Interventional Radiology in Pain Treatment

Editors: Kastler, B., Barral, F.-G., Fergane, B., Pereira, P. (Eds.)

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About this book

Disease whether it is acute, chronic, or at end stage, is all too regularly accompanied by pain. Pain is often difficult to control, in malignant disease in particular, even by using appropriate medications. Anesthesiologists and pain therapists have developed new invasive therapies including nerve block, sympatholysis, and neurolysis useful for both diagnosis and pain management. To insure the efficiency and safety of these procedures, and furthermore for elaborate techniques such as vertebroplasty, cementoplasty, and radio frequency bone ablation, imaging guidance becomes mandatory. This state-of-the-art book describes the techniques elaborated by interventional radiologists in the treatment and palliation of a variety of benign and malignant painful conditions. Each chapter written by an expert in the field concentrates on a particular aspect of pain management, with emphasis on practical issues. This book will serve as an invaluable source of information for the radiologist willing to learn about new pain therapy techniques aimed at optimizing or replacing more invasive traditional methods.

About the authors

Bruno Kastler, MD, MS (physics) is Chief of Radiology and Director of the bioengineering laboratory in Besancon, France. He has been involved in pain treatment and promoting new radiological interventional techniques for over 15 years.

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"A relatively slim volume of just over 200 pages divided into 20 chapters … . The book is clearly intended for radiologists with an interest in pain management and all … . is accompanied by numerous radiographic images that are generally of excellent quality and illustrate the technique being described well; there are also several beautiful line drawings demonstrating normal neural anatomy in various regions of the body. There is undoubtedly much to be praised in this book … ." (James Jackson, Clinical Radiology, Vol. 63, 2008)


Table of contents (5 chapters)

  • Pterygopalatine Ganglion Neurolysis Under CT Guidance

    Christophe Clair, Bruno Kastler, Gilles Cadel, Bernard Fergane

    Pages 81-86

  • Stellate Ganglion Neurolysis Under CT-Guidance

    Bruno Kastler, Démonsthène Michalakis, Nicolas Sailley, Philippe Pereira, Bernard Fergane

    Pages 87-92

  • Percutaneous Neurolysis of the Celiac Plexus and Splanchnic Nerves

    Bruno Kastler, Jean-François Litzler, Pierre-Yves Marcy, Gérard Schmutz

    Pages 93-104

  • Pudendal Nerve Infiltration Under CT Guidance

    Bruno Kastler, Christophe Clair, Zakia Boulahdour, Julien Puget, Marjolaine De Billy, Bernard Fergane

    Pages 113-117

  • Aspiration and Lavage of Calcific Shoulder Tendinitis

    Jean-Michel Lerais, Philippe Sarliève, Georges Hadjidekov, et al.

    Pages 145-154

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  • ISBN 978-3-642-06394-7
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Interventional Radiology in Pain Treatment
Editors
  • F.-G. Barral
  • B. Fergane
  • P. Pereira
  • Bruno Kastler
Copyright
2007
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-47199-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-540-47199-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-24810-1
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-06394-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 202
Number of Illustrations and Tables
159 b/w illustrations
Additional Information
Original French edition published by Masson, Paris 2005
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