Pulsed vs Continuous Radiofrequency Neurotomy for Cervical Facet Joint Mediated Pain
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04124445|
Recruitment Status : Not yet recruiting
First Posted : October 11, 2019
Last Update Posted : October 11, 2019
Allevio Pain Management Clinic
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Allevio Pain Management Clinic
No Study Results Posted on ClinicalTrials.gov for this Study
|Recruitment Status :||Not yet recruiting|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||December 31, 2022|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||December 31, 2023|
Publications of Results:
Falco FJ, Erhart S, Wargo BW, Bryce DA, Atluri S, Datta S, Hayek SM. Systematic review of diagnostic utility and therapeutic effectiveness of cervical facet joint interventions. Pain Physician. 2009 Mar-Apr;12(2):323-44. Review.
Yin W, Bogduk N. The nature of neck pain in a private pain clinic in the United States. Pain Med. 2008 Mar;9(2):196-203. doi: 10.1111/j.1526-4637.2007.00369.x.
Gil Faclier, Joseph Kay. Cervical facet radiofrequency neurotomy. Techniques in Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management Volume 4, Issue 3, July 2000, Pages 120-125
Smith AD, Jull G, Schneider G, Frizzell B, Hooper RA, Sterling M. Cervical radiofrequency neurotomy reduces central hyperexcitability and improves neck movement in individuals with chronic whiplash. Pain Med. 2014 Jan;15(1):128-41. doi: 10.1111/pme.12262. Epub 2013 Oct 18.
Bogduk N, Govind J. Cervicogenic headache: an assessment of the evidence on clinical diagnosis, invasive tests, and treatment. Lancet Neurol. 2009 Oct;8(10):959-68. doi: 10.1016/S1474-4422(09)70209-1. Review.
Chang MC. Effect of bipolar pulsed radiofrequency on refractory chronic cervical radicular pain: A report of two cases. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Apr;96(15):e6604. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000006604.
Gazelka HM, Knievel S, Mauck WD, Moeschler SM, Pingree MJ, Rho RH, Lamer TJ. Incidence of neuropathic pain after radiofrequency denervation of the third occipital nerve. J Pain Res. 2014 Apr 10;7:195-8. doi: 10.2147/JPR.S60925. eCollection 2014.
Husted DS, Orton D, Schofferman J, Kine G. Effectiveness of repeated radiofrequency neurotomy for cervical facet joint pain. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2008 Aug;21(6):406-8. doi: 10.1097/BSD.0b013e318158971f.
Govind J, King W, Bailey B, Bogduk N. Radiofrequency neurotomy for the treatment of third occipital headache. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2003 Jan;74(1):88-93.
MacVicar J, Borowczyk JM, MacVicar AM, Loughnan BM, Bogduk N. Cervical medial branch radiofrequency neurotomy in New Zealand. Pain Med. 2012 May;13(5):647-54. doi: 10.1111/j.1526-4637.2012.01351.x. Epub 2012 Mar 28.
Fang L, Tao W, Jingjing L, Nan J. Comparison of High-voltage- with Standard-voltage Pulsed Radiofrequency of Gasserian Ganglion in the Treatment of Idiopathic Trigeminal Neuralgia. Pain Pract. 2015 Sep;15(7):595-603. doi: 10.1111/papr.12227. Epub 2014 Jun 23.
Erdine S, Ozyalcin NS, Cimen A, Celik M, Talu GK, Disci R. Comparison of pulsed radiofrequency with conventional radiofrequency in the treatment of idiopathic trigeminal neuralgia. Eur J Pain. 2007 Apr;11(3):309-13. Epub 2006 Jun 9.
Cohen SP, Peterlin BL, Fulton L, Neely ET, Kurihara C, Gupta A, Mali J, Fu DC, Jacobs MB, Plunkett AR, Verdun AJ, Stojanovic MP, Hanling S, Constantinescu O, White RL, McLean BC, Pasquina PF, Zhao Z. Randomized, double-blind, comparative-effectiveness study comparing pulsed radiofrequency to steroid injections for occipital neuralgia or migraine with occipital nerve tenderness. Pain. 2015 Dec;156(12):2585-94. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000000373.
Vanelderen P, Rouwette T, De Vooght P, Puylaert M, Heylen R, Vissers K, Van Zundert J. Pulsed radiofrequency for the treatment of occipital neuralgia: a prospective study with 6 months of follow-up. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2010 Mar-Apr;35(2):148-51.
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