Ultrasound-Guided Spinal Procedures

  • Yi ZhangEmail author
  • Baishan Wu
  • Ping Jin


The use of ultrasound guidance has been increasingly recognized as feasible and reliable in performing interventional procedures. In this chapter, we describe the relevant sonoanatomy of the cervical and lumbar spine, as well as technical approaches in performing common interventional spine procedures with ultrasound guidance, including selective cervical spinal nerve root injection, cervical facet joint injection and medial branch block, stellate ganglion block, lumbar facet joint injection and medial branch nerve block, sacroiliac joint injection, and caudal epidural injection.


Ultrasound guidance Pain procedure 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain MedicineMassachusetts General HospitalBostonUSA
  2. 2.Xuanwu Hospital, Department of Pain MedicineCapital Medical UniversityBeijingChina

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