Percutaneous Radiofrequency Neurotomy for Treatment of Chronic Pain from the Upper Cervical (C2-3) Spine

Review Date: 
June 20, 2007
Recommendation: 

This topic was reviewed by the California Technology Assessment Forum on June 20, 2007. It was recommended that the use of Percutaneous Radiofrequency Neurotomy does not meet TA criteria 2 through 5 for safety, effectiveness and improvement in health outcomes for the treatment of chronic upper cervical (C2-3) neck pain or headache.

Met CTAF Criteria?: 
No
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