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2024 May 27

Adv Ther


Efficacy of Cooled-Radiofrequency Ablation of the Genicular Nerve as Treatment for Chronic Knee Pain: A Retrospective Study.


Abd-Elsayed A, Matta AY, Nitz JN, Henjum LJ, Shiferaw BT, May R, Fiala KJ


Chronic pain is one of the leading causes of reduced quality of life in the USA, with knee pain commonly reported. Multiple therapeutic modalities are traditionally utilized for pain management; however, some patients may have pain refractory to these techniques. Cooled radiofrequency ablation (c-RFA) of the geniculate nerve is a growing and promising therapy offering a potentially long-term solution to chronic knee pain.