Arvind Gopalrao Kulkarni, Tamer Sabet, Helen Ashley, Ashish D. Diwan

July 2006, Volume 15, Issue 7, pp 1150 - 1152 Ideas and Technical Innovations Read Full Article 10.1007/s00586-006-0123-y

First Online: 05 May 2006

Image intensifier (C-arm) guided facet infiltration of a mixture of long acting local anaesthetic and corticosteroid is a safe and effective office procedure for cervical spondylosis. Visualisation of lower cervical anatomy using C-arm may not always be possible due to the shadow cast by the shoulders. We describe the successful adaptation of swimmer’s view in such cases to carry out the injections.

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