Radiofrequency Thermocoagulation of the Posterior Medial Branch of the Lumbar Spine (X-Ray Guided)

  • Keiichi OmoteEmail author


Prognostic lumbar facet block with local anesthetic is useful in predicting whether radiofrequency lesioning of the affected facet joint will provide long-lasting relief of painful conditions.


Radiofrequency thermocoagulation Posterior medial branch Facet joint 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Sapporo Teishinkai HospitalSapporoJapan

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