Percutaneous Rhizotomy of the Articular Nerve of Luschka for Low Back and Sciatic Pain
The results of percutaneous facet rhizotomy for the treatment of low back and sciatic pain in 30 patients are reported. Satisfactory results were obtained in 76% of cases. No complications were found. This procedure should be tried in every patient with low back and extremity pain and no major neurological deficit before resorting to laminectomy.
KeywordsIntervertebral Disc Facet Joint Extremity Pain Sciatic Pain Transitional Vertebra
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