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Radiofrequency Ablation Techniques, 1st Edition

Author :
By Alaa Abd-Elsayed, MD, MPH, FASA
Radiofrequency Augmentation Techniques, part of the Atlas of Interventional Pain Management series, is a concise, practical guide that provides clinicians with detailed, step-by-step guidance on how to perform the latest interventional techniques for ...view more
Radiofrequency Augmentation Techniques, part of the Atlas of Interventional Pain Management series, is a concise, practical guide that provides clinicians with detailed, step-by-step guidance on how to perform the latest interventional techniques for treating patients with chronic pain. This comprehensive, easy-to-follow guide offers expert coverage of how to deliver safe, accurate, and cost-effective pain relief to patients using all clinically useful imaging modalities, including ultrasound-guided techniques and fluoroscopy. With high-quality images and clear, authoritative guidance throughout, it shows exactly how to evaluate the causes of pain, identify the most promising stimulation technique, locate the site with precision, and deliver effective relief. 
ISBN :
9780323870634
Publication Date :
23-06-2023
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Radiofrequency Augmentation Techniques, part of the Atlas of Interventional Pain Management series, is a concise, practical guide that provides clinicians with detailed, step-by-step guidance on how to perform the latest interventional techniques for treating patients with chronic pain. This comprehensive, easy-to-follow guide offers expert coverage of how to deliver safe, accurate, and cost-effective pain relief to patients using all clinically useful imaging modalities, including ultrasound-guided techniques and fluoroscopy. With high-quality images and clear, authoritative guidance throughout, it shows exactly how to evaluate the causes of pain, identify the most promising stimulation technique, locate the site with precision, and deliver effective relief. 

Key Features
  • Offers a comprehensive overview of the latest techniques used in radiofrequency ablation. 

  • Features clinically relevant anatomic drawings and radiologic images that provide step-by-step instruction on techniques. 

  • Provides clear guidance on the risks and benefits, as well as indications and contraindications, for each procedure. 

  • Covers key topics such as radiofrequency ablation involving the sacroiliac joint, hip joint articular nerves, and upper and lower extremity; radiofrequency ablation for headache; radiofrequency ablation of the medial branch in the presence of other devices; and more. 

  • Includes easy-to-follow, templated content on patient selection, preoperative prep, and post-operative care. 

  • Contains full-color line drawings, photographs, and ultrasound images that provide you with a firm grasp of the anatomy and equipment involved with each procedure. 

  • Highlights potential pitfalls for each technique and offers clinical pearls on how to avoid them. 

  • An eBook version is included with purchase. The eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures and references, with the ability to search, customize your content, make notes and highlights, and have content read aloud. 


Author Information
By Alaa Abd-Elsayed, MD, MPH, FASA, Medical Director, UW Pain Clinic, Division Chief, Chronic Pain Medicine, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin