COOLIEF* Cervical Cooled Radiofrequency for Cervical Facet Joint Pain

An RF Solution For Cervical Pain That Encompasses Nerve Path Variability.

Anatomically tailored cooled RF system offering relief in the cervical region by delivering large volume lesions where anatomy and nerve path are variable.

It’s a fact. The prevalence of patients with chronic cervical pain is staggering. More than 44 million patients suffer cervical pain annually.1 Of these, more than 200,000 progress to cervical injections for pain relief each year2 — with close to 100,000 undergoing cervical RF procedures.3

The good news is that COOLIEF* Cervical Cooled RF System from Avanos now provides you with a cooled RF solution for pain that is anatomically tailored to offer relief in the cervical region by delivering large volume lesions vs. the smaller-sized lesions of conventional RF.

  • Technologically advanced – Compared to conventional RF, COOLIEF* Cooled RF water-cooling technology allows for higher power delivery and a larger volume of treated tissue, without increased risk of adjacent tissue damage.
  • Accuracy – Larger lesions increase the probability of capturing the target medial branch nerve, eliminating the need for multiple passes.
  • Effectiveness – Cooled RF provides long-lasting relief to patients with chronic pain.4,5
  • Ease-of-use – The shape of the lesion allows perpendicular, oblique or parallel approaches towards the target structure. The lesion conforms around ridges and within crevices on irregularly shaped surfaces, enhancing your ability to capture the nerve.

The COOLIEF* Cooled RF System is a revolution in radiofrequency technology — giving physicians the power of targeted treatment for symptomatic patients, even in difficult to treat spine anatomy.

Coolief Cervical Cooled RF – Animated Video

1. Cote, PAIN “The annual incidence and course of neck pain in the general population: a population-based cohort study”

2. 2009 Thomson Hospital Outpatient Procedures Data
3. 2010 cannuala sales data: HALYARD*, Neurotherm*, Stryker*, Cosman*, Diros*
4. Patel N, Gross A, Brown L, Gekht G., A randomized, placebo-controlled study to assess the efficacy of lateral branch neurotomy for chronic sacroiliac joint pain. Pain Med. 2012 Mar;13(3):383-98.
5. Cohen SP, Hurley RW, Christo PJ, Winkley J, Mohiuddin MM, Stojanovic MP. Clinical predictors of success and failure for lumbar facet radiofrequency denervation. Clin J Pain. 2007 Jan;23(1):45-52


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