ME-Guided Method

  • Sei FukuiEmail author


The introduction of open MRI to facilitate the application of MR fluoroscopy-guided nerve block for interventional treatment. This procedure has many advantages, including no radiation exposure, a specific image can be acquired, and tissue resolution is high.


MR-guided nerve block MR fluoroscopy Percutaneous laser disc decompression 


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    Streitparth F, Hartwig T, Walter T, De Bucourt M, Putzier M, Strube P, Bretschneider T, Freyhardt P, Maurer M, Renz D, Gebauer B, Hamm B, Teichgräber UK. MR guidance and thermometry of percutaneous laser disc decompression in open MRI: an initial clinical investigation. Eur Radiol. 2013;23:2739–46.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Pain Management ClinicInterdisciplinary Pain Management Center, Shiga University of Science HospitalOtsuJapan

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