Phrenic Nerve Injury After Radiofrequency Denervation of the Cervical Medial Branches

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Abstract

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Radiofrequency denervation of the cervical medial branches is a possible treatment for chronic cervical facet pain syndrome when conservative management has failed.

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According to the literature, complications after radiofrequency denervation of the cervical medial branches are rare.

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We report a case of possible phrenic nerve injury after ipsilateral radiofrequency denervation of the cervical medial branches following a posterolateral approach.

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