16. Interventional Pain Procedures in the Lumbar Region

  1. P. Prithvi Raj MBBS, FFARCS (Eng), FIPP1 and
  2. Serdar Erdine MD, FIPP2

Published Online: 4 SEP 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118300480.ch16

Pain-Relieving Procedures: The Illustrated Guide

Pain-Relieving Procedures: The Illustrated Guide

How to Cite

Raj, P. P. and Erdine, S. (2012) Interventional Pain Procedures in the Lumbar Region, in Pain-Relieving Procedures: The Illustrated Guide, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118300480.ch16

Author Information

  1. 1

    Departments of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas, USA

  2. 2

    Istanbul Pain Center, Istanbul, Turkey

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 SEP 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 JUL 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470670385

Online ISBN: 9781118300480

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Keywords:

  • lumbar region, interventional pain procedures;
  • lumbar epidural space, percutaneous interlaminar block;
  • epidural arteries and trauma, resultant epidural hematoma formation;
  • interlaminar approach to lumbar epidural space;
  • lumbar epidural space and structures, in close proximity;
  • loss of resistance technique;
  • interlaminar epidural block technique, in prone paramedian approaches;
  • lumbar epidural space, and epidural catheter placement technique;
  • lumbar facet medial branch block, and RF lesioning technique;
  • percutaneous discography and lesioning, annular tear CT classification

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Percutaneous interlaminar block of the lumbar epidural space

  • Percutaneous transforaminal block of the lumbar epidural space

  • Percutaneous block and lesioning of the lumbar facet joint and medial branch

  • Percutaneous block and lesioning of the lumbar sympathetic ganglia

  • Percutaneous block and lesioning of the rami communicantes

  • Percutaneous discography and lesioning of the lumbar disc

  • Percutaneous intradiscal procedures

  • Further reading