Percutaneous Computed Tomography-Guided Spinal Destructive Procedures for Pain Control

Y??cel Kanpolat, Ali Savas, Serdar Akyar, Eric Cosman
2004 Neurosurgery quarterly  
The techniques and results of the main percutaneous procedures performed using image guidance with computerized tomography, including cordotomy, trigeminal tractotomy-nucleotomy, and extralemniscal myelotomy, are presented. The advantages of image guidance for anatomical orientation during the procedures and the newly designed radiofrequency needle-electrode systems are stressed.
doi:10.1097/00013414-200412000-00008 fatcat:57ah2c7s5vdjffhbzfaybdqdbe