18. Advanced Techniques

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

Published Online: 4 SEP 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118300480.ch18

Pain-Relieving Procedures: The Illustrated Guide

Pain-Relieving Procedures: The Illustrated Guide

How to Cite

Raj, P. P. and Erdine, S. (2012) Advanced Techniques, in Pain-Relieving Procedures: The Illustrated Guide, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118300480.ch18

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



  • advanced techniques, and spinal drug delivery systems;
  • intraspinal continuous analgesia, and drug delivery implantation;
  • epidural port implantation, intrathecal pump implantation techniques;
  • intraspinal drug-delivery devices, advantages/disadvantages;
  • spinal analgesics, and pain transmission inhibition;
  • 2007 Polyanalgesic algorithm for intrathecal, concentrations/doses of agents;
  • spinal cord stimulation technique, trial electrode implantation;
  • sacral nerve root stimulation, and spinal cord stimulation mechanism;
  • commonly used technique, electrode placement by posterior sacral foraminal;
  • vertebroplasty, kyphoplasty in vertebral compression, transpedicular approach


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Technique of intraspinal continuous analgesia

  • Technique of spinal cord stimulation

  • Technique of sacral nerve root stimulation (contributed by S. Ozyalcin)

  • Vertebroplasty

  • Kyphoplasty

  • Further reading