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Volume:24 Issue:1 Number:3 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #13511
Ace Report Cover Osteoarthritis

Continuous Neuroablative vs Pulsed Neuromodulative Radiofrequency for Advanced Knee OA Patients


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OrthoEvidence. Continuous Neuroablative vs Pulsed Neuromodulative Radiofrequency for Advanced Knee OA Patients. ACE Report. 2021;24(1):3. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/13511

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

A Randomized Controlled Trial to Compare Analgesia and Functional Improvement After Continuous Neuroablative and Pulsed Neuromodulative Radiofrequency Treatment of the Genicular Nerves in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis up to One Year After the Intervention

Pain Med. 2021 Mar 18; 22(3):637-652.

Contributing Authors: MM Santana-Pineda LE Vanlinthout S Santana-Ramírez T Vanneste J Van Zundert JP Novalbos-Ruiz

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Synopsis

Two hundred and sixteen patients suffering from chronic pain due to advanced knee osteoarthritis (grade 3 and 4 according to the Kellgren-Lawrence Scale) were randomized to receive continuous neuroablative radiofrequency (CNARF; n=108) or pulsed neuromodulative radiofrequency (PNMRF; n=108). The primary outcome of interest is pain measured using the visual analogue scale (VAS) at 1, 6, and 12 mont...

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