Cervical Chymopapain Chemonucleolysis

Semin Musculoskelet Radiol. 1997;1(2):207-214. doi: 10.1055/s-2008-1080140.


Cervical chemonucleolysis probably represents the treatment of choice in case of a C6-C7 radiculalgia. This technique must be performed by specialists, given the particular anatomy which is in front of the cervical disk, within the soft tissues. For the future it is necessary to delete the manufacturer's restrictions concerning chymopapain use at the cervical level.