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Cervical Transforaminal/Nerve Root Injections: Fluoroscopy 

Cervical Transforaminal/Nerve Root Injections: Fluoroscopy
Chapter:
Cervical Transforaminal/Nerve Root Injections: Fluoroscopy
Source:
Multimodality Imaging Guidance in Interventional Pain Management
Author(s):

Jeffrey D. Petersohn

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199908004.003.0004

This chapter reviews relevant anatomic features of the cervical spine. Discussion of details of preoperative evaluation, operative positioning, and necessary optimization of radiographic features with c-arm manipulation follows. Details of technique including use of radiocontrast injection and digital subtraction angiography are discussed in the context of optimal techniques to avoid and minimize complications. Lastly, efficacy and outcomes are discussed briefly.

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