SDRP Journal of Anesthesia & Surgery

Non-operative management of Discogenic Back Pain by Intradiscal Interventions: an evidence based review

Citation

Dr Ashok Jadon, Non-operative management of Discogenic Back Pain by Intradiscal Interventions: an evidence based review(2016)SDRP Journal Of Anesthesia & Surgery 1(1)

Abstract

Intervertebral disc is an important pain generator and contributes about 26%-42% in etiology of chronic back pain. The common causes are either annular tears or prolapsed nucleus pulposus. Non-surgical treatment is aimed at either repair of annulus or removal of part of nucleus to reduce the pressure on the nerves. New evidence are groing to support the favourable outcome and safety of such interventions. This brief review has highlighted the various treatment modelities and evidences to support their use.

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