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Kambin's triangle: definition and new classification schema.

J Neurosurg Spine 2019 Nov 29:1-9. Epub 2019 Nov 29.

3Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida.

Kambin's triangle is an anatomical corridor used to access critical structures in a variety of spinal procedures. It is considered a safe space because it is devoid of vascular and neural structures of importance. Nonetheless, there is currently significant variation in the literature regarding the exact dimensions and anatomical borders of Kambin's triangle. Read More

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November 2019

Current Concepts in Intradiscal Percutaneous Minimally Invasive Procedures for Chronic Low Back Pain.

Asian J Neurosurg 2019 Jul-Sep;14(3):657-669

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospital of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece.

Study Design: A systemic review of thermal annular procedures (TAPs) and percutaneous disk decompression procedures (PDDPs) for the treatment of discogenic chronic low back pain (CLBP) was conducted.

Objective: The objective of this review is to evaluate and to compare the effectiveness of TAPs and PDDPs in treating discogenic CLBP and to assess the frequency of complications associated with those procedures.

Materials And Methods: English-language journal articles were identified through computerized searches of the PubMed database and bibliographies of identified articles and review papers. Read More

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September 2019

Effectiveness of Thermal Annular Procedures in Treating Discogenic Low Back Pain.

Pain Physician 2017 09;20(6):447-470

Medical Director of interventional spine El Magdi Military Compound Hospitals, Consultant & Head of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department, Assistant Professor at Egyptian Military Medical Academy, Egypt.

Background: Discogenic low back is a distinct clinic entity characterized by pain arising from a damaged disc. The diagnosis is clouded by the controversy surrounding discography. The treatment options are limited, with unsatisfactory results from both conservative treatment and surgery. Read More

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September 2017

A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Intradiscal Electrothermal Therapy Compared with Circumferential Lumbar Fusion.

Pain Pract 2018 04 3;18(4):515-522. Epub 2017 Nov 3.

Department of Economics and Related Studies, University of York, York, U.K.

Study Design: Cost-effectiveness analysis.

Objective: To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of intradiscal electrothermal therapy (IDET) relative to circumferential lumbar fusion with femoral ring allograft (FRA) in the United Kingdom.

Summary Of Background Data: Circumferential lumbar fusion is an established treatment for discogenic low back pain. Read More

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Nosocomial spondylodiscitis after intradiscal electrothermal therapy: Case series.

J Pak Med Assoc 2017 Aug;67(8):1290-1292

Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Gaziantep University, Gaziantep, Turkey.

Intradiscal electrothermal therapy (IDET) is a method applied for treatment of pain caused by the disc and involves reaching spinal disc through a catheter under fluoroscopy and solidifying disc interior by heating. We retrospectively evaluated ten patients treated and followed up with diagnosis of nosocomial spondylodiscitis after IDET. Ten patients, to whom IDET was applied for low back pain treatment in a tertiary healthcare organization, came with complaints of fever and low back pain during postoperative process. Read More

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Thermal-Induced Osteonecrosis of Adjacent Vertebra after Intradiscal Electrothermal Therapy.

J Korean Neurosurg Soc 2017 Jan 29;60(1):114-117. Epub 2016 Dec 29.

Department of Neurosurgery, Spine Center, Samsung Medical Center Sungkyunkwan University, School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

A 42-year-old man was admitted to our hospital with complaints of low back pain and intermittent right thigh pain. Twelve weeks before admission, the patient received intradiscal electrothermal therapy (IDET) at a local hospital. The patient still reported low back pain after the procedure that was managed with narcotic analgesics. Read More

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January 2017

Patient Selection and Efficacy of Intradiscal Electrothermal Therapy with Respect to the Dallas Discogram Score.

Turk Neurosurg 2017 ;27(4):623-630

Baskent University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery, Ankara, Turkey.

Aim: Intervertebral disc degeneration can cause severe low back pain. Intradiscal electrothermal therapy (IDET) is a minimally invasive treatment option for patients with symptomatic internal disc disruption unresponsive to conservative medical care. We aimed to evaluate 12-month pain and functional outcomes and predictors of clinical success in patients with discogenic back pain treated with IDET with respect to the Dallas Discogram Scale (DDS). Read More

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February 2018

Comparison of open surgical discectomy versus plasma-laser nucleoplasty in patients with single lumbar disc herniation.

J Res Med Sci 2015 Dec;20(12):1133-7

Departmentt of Epidemiology, Alzahra Hospital, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran.

Background: Intervertebral disc herniation is a major cause of low back pain. Several treatment methods are available for lumbar disc herniation including Chemonucleolysis, open surgery, nucleoplasty, laser disc decompression, and intradiscal electrothermal therapy. The high prevalence of lumbar disc herniation necessitates a minimally invasive yet effective treatment method. Read More

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December 2015

Nonoperative management of discogenic back pain: a systematic review.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2014 Jul;39(16):1314-24

From the Leni and Peter W. May Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY.

Study Design: Systematic review of the literature.

Objective: A systematic evaluation of the literature was performed to investigate current nonoperative management of the treatment of discogenic low back pain.

Summary Of Background Data: Back pain is a major health care concern with up to 39% being discogenic in origin according to one study. Read More

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Nonsurgical interventions for low back pain.

Prim Care 2012 Sep;39(3):517-23

Southern Regional AHEC, 1601 Owen Drive, Fayetteville, NC 28304, USA.

A variety of nonoperative interventions are available to treat back pain. Careful assessment, discussion, and planning need to be performed to individualize care to each patient. This article discusses good to fair evidence from randomized controlled trials that injection therapy, percutaneous intradiscal radiofrequency thermocoagulation, intradiscal electrothermal therapy, and prolotherapy are not effective. Read More

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September 2012

Results of intradiscal pulsed radiofrequency for lumbar discogenic pain: comparison with intradiscal electrothermal therapy.

Korean J Pain 2012 Jul 28;25(3):155-60. Epub 2012 Jun 28.

Pain Management Clinic, Department of Anesthesiology, Shiga University of Medical Science Hospital, Otsu, Shiga, Japan.

Background: We have developed an intradiscal pulsed radiofrequency (Disc PRF) technique, using Diskit II® needles (NeuroTherm, Wilmington, MA, USA), as a minimally invasive treatment option for chronic discogenic low back pain (LBP). The purpose of this study was to compare the representative outcomes of Disc PRF and Intradiscal Electrothermal Therapy (IDET) in terms of pain relief and reduction of disability.

Methods: Thirty-one patients with chronic discogenic LBP who underwent either Disc PRF (n = 15) or IDET (n = 16) were enrolled in the study. Read More

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Effectiveness of thermal annular procedures in treating discogenic low back pain.

Pain Physician 2012 May-Jun;15(3):E279-304

The Helm Center for Pain Management, Laguna Hills, CA, USA.

Background: Persistent low back pain refractory to conservative treatment is a common problem that leads to widespread impairment, resulting in significant costs to society. The intervertebral disc is a major source of persistent low back pain. Technologies developed to treat this problem, including various surgical instrumentation and fusion techniques, have not reliably provided satisfactory results in terms of either pain relief or increased function. Read More

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October 2012

Percutaneous intradiscal treatments for discogenic pain.

Authors:
Sang Chul Lee

Acta Anaesthesiol Taiwan 2012 Mar 30;50(1):25-8. Epub 2012 Mar 30.

Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, South Korea.

Severe discogenic pain including axial or radicular pain is not easy to treat properly. Although mechanical correction was made possible to some extent, the high incidence of failed back surgery syndrome frustrates both patients and physicians. For discogenic pain, like other disorders, pain management is the discipline of intervention, principally with the application of certain techniques, such as intradiscal electrothermal therapy, nucleoplasty, Dekompressor and targeted disc decompression (TDD). Read More

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Experimental evaluation of the risk of extradiscal thermal damage in intradiscal electrothermal therapy (IDET).

Pain Physician 2012 Jan-Feb;15(1):E99-E106

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, Munchen - Germany.

Background: In 2000 the intradiscal electrothermal therapy (IDET) procedure for the treatment of discogenic pain was introduced. The technique involves the positioning of an intradiscal catheter with a temperature-controlled thermal resistive heating coil at the inner posterior annulus. The therapeutic mechanism of IDET combines the thermo-coagulation of native nociceptors and in-grown nonmyelinated nerve fibers with collagen shrinkage, stabilizing annular fissures. Read More

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6-month results of TransDiscal Biacuplasty on patients with discogenic low back pain: preliminary findings.

Int J Med Sci 2010 Dec 14;8(1):1-8. Epub 2010 Dec 14.

Pain Management Center, Department of Anesthesiology, Dicle University, Diyarbakir, Turkey.

Study Design: Prospective observational study.

Objective: Our aim is to investigate the efficacy and safety of TransDiscal Biacuplasty.

Summary Of Background Data: Chronic discogenic pain is one of the leading causes of low back pain; however, the condition is not helped by most non-invasive methods. Read More

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December 2010

Intradiscal electrothermal therapy treatment for back pain.

Pain Manag 2011 Jan;1(1):41-51

Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1301 Medical Center Drive, Nashville, TN 37027, USA.

The intradiscal electrothermal therapy (IDET) procedure is a minimally invasive technique designed to treat discogenic chronic low back pain. The debate surrounding IDET ranges from the concept of the procedure, the technique and patient selection, to its effectiveness. The procedure provides modest improvement; however, it is considered less invasive and destructive than other modalities of treatments available at the present time, and has lower cost. Read More

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January 2011

Treatment of discogenic low back pain with Intradiscal Electrothermal Therapy (IDET): 24 months follow-up in 50 consecutive patients.

Acta Neurochir Suppl 2011 ;108:103-5

Department of Neurosurgery Ospedale Fatebenefratelli E Oftalmico, Milano, Italy.

Background: Degeneration of the intervertebral disc can be the source of severe low back pain. Intradiscal electrothermal therapy (IDET) is a minimally invasive treatment option for patients with symptomatic internal disc disruption nonresponsive to conservative medical care.

Methods: Using MRI and discographic findings, 50 patients with lumbar discogenic pain were identified, underwent IDET treatment and were followed for 24 months. Read More

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[Therapeutic effect of intradiscal electrothermal therapy for discogenic low back pain].

Nan Fang Yi Ke Da Xue Xue Bao 2010 Oct;30(10):2406-7, 2410

Department of Pain, Second Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical College, Guangzhou 510260, China.

Objective: To observe the clinical efficacy and complications of intradiscal electrothermal therapy for treatment of discogenic low back pain.

Methods: Forty patients with discogenic low back pain were treated with intradiscal electrothermal therapy, and the changes in the VAS, functional status and complications after the treatment were analyzed. RESULTS The VAS score was decreased and the functional status improved obviously after the treatment, which caused no severe complications. Read More

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October 2010

Intradiscal electrothermal therapy in the treatment of chronic low back pain: experience with 93 patients.

Surg Neurol Int 2010 Aug 4;1:37. Epub 2010 Aug 4.

Department of Neurosurgery, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, 160 Sec3 Chung-Kang Road, Taichung - 407 05, Taiwan, R.O.C.

Background: Low back pain (LBP) has become a main cause of absenteeism and disability in industrialized societies. Chronic LBP is an important health issue in modern countries. Discogenic LBP is one of the causes of chronic low back pain. Read More

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15. Discogenic low back pain.

Pain Pract 2010 Nov-Dec;10(6):560-79. Epub 2010 Sep 6.

Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management, Alysis Rijnstate Hospital, Arnhem, The Netherlands.

An estimated 40% of chronic lumbosacral spinal pain is attributed to the discus intervertebralis. Degenerative changes following loss of hydration of the nucleus pulposus lead to circumferential or radial tears within the annulus fibrosus. Annular tears within the outer annulus stimulate the ingrowth of blood vessels and accompanying nociceptors into the outer and occasionally inner annulus. Read More

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February 2011

A critical review of the American Pain Society clinical practice guidelines for interventional techniques: part 2. Therapeutic interventions.

Pain Physician 2010 Jul-Aug;13(4):E215-64

Pain Management Center of Paducah, Paducah, KY, USA.

Background: Clinical guidelines are a constructive response to the reality that practicing physicians require assistance in assimilating and applying the exponentially expanding, often contradictory, body of medical knowledge. They attempt to define practices that meet the needs of most patients under most circumstances. Ideally, specific clinical recommendations contained within practice guidelines are systematically developed by expert panels who have access to all the available evidence, have an understanding of the clinical problem, and have clinical experience with the procedure being assessed, as well as knowledge of relevant research methods. Read More

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Thermal phantom of the intervertebral disc for evaluating intradiscal electrothermal therapies.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2011 Jan;36(2):118-23

Biologics and Spine, Smith and Nephew Inc, Memphis, TN, USA.

Study Design: a silicone material was evaluated as an intervertebral disc thermal phantom. Temperature mapping was performed during the intradiscal electrothermal therapy (IDET) procedure and compared with results from the cadaver studies.

Objective: to determine whether a silicone material can be used as an intervertebral disc thermal phantom for evaluating thermal distributions of intradiscal electrothermal therapies and for reducing the need for cadaver and animal studies. Read More

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January 2011

Intradiscal electrothermal therapy for symptomatic internal disc disruption: 24-month results and predictors of clinical success.

J Neurosurg Spine 2010 Mar;12(3):320-6

Department of Neurosurgery, Ospedale Fatebenefratelli E Oftalmico, Milano, Italy; and.

Object: Degeneration of the intervertebral disc can be the source of severe low-back pain. Intradiscal electrothermal therapy (IDET) is a minimally invasive treatment option for patients with symptomatic internal disc disruption unresponsive to conservative medical care. This study was undertaken in the neurosurgical setting to evaluate 24-month pain and functional outcomes and predictors of clinical success in patients with discogenic back pain treated with IDET. Read More

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Low back pain (chronic).

Authors:
Roger Chou

BMJ Clin Evid 2010 Oct 8;2010. Epub 2010 Oct 8.

Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, USA.

Introduction: Over 70% of people in developed countries develop low back pain (LBP) at some time. But recovery is not always favourable: 82% of non recent-onset patients still experience pain 1 year later. Many patients with chronic LBP who were initially told that their natural history was good spend months or years seeking relief. Read More

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October 2010

[Chemonucleolysis and intradiscal electrothermal therapy: what is the current evidence?].

Rofo 2009 Oct 24;181(10):936-44. Epub 2009 Sep 24.

Ludwig-Boltzmann-Institut für Health Technology Assessment, Wien, Osterreich.

We evaluated the efficacy and safety of chemonucleolysis and intradiscal electrothermal therapy (IDET) on the basis of the data presented in recently published papers with respect to pain relief, function, and complication rates. Detailed searches for English and German articles published between 2003 and 2008 were performed in a number of electronic databases. Further publications were identified by manual search. Read More

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October 2009

Comprehensive evidence-based guidelines for interventional techniques in the management of chronic spinal pain.

Pain Physician 2009 Jul-Aug;12(4):699-802

Pain Management Center of Paducah, Paducah, KY, USA.

Background: Comprehensive, evidence-based guidelines for interventional techniques in the management of chronic spinal pain are described here to provide recommendations for clinicians.

Objective: To develop evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for interventional techniques in the diagnosis and treatment of chronic spinal pain.

Design: Systematic assessment of the literature. Read More

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October 2009

Nonsurgical interventional therapies for low back pain: a review of the evidence for an American Pain Society clinical practice guideline.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2009 May;34(10):1078-93

Department of Medicine, Oregon Evidence-Based Practice Center, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA.

Study Design: Systematic review.

Objective: To systematically assess benefits and harms of nonsurgical interventional therapies for low back and radicular pain.

Summary Of Background Data: Although use of certain interventional therapies is common or increasing, there is also uncertainty or controversy about their efficacy. Read More

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Anesthetic considerations during vertebroplasty, kyphoplasty, and intradiscal electrothermal therapy.

Int Anesthesiol Clin 2009 ;47(2):45-55

Department of Anesthesiology, the Mount Sinai Medical Center, 1 Gustave L. Levy Place, New York, NY, USA.

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