epiduroscopy

epiduroscopy

(ep″i-door-os′kŏ-pē, -dūr-) [ epidur(al) + -scopy]
The insertion of a fiber-optic scope into the epidural space that surrounds the spinal cord to diagnose and treat chronic back pain.
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An anatomical study using epiduroscopy in autopsy cases.
The dorsomedian connective tissue band in the lumbar epidural space of humans: an anatomical study using epiduroscopy in autopsy cases.
DABPM, Denver Pain Management is one of the few centers worldwide that regularly performs the full range of advanced, FDA-approved procedures available in Interventional Pain Management, including diagnostic spinal injection, quantitative discomanometry with provocative discography, therapeutic neural blockade, radiofrequency neurolysis, cryoneurolysis, intradiscal thermal therapy, percutaneous discectomy, epiduroscopy, central spinal stimulation and peripheral electrical neuromodulation.
Most readers will find the material on intradiskal procedures and lumbosacral epiduroscopy original and worth reading.