Precision Spine Moving Forward

UCSF Radiologist Dr. Dillon goes over what to expect from precision procedures in the future.

UCSF CT guided spinal injections

  • Precision=better outcomes
  • Specificity improves surgical decisions
  • CT guidance: radiation dose as low as fluoro
  • CT guidance
    • Shortens time to physical therapy
    • Demonstrate additional targets for pain management and often alters the order placed by the clinician
    • Clarifies for the patient their surgical options 


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