Guided pain relief

UCSF Radiologist Dr. Hess describes how accurate imaging guidance for spine interventions improves diagnosis and aids in back pain reduction.
 

These procedures are non-surgical procedures in the sense that we don’t use a big knife and we’re not wheeling the patient in the operating room or not knocking you out. All these “surgeries” done through a needle and will inject variety of different medications.

Accurate image guidance for spine interventions improves diagnosis and helps to reduce back pain.

Fluoroscopy: real time imaging using X-rays

CT: X-ray computed tomography

 

Faculty

Professor
Chief of Neuroradiology
Associate Chair for Quality and Safety
Co-Director, Neuroimaging RIG
Professor, Clinical Radiology

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