Aclarion is committed to ongoing clinical research as we work to advance the care of patients suffering from chronic low back pain.


Gornet M, Peacock J., et al. Establishing a Gold Standard for Noninvasive Identification of Painful Lumbar Discs: Prospective Comparison of Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy vs Low-Pressure Provocation Discography

Gornet M, Eastlack R., et al. Magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) identification of chemically painful lumbar discs leads to improved 6- 12- 24- month outcomes for discogenic low back pain surgeries. European Spine Journal 2023 Apr 4.

Manfré L, Van Goethem J. The Disc and Degenerative Disc Disease: Remove or Regenerate? 2020 pp.97-121

Gornet M, Peacock J, et al. Magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) can identify painful lumbar discs and may facilitate improved clinical outcomes of lumbar surgeries for discogenic pain. European Spine Journal. 2019; 28:674-687

Mulholland R. The Michel Benoist and Robert Mulholland yearly European spine journal review: a survey of the “surgical and research” articles in European spine journal, 2019 European Spine Journal. 2020 29, 14-23

Keshari K, Lotz J, et al. Lactic acid and proteoglycans as metabolic markers for discogenic back pain. Spine 2008 Feb 1;33(3):312-7

Keshari K, Lotz J, et al. Correlation of HR-MAS spectroscopy derived metabolite concentrations with collagen and proteoglycan levels and Thompson grade in the degenerative disc. Spine. 2005 Dec 1; 30(23):2683-8

Keshari K, Zektzer A, et al. Characterization of intervertebral disc degeneration by high-resolution magic angle spinning (HR-MAS ) spectroscopy. Magn Reson Med. 2005 Mar; 53(3):519-27


ECR 2018 – Presentation by Dr. Stephen Becker, Orthopedic and Spine Surgeon, Vienna, Austria, “Lumbar Disc MRS: Can it help my daily practice?”

ECR 2018 – Presentation by Lawrence N. Tanenbaum, MD, FACR - Director of MRI, CT, and Advanced Imaging, VP and Medical Director, Eastern Region RadNet, “Physiologic Imaging of Spine Pain”


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