The evaluation of radiofrequency facet nerve denervation in the patients with lumbar facet syndrome: experience with 493 patients


Mimaroglu C., Mimaroglu Altinay B., Duger C., Isbir A. C. , Gursoy S., KAYGUSUZ K., ...More

ANAESTHESIA PAIN & INTENSIVE CARE, vol.21, no.4, pp.438-441, 2017 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Journal Name: ANAESTHESIA PAIN & INTENSIVE CARE
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.438-441
  • Middle East Technical University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: Radio frequency thermocoagulation (RFT) is a relatively new modality and has been recommended for treatment of back pain diagnosed as to be originating from spinal facet joints. We aimed to evaluate the efficacy of this novel procedure in our patients with lumbar facet syndrome in our department of algology.