Cervical Nerve Root Block

  • Hisashi DateEmail author
  • Tomofumi Chiba


The cervical nerve root block is a useful nerve blocking procedure for patients with cervical nerve root symptoms. Selective radiculography using contrast agent injections into the nerve sheath is also useful for diagnosing the level responsible for these symptoms in spinal diseases and herpes zoster.


Cervical nerve root block Ultrasound-guided X-ray-guided 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiologySendai Pain-Clinic CenterSendaiJapan

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