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Prolonged Pulsed Radiofrequency Ablation of Genicular Nerves of Knee for Intractable Pain from Knee Osteoarthritis: A Case Report | OMICS International | Abstract
ISSN: 2167-0846

Journal of Pain & Relief
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Case Report

Prolonged Pulsed Radiofrequency Ablation of Genicular Nerves of Knee for Intractable Pain from Knee Osteoarthritis: A Case Report

Arif Ahmed*

Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Asian Institute of Medical Sciences, India

*Corresponding Author:
Arif Ahmed
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
Asian Institute of Medical Sciences, Badkal Flyover Road, Sector-21A
Faridabad, Haryana, India
Tel: +919717378390
E-mail: [email protected]

Received date: October13, 2016; Accepted date: November 15, 2016; Published date: November 18, 2016

Citation: Ahmed A (2016) Prolonged Pulsed Radiofrequency Ablation of Genicular Nerves of Knee for Intractable Pain from Knee Osteoarthritis: A Case Report. J Pain Relief 5:275. doi: 10.4172/2167-0846.1000275

Copyright: © 2016 Ahmed A. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

Abstract

The literature on application of prolonged PRF of genicular nerves of knee for osteoarthritis of knee is nil. This study will provide level IV evidence that prolonged PRF is a safe and effective in treating knee pain from osteoarthritis of knee joint not responding to conservative modalities of treatment and who wants to avoid surgery.

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