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Medial Branch Blocks or Intra-Articular Injections as a Prognostic Tool Before Lumbar Facet Radiofrequency Denervation: A Multicenter, Case-Control Study

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  • Steven P. Cohen From the *Departments of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD; †Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD; ‡Department of Anesthesiology, Seoul National University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea; §Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; ∥Department of Surgery, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany; **Parkway Neuroscience and Spine Institute, Hagerstown, MD; and ††Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MDFrom the *Departments of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD; †Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD; ‡Department of Anesthesiology, Seoul National University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea; §Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; ∥Department of Surgery, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany; **Parkway Neuroscience and Spine Institute, Hagerstown, MD; and ††Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jee Youn Moon From the *Departments of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD; †Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD; ‡Department of Anesthesiology, Seoul National University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea; §Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; ∥Department of Surgery, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany; **Parkway Neuroscience and Spine Institute, Hagerstown, MD; and ††Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Chad M. Brummett From the *Departments of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD; †Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD; ‡Department of Anesthesiology, Seoul National University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea; §Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; ∥Department of Surgery, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany; **Parkway Neuroscience and Spine Institute, Hagerstown, MD; and ††Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Ronald L. White From the *Departments of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD; †Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD; ‡Department of Anesthesiology, Seoul National University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea; §Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; ∥Department of Surgery, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany; **Parkway Neuroscience and Spine Institute, Hagerstown, MD; and ††Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Thomas M. Larkin From the *Departments of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD; †Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD; ‡Department of Anesthesiology, Seoul National University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea; §Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; ∥Department of Surgery, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany; **Parkway Neuroscience and Spine Institute, Hagerstown, MD; and ††Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MDFrom the *Departments of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD; †Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD; ‡Department of Anesthesiology, Seoul National University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea; §Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; ∥Department of Surgery, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany; **Parkway Neuroscience and Spine Institute, Hagerstown, MD; and ††Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Address correspondence to: Steven P. Cohen, MD, Departments of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 550 North Broadway, Suite 301, Baltimore, MD 21029 (e-mail: scohen40{at}jhmi.edu).

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Cohen SP, Moon JY, Brummett CM, et al
Medial Branch Blocks or Intra-Articular Injections as a Prognostic Tool Before Lumbar Facet Radiofrequency Denervation: A Multicenter, Case-Control Study

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  • First published July 1, 2015.
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July 01, 2015

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