intradiscal electrothermal therapy

intradiscal electrothermal therapy
(IDET) a minimally invasive procedure for treatment of discogenic low back pain: heat is administered to the disc wall, contracting and thickening its collagen fibers and destroying afferent nociceptors.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Игры ⚽ Поможем сделать НИР

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  • IDET — Intradiskal electrothermal therapy, a procedure designed to relieve back pain due to damage to the disks between the spine bones. Under local anesthesia and X ray guidance, a needle is introduced into the disk and a catheter with a heating coil… …   Medical dictionary

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