intradiscal electrothermal therapy

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intradiscal electrothermal therapy

a minimally invasive procedure for the treatment of discogenic low back pain.

intradiscal electrothermal therapy

, intradiskal electrothermal therapy (ĭn″tră-dĭsk′ăl),

IDET

A treatment for low back pain without sciatica that involves inserting a needle into the posterior annulus of a painful intravertebral disc and heating it to 90°C.