Endoscopy Articles  

Spinal endoscopy has been the subject of numerous professional articles over a period of more than 70 years.

 
ARTICLES By Year

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1991 - 2007

1969 - 1990

1931 - 1968

 
CITATIONS

1991 - 2007

A randomized, controlled trial of spinal endoscopic adhesiolysis in chronic refractory low back and lower extremity pain. Manchikanti L, Boswell M, Rivera J, Pampati VS, Damron KS, McManus CD, Brandon DE, Wilson SR;  BMC Anesthesiology 2005, 5:10

Spinal Endoscopy for Chronic Sciatica. Richardson J, Kallewaard JW, Groen GJ; Br J Anaesth 2005 Apr; 94(4):514-9.

Lysis of adhesions and epidural injection of steroid / local anaesthetic during epiduroscopy potentially alleviate low back and leg pain in elderly patients with lumbar spinal stenosis.  Igarashi T, Hirabayashi Y, Seo N, Saitoh K, Fukuda H, Suzuki H; Br J Anaesth 2004, 93(2):181-187

A (pain free) step in the right direction (Editorial). Richardson J; Br J Anaesth 2004, 93(2):173-174

Spinal Endoscopic Adhesiolysis in the Management of Chronic Low Back Pain:  A Preliminary Report of a Randomized, Double-Blind Trial. Manchkanti L, Rivera J, Pampati V, Damron KS, Beyer CD, Brandon DE, Wilson SR; Pain Physician 2003, 6:259-267

Advanced concepts in interventional spine care. Dworkin GE; JAOA 2002 Supplement 3, 102(9):S8-S11

Epidural lysis of adhesions and myeloscopy. Manchikanti L, Singh V; Curr Pain Headache Rep 2002, 6(6):427-35

Management of Chronic Nonspecific Low Back Pain in Primary Care: A Descriptive Study. Van tulder MW; Spine 1997, 22:76-82

Appropriateness of Indications for Surgery of Lumbar Disc Hernia and Spinal Stenosis. Lauber TL, Vader JP; Spine 1997, 22:203-209

A New Microsurgical Technique for Minimaly Invasive Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion. Mayer MH; Spine 1997, 22:691-700

Visual Loss as a Complication of Spine Surgery-A review of 37 cases. Meyers MA; Spine 1997, 22:1325-1329

Epiduroscopy with access via the sacral canal.  Witte H, Hellweg S, Witte B, Grifka J; Biomedizinische

Technik 1997, 42(1-2):24-9.

Spinal radiographic Findings and Nonspecific low Back Pain. Van tulder MW; Spine 1997, 22:427-434.

Opthalmic Complications After Spinal Surgery. Stevens WR; Spine 1997; 22:1319-1324

Endoscopic method for the diagnosis and treatment of spinal syndromes. Schutze G, Kurtse G, Grol O, Enns E; Anesteziol Reanimatol 1996 Jul, 4:62-64

Spinal Endoscopy: Current Concepts; Evaluation of the Patient in Pain. Saberski LR; Textbook by Winnie & Waldman, published by W. B. Saunders, 1996.

Persistent radiculopathy diagnosed and treated with epidural endoscopy. Journal of Anesthesia 1996, 10

Review of the Clinical Basis and Protocol for Epidural Endoscopy. Saberski LR, Kitahata LM; Connecticut Medicine 1996, 60(2)

Comment of Epiduroscopic Changes in Patients Undergoing Single and Repeated Epidural Injections. Saberski LR; Anesthesia 1996, Letters to the Editor

Lysis of Epidural Adhesions Utilizing the Epidural Approach. Racz G,Heavner JE, Diede J; Textbook by Winnie & Waldman, published by W. B. Saunders, 1996, pp 339-359

Recent Advances in the Lysis of Epidural Adhesions for the Treatment of Chronic Refractory Low Back Pain and Radicular Leg Pain: Anterior Neurolysis Using a Transforaminal Approach. Hammer M; Thirteenth

Annual Pain Symposium, Lubbock, TX June 1996

Prospective Evaluation of Lysis of Epidural Adhesions in the Management of Pain. Heavner JE, Racz G, Randolph P, Diede J; Abstract, International Association for the Study of Pain, 8th World Congress on Pain. 1996

Myeloscopic observation of adhesive arachnoiditis in patients with lumbar spinal canal stenosis. Kawauchi Y, Yone K, Sakou T; Spinal Cord 1996, 34(7): 403-10

Stereotactic Transforaminal Lumbar Epidural Neuroplasty. Hammer M; Personal Communication, 1996

Review of the Clinical Basis and Protocol for Epidural Endoscopy.  Saberski LR, Kitahata LM;Connecticut Medicine 1996 60(2)

Persistent radiculopathy diagnosed and treated with epidural endoscopy.  Saberski LR, Kitahata LM; Journal of Anesthesia 1996

The Maine Lumbar Spine Study:III. One year outcomes of surgical and non-surgical treatment of sciatica.  Atlas SJ, Deyo RA, Keller RB, Patrick DL, Singer DE; Spine 1996, 21(15):1787-1794

Endoscopic method for the diagnosis and treatment of spinal syndromes.  Schutze G, Kurtse G, Grol O, Enns E; Anesteziol Reanimatol 1996, 4:62-64

Lysis of Epidural Adhesions in the Treatment of Chronic Back pain.  Askanazi J, Fulton-Peacock P, Nichols M, Gil KM; Regional Anesthesia 1996, 21(2S):91

Relevance of epidurography and epidural adhesiolysis in chronic failed back surgery patients.  Devulder J, Bogaert L, Moerman A, Rolly G; Clinical Journal of Pain 1995, 11:80-90

Frequency, clinical evaluation, and treatment patterns from a U.S. National survey of physician office visits for low back pain. Hart LG, Deyo, RA, Cherkin DC; Spine 1995, 20(1):11-19

Risk of catheter migration during combined spinal epidural block: percutaneous epiduroscopy study. Holstrom B, Rawal N, Axewlson K, Larsson U, Amilon A, Dolk T, Nydahl PA; Anesth Analg 1995, 80(4):747-753

Persistent back pain and sciatica in the United States: patient characteristics (National Low Back Pain Study). Long DM, BenDebba M, Torgenson W;  Accepted for publication in J Spinal Disorders 1995

Neuroendoscopy. Western Journal of Medicine 1995, 162(3):261-262

Atlas of Endoscopic Spine Surgery. Regan JF, McAfee PC; Quality Medical Publishing, Inc. St. Louis, MO 1995

Letter to the Editor, In response to Article by Devulder et. al. Racz GB, The Clinical Journal of Pain 1995

Spinal and epidural endoscopy: A historical review. Saberski LR, Brull SJ; Yale J Med1995, 68:7-5

Direct Visualization of the Lumbosacral Epidural Space Through the Sacral Hiatus. Saberski L, Kitahata L; Anesth. Analg. 1995: 80:839-840

Direct Observation of the Epidural Space with a Flexible catheter-secured Epiduroscopic Unit. Schutze G, Kurtze H; Reg. Anesth 1995, 19(2):85-89

Spinal Endoscopy; Atlas of Endoscopic Spine Surgery. Watkins, RG, Edwards; Quality Medical Publishing, Inc. 1995

Low back pain.  Wipf JE, Deyo RA; Med Clin North Am 1995, 79(2):231-46

Rethinking Strategies for Acute Low Back Pain.  Deyo RA; Emergency Medicine 1995, November

Evolution of Minimally Invasive Surgery.  Regan JF, McAfee PC; Atlas of Endoscopic Spine Surgery,1995

Blomberg RG, Anesthesia Analg 80: 875-879, 1995

Rethinking strategies for acute low back pain. Deyo RA; Emerg. Medicine 1995, 2B(11):38-56

Direct Visualization of the Lumbosacral Epidural Space Through the Sacral Hiatus.  Saberski L, Kitahata L, Anesth. Analg. 1995, 80:839-840

Spinal and epidural endoscopy: A historical review.  Saberski LR, Brull SJ; Yale J Med 1995; 68:7-5

Low back pain hospitalization in Washington State: recent trends and geographic variations. Taylor VM, Deyo RA, Goldberg H; Journal Spinal Disorders 1995, 8(1):1-7

How emergency physicians approach low back pain: choosing costly options. Elam KC, Cherkin DC, Deyo RA; Journal of Emergency Medicine 1995, 13(2):143-50

The new thinking on low-back pain. Bigos SJ, Deyo RJ, Romanowski ST; Patient Care 1995, 29(12):140-177

The clinical efficacy of magnetic resonance imaging in neuroimaging (see comments). Kent DL, Haynor DR, Longstreth WT, Larson EB; Annals of Internal Medicine 1994, 120(10):856-71

Magnetic resonance imaging of the brain and spine: a revised statement. American College of Physicians (comment). Kent DL, Haynor DR, Longstreth WT; Annals of Internal Medicine 1994, 120(10):872-5

Thoracoscopy and Laparoscopy of the spine. Regan JF, Mack MF; Workshop. Dallas, TX 1994

Magnetic resonance imaging of the lumbar spine: Terrific test or tar baby? Deyo RA; New England Journal of Medicine 1994; 331(2):115-6

An International comparison of back surgery rates. Cherkin DC, Deyo RA, Loeser JD, Bush T, Waddell G; Spine 1994, 19(11):1201-6

Physician variation in diagnostic testing for low back pain. Who you see is what you get. Cherkin DC, Deyo RA, Wheeler K, Cjol MA; Arthritis Rheum 1994, 37(1):15-22

Intrathecal pressures recording due to saline instillation in the epidural space. Serpell MG, Coombs DW, Colburn RW; Abstracts 7th World Congress of Pain 1993, Abstract # 1535

Diagnosis of lumbar arachnoiditis by myeloscopy. Peek RD, Thomas JC; Spine 1993

Determining the spread of epidural medication in post laminectomy patients by radiculopathic admixture. Odendaal CL, van Aswegen A; Abstracts 7th World Congress of Pain 1993, Abstract # 1487

Application of thoracoscopy for diseases of the spine.  Mack MJ, Regan JJ, Bobechko WP; Ann Throac surg 1993, 56:736-738

The Back Pain Outcome Assessment Team: Background and Progress. Loeser, JD, Deyo, RA, Cherkin D, Wiesman J; Journal of Musculosketal Pain 1993, 1(2):89-110

Surgery for herniated lumbar discs: A literature synthesis. Hoffman RM, Wheeler KJ, Deyo RA; Journal of General Internal Medicine 1993, 8:487-496

Identification of filling defects and lysis of adhesions in the treatment of chronic painful conditions.  Arthur J, Racz GB, Heinrich R; Epidural space: Abstracts 7th World Congress of Pain 1993, Abstract # 1485

Epidural Steroids and the Outcomes Movement.  Hogan Q, Abram S; Pain Digest 1992, 269-270

Reoperation on lumbar spine. Long DM, McAfee PC; Atlas of Spinal Surgery (Williams & Wilkins) 1992, 23-57

Spinaloskopie zur Darstellung von Problemen bei der Anwendug der kontinuierlichen Spinalanaesthesie. Mollman M, Host D, Enk D; Anesthetist 1992, 41:544-547

Application of super-fine fiberscope for endovasculoscopy, ventriculoscopy, and myeloscopy. Yamakawa K, Kondo T, Yoshioka M, Takakura K; Acta Neurochirgerie 1992, 54:47-52

The multiply operated low back patient. Boden SC, Wiesel SW;  The Spine, Third Edition, ed. Rothman and Simeone 1992, 1899-1906

The Lumbar Epidural Space, Anatomical findings in epiduroscopy with reference to technical aspects of lumbar epidural anesthesia.

Observation of Spinal Canal and Cisternae with the Newly Developed Small-Diameter, Flexible Fiberscopes. Shimoji K, Fukuda S, Fujioka H, Onodera M, Hokari T; Anesthesiology 1991, 75:341-344

Fads in the treatment of low back pain (editorial comment). Deyo RA, New England Journal of Medicine 1991

Percutaneous evaluation of the epidural and subarachnoid space with the flexible fiberscope. Heavner JE, Chokhavata S, Kizelshteyn G;  Reg. Anesth 1991, 15(S1):85

Diagnostic accuracy and clinical utility of thermography for lumbar radiculopathy. A meta-analysis. Hoffman RM, Kent DL, Deyo RA; Spine 1991, 16(6):623-8

Lumbar Epidural Anatomy, A New Look by Cryomicrotome Section. Hogan Q; Anesthesiology 1991, 75(5)

Epiduroscopic study of risk of catheter migration following dural puncture by spinal and epidural needles: A video presentation. Holstrom B, Rawal N, Axewlson K, Larsson U, Amilon A, Dolk T, Nydahl PA; Reg. Anesth 1991, 15(1S):86

Epidural balloon catheter system lysing epidural adhesions. Kizelshteyn G, Heavner JE, Levine S; Reg. Anesth. 1991, 15(1S):87

Failed back surgery syndrome: 5-year follow-up in 102 patients undergoing repeated operation. North RB, Campbell JN, James CS; Neurosurgery 1991, 28(5):685-690

The Lumbar Epidural Space, Anatomical findings in epiduroscopy with reference to technical aspects of lumbar epidural anesthesia. Blomberg RA; Brochure published by AstraPain Control AB, 1991