Pain management

The following MBS item numbers are included in this clinical category.

39100
Injection of primary branch of trigeminal nerve with alcohol, cortisone, phenol, or similar substance (Anaes.)
39106
Neurectomy, intracranial, for trigeminal neuralgia (Anaes.) (Assist.)
39109
Trigeminal gangliotomy by radiofrequency, balloon or glycerol (Anaes.)
39112
Cranial nerve, intracranial decompression of, using microsurgical techniques (Anaes.) (Assist.)
39115
Percutaneous neurotomy of posterior divisions (or rami) of spinal nerves by any method, including any associated spinal, epidural or regional nerve block (payable once only in a 30 day period) (Anaes.)
39118
Percutaneous neurotomy for facet joint denervation by radio-frequency probe or cryoprobe using radiological imaging control (Anaes.) (Assist.)
39121
Percutaneous cordotomy (Anaes.) (Assist.)
39124
Cordotomy or myelotomy, partial or total laminectomy for, or operation for dorsal root entry zone (Drez) lesion (Anaes.) (Assist.)
39140
Epidural catheter, insertion of, under imaging control, with epidurogram and epidural therapeutic injection for lysis of adhesions (Anaes.)
39323
Percutaneous neurotomy by cryotherapy or radiofrequency lesion generator, not being a service to which another item applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
45939
Peripheral branches of the trigeminal nerve, cryosurgery of, for pain relief (Anaes.) (Assist.)


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