Percutaneous radiofrequency rhizotomy lumbar spinal facets: The results of 46 cases

Gocer A. , Cetinalp E., Tuna M., Ildan F., Bagdatoglu H., Haciyakupoglu S.

NEUROSURGICAL REVIEW, cilt.20, ss.114-116, 1997 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 20 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 1997
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/bf01138194
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.114-116


The results of percutaneous radiofrequency rhizotomy of lumbar spinal facets in 46 patients followed at least three months (mean 15 months) are reported and compared with those reported previously. Satisfactory pain relief three months after the procedure was achieved in 36.4 percent of patients without operations and in 41.7 percent of patients with operations other than fusion.