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The most effective minimally invasive disc treatment: Discogel (full Catalog)

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Percutaneous treatment odf cervical and thoracic intervertebral hernias with radiopaque gelified ethanol

Posted by admin under Abstract, Papers - Non-Mentor Interventional Spine Jacques Theron, MD Leopoldo Guimaraens, MD, Non ASSR Member Alfredo Casasco, MD, Non ASSR Member Teresa Sola, MD, Non ASSR Member Hugo Cuellar, MD,…

Percutaneous treatment of lumbar disc herniation with gelified ethanol/ a preliminary stud

Aims and objectives Many therapies are available to treat lumbar disc herniation (LDH) ranging from medical therapies to minimaly invasive percutneous treatments and surgery A wide range of minimaly invasive percutaneous…

Lumbar Percutaneous Intradiscal Injection of Radiopaque Gelified Ethanol (Discogel) in Patients with Low Back and Radicular Pain

Abstract Partial removal of nucleus pulposus with consequent reduction of intradiscal pressure may be obtained with percutaneous intradiscal administration of chemical substances in the intervertebral disc. We used percutaneous intradiscal…

Percutaneous Treatment of Cervical Disk Hernias Using Gelified Ethanol

SUMMARY – This study assessed the impact and modification of intradiscal, intraforaminal, epi- dural and intramuscular swine injection of a new material, Discogel®- radiopaque gelified ethanol- recently introduced for the mini-invasive…

Intradiscal and Intramuscular Injection of Discogel® - Radiopaque Gelified Ethanol: Pathological Evaluation

Abstract Partial removal of nucleus pulposus with consequent reduction of intradiscal pressure may be obtained with percutaneous intradiscal administration of chemical substances in the intervertebral disc. We used percutaneous…

Lumbar Percutaneous Intradiscal Injection of Radiopaque Gelified Ethanol (“Discogel”) in Patients with Low Back and Radicular Pain

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Percutaneous treatment of lumbar intervertebral disk hernias with radiopaque gelified ethanol: a preliminary study.

Theron J1, Guimaraens L, Casasco A, Sola T, Cuellar H, Courtheoux P. Author information Abstract STUDY DESIGN: Prospective clinical trial. OBJECTIVE: Demonstrate the safety and efficacy of gelified ethanol in the percutaneous…

QUALITY ASSURANCE GUIDELINES FOR PERCUTANEOUS TREATMENTS OF INTERVERTEBRAL DISCS

INTRODUCTION Herniation of intervertebral disc is an important and common cause of low back pain which affects mobility, physical function, quality of life and costs highly to society [1, 2]. It is estimated that 70-90% of normal…

Treatment of chronic low back pain – new approaches on the horizon

Abstract: Back pain is the second leading cause of disability among American adults and is currently treated either with conservative therapy or interventional pain procedures. However, the question that remains is whether we, as physicians,…

Cohort study of lumbar percutaneous chemonucleolysis using ethanol gel in sciatica refractory to conservative treatment

Abstract Purpose To investigate the efficacy of percutaneous chemonucleolysis using ethanol gel (PCEG) in alleviating ra- dicular pain due to disc herniation after failure of conservative treatment. Materials and methods After…

DISTRIBUTION AND SHORT- AND LONG-TERM EFFECTS OF INJECTED GELIFIED ETHANOL INTO THE LUMBOSACRAL INTERVERTEBRAL DISC IN HEALTHY DOGS

Radiopaque gelified ethanol preparation has been described as a useful agent for treatment of humans with intervertebral disc protrusion. The material is injected into the nucleus pulposus under image guidance with intention to cause…

Radiopaque Gelified Ethanol Application in Lumbar Intervertebral Soft Disc Herniations: Croatian Multicentric Study

Abstract Objective. Minimally invasive percutaneous spinal procedures are popular in trying to reduce spinal pain. The aim of this paper is to evaluate the safety of intervertebral disc chemonucleolysis and to re- port the effectiveness…

Percutaneous Treatment of Cervical Disk Hernias Using Gelified Ethanol- Discogel

SUMMARY: This study investigates the efficacy of chemonucleolysis using RGE in the treatment of cervical disk hernias in a small sample of patients who had cervical diskogenic or radicular pain secondary to disk herniations. Results…

Percutaneous Injection of Radiopaque Gelified Ethanol for the Treatment of Lumbar and Cervical Intervertebral Disk Herniations: Experience and Clinical Outcome in 80 Patients

ABSTRACT BACKGROUNDANDPURPOSE: Chemonucleolysisrepresentsaminimallyinvasivepercutaneoustechniquecharacterizedbyanintradis- kal injection of materials under fluoroscopic or CT guidance. Recently, a substance based on radiopaque…