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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(41,42) Of note, peridural scarring may not be apparent on MR, and in highly symptomatic patients with negative MR findings, epiduroscopy may be required to completely exclude peridural fibrosis as a cause of persistent pain.
Epiduroscopy: Atlas of Procedures (online access included)
Neurologists describe epiduroscopy, a form of endoscopy that cam access the spinal epidural space to provide direct visualizations and focused intervention for the many spine pathological clinical symptoms that result from the interaction of neural elements with their surrounding structures.
Ellos publicaron un consenso llamado Standards for Epiduroscopy [17].
The lumbar epidural space in patients examined with epiduroscopy. Anesth Analg.
Application of holmium: YAG laser in epiduroscopy: extended practicabilities in the treatment of chronic back pain syndrome.
Risk of catheter migration during combined spinal epidural block: Percutaneous epiduroscopy study.
Incorrect needle position during lumbarepidural steroid administration: Inaccuracy of loss of air pressure resistance and requirement of fluoroscopy and epiduroscopy during needle insertion.
An anatomical study using epiduroscopy in autopsy cases.
The epiduroscopy provides a simpler and more specific identification of the problem area; this translates into a less expensive and more effective treatment.
The dorsomedian connective tissue band in the lumbar epidural space of humans: an anatomical study using epiduroscopy in autopsy cases.
Most readers will find the material on intradiskal procedures and lumbosacral epiduroscopy original and worth reading.