Nonvascular neurointerventional procedures

What types of nonvascular neurointerventional procedures are available?

  • • Vertebral augmentation: Administration of polymethylmethacrylate in acute compression vertebral fractures for pain relief 
  • • Pain injection: Transforaminal or interlaminal epidural corticosteroid injections, facet (zygapophyseal joint) injections, nerve blocks, and synovial cyst fenestration.
  • • Biopsy: Imaging-guided biopsy of the calvarium, head and neck, and spine to assess for malignancy or infection.

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