Targeting pain precisely

UCSF Radiologist Dr. Hess describes the advantages of using CT medical imaging in imaging guidance and medical imaging.
 

ESI: Outcomes

Long term relief: Abdi S et al. Pain Physician 2007 and Buenaventura R. et al, Pain Physician 2009

  • Interlaminar ESI
    • Moderate evidence in the cervical spine
    • Limited evidence in the lumbar spine
  • Transforaminal ESI
    • Moderate evidence in the cervical spine
    • Moderate evidence in the lumbar spine

Short-term relief: Abdi S et al. Pain Physician 2007 and Buenaventura R et al, Pain Physician 2009

  • Interlaminar ESI
    • Moderate evidence in the cervical spine
    • Moderate evidence in the lumbar spine
  • Transforaminal ESI
    • Moderate evidence in the cervical spine
    • Moderate evidence in the lumbar spine 
 

Faculty

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

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