paravertebral facet joint denervation

paravertebral facet joint denervation

Pain management The destruction of a lumbar paravertebral facet joint nerve using a neurolytic Indications Facet joint arthropathy–eg, spondylysis or post-laminectomy syndrome–resulting in therapeutically recalcitrant low back pain. See Laminectomy.
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