General Session III (104): Radiofrequency

Selecting Patients for Facet Blocks and Optimizing Lumbar Facet Radiofrequency Denervation Outcomes

Stephen P. Cohen, MD

Learning Objectives:

  • Assess that medial branch blocks are more of a prognostic than diagnostic procedure.
  • Refine selection criteria for MBB and RF denervation.
  • Individualize and optimize the selection process for candidates for RF denervation.
  • Optimize RF lesion size.