Showing Case Studies for: Nerve ablation/rhizotomy

Lower Lumbar Spine Complex Solitary Metastatic Disease

Presented by: W. Ramey MD, A. Jack MD, B. Osburn MD, J. Chapman MD, R. Oskouian MD
The patient is a 62-year-old male with a known history of stage IV non-small cell lung adenocarcinoma with metastasis to the L4 vertebral body. His initial complaint was back pain, which was progressive in nature, and a left L4 radiculopathy with weakness.

Lumbar Failed Back Surgery Post Laminectomy

Presented by: H. Deutsch MD
Failed back surgery syndrome in a 69-year-old male celebrity, who had multilevel lumbar laminectomies in 2015 by a surgeon other than the case author.

Refractory Lumbar Back Pain in a 40-Year-Old Female

Presented by: J. Uribe MD, FAANS, C. Hartman MD, MBA, J. Godzik MD
The patient is a 40-year-old female with refractory back pain for 4 years. She has no relevant past medical history or history of trauma.

Bilateral L2 Spondylolysis: Nonsurgical or Surgical Treatment?

Presented by: M. Schaefer MD
This 29-year-old former college football player presented with sharp stabbing pain in the upper lumbar spine.

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