Editor-in-Chief:
Alan David Kaye, MD, PhD
Managing Editor: Fellows Bert, MA


Articles

  1. 2017;20;107-110Evolution of US Health Care Reform
    Health Policy Review
    Laxmaiah Manchikanti, MD, Standiford Helm II, MD, Ramsin M. Benyamin, MD, and Joshua A. Hirsch, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  2. 2017;20;111-138A Critical Analysis of Obamacare: Affordable Care or Insurance for Many and Coverage for Few?
    Health Policy
    Laxmaiah Manchikanti, MD, Standiford Helm II, MD, Ramsin M. Benyamin, MD, and Joshua A. Hirsch, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  3. 2017;20;139-154Does Conservative Treatment Change the Brain in Patients with Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain? A Systematic Review
    Systematic Review
    Jeroen Kregel, MSc, Iris Coppieters, PT, MSc, Robby DePauw, PT, MSc, Anneleen Malfliet, PT, MSc, Lieven Danneels, PhD, MSc, Jo Nijs, PhD, Barbara Cagnie, PhD, and Mira Meeus, PhD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  4. 2017;20;155-171Comparative Effectiveness Review of Cooled Versus Pulsed Radiofrequency Ablation for the Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis: A Systematic Review
    Systematic Review
    Anita Gupta, DO, PharmD, Daniel P. Huettner, BS, and Matthew Dukewich, PharmD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  5. 2017;20;173-184Perioperative Ketamine Administration for Thoracotomy Pain
    Systematic Review
    Daniel W. Moyse, MD, Alan D. Kaye, MD, PhD, James H. Diaz, MD, Muhammad Y. Qadri, MD, PhD, David Lindsay, MD, and Srinivas Pyati, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  6. 2017;20;185-195Comparing the Efficacy of Surgery and Medical Therapy for Pain Management in Endometriosis: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
    Systematic Review
    Shahla Chaichian, MD, Ali Kabir, MD, MPH, PhD, Adolfazl Mehdizadehkashi, MD, Khaled Rahmani, PhD, Mehrdad Moghimi, MD, and Bahram Moazzami, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  7. 2017;20;197-206Bipolar Versus Unipolar Intraarticular Pulsed Radiofrequency Thermocoagulation in Chronic Knee Pain Treatment: A Prospective Randomized Trial
    Randomized Trial
    Ersel Gulec, MD, Hayri Ozbek, MD, Sinan Pektas, MD, and Geylan Isik, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  8. 2017;20;207-215Management of Neuropathic Chronic Pain with Methadone Combined with Ketamine: A Randomized, Double Blind, Active-Controlled Clinical Trial
    Randomized Trial
    Flavia Karine Rigo, PhD, Gabriela Trevisan, PhD, Maria C. Godoy, MD, PhD, Mateus Fortes Rossato, PhD, Gerusa D. Dalmolin, PhD, Mariane A. Silva, PhD, Mirian S. Menezes, MD, Wolnei Caumo, MD, and Juliano Ferreira, PhD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  9. 2017;20;E345-E356Platelet Rich Plasma in Musculoskeletal Pathology: A Necessary Rescue or a Lost Cause?
    Narrative Review
    Annu Navani, MD, Gang Li, MD, PhD, and Joshua Chrystal, DC, NMD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  10. 2017;20;E357-E365Impact of Celiac Plexus Neurolysis on Survival in Patients with Unresectable Pancreatic Cancer: A Retrospective, Propensity Score Matching Analysis
    Retrospective Study
    Tak Kyu Oh, MD, Woo Jin Lee, MD, PhD, Sang Myung Woo, MD, PhD, Nam Woo Kim, MD, Jiyeon Yim, MD, and Dae Hyun Kim, MD, PhD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  11. 2017;20;E367-E378Pain-Related Limitations in Daily Activities Following Thoracic Surgery in a United States Population
    Retrospective Review
    Emine O. Bayman, PhD, Richard Lennertz, MD, PhD, and Timothy J. Brennan, MD, PhD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  12. 2017;20;E379-E387Complications of Lumbar Disc Herniation Following Full-endoscopic Interlaminar Lumbar Discectomy: A Large, Single-Center, Retrospective Study
    Retrospective Study
    Tian-Hang Xie, MD, Jian-Cheng Zeng, MD, PhD, Zhu-Hai Li, MD, Liang Wang, MD, Hong-Fei Nie, MD, Hu-Shan Jiang, MD, Yue-Ming Song, MD, PhD, and Qing-Quan Kong, MD, PhD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  13. 2017;20;E389-E399The Role of Autonomic Function in Exercise-induced Endogenous Analgesia: A Case-control Study in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Healthy People
    Case Control Study
    Jessica Van Oosterwijck, PhD, Uros Marusic, PhD, Inge De Wandele, PhD, MSc, Lorna Paul, PhD, PT, Mira Meeus, PhD, Greta Moorkens, MD, PhD, Luc Lambrecht, MD, PhD, Lieven Danneels, PhD, MSc, and Jo Nijs, PhD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  14. 2017;20;E401-E409Dezocine Antagonizes Morphine Analgesia upon Simultaneous Administration in Rodent Models of Acute Nociception
    Animal Study
    Na-na Li, MS, Ya-Qin Huang, MS, Ling-Er Huang, BS, Shao-Hui Guo, MS, Maxwell R. Shen, MBBS, Chen-Ling Guo, BS, Sheng-Mei Zhu, MD, and Yong-Xing Yao, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  15. 2017;20;E411-E418Pulsed Radiofrequency to the Dorsal Root Ganglion in Acute Herpes Zoster and Postherpetic Neuralgia
    Retrospective Study
    Koohyun Kim, MD, Daehyun Jo, MD, PhD, and EungDon Kim, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  16. 2017;20;E419-E424The Role of the Ligamentum Flavum Area as a Morphological Parameter of Lumbar Central Spinal Stenosis
    Retrospective Review
    Young Uk Kim, MD, Jun Young Park, MD, Doo Hwan Kim, MD, Myung-Hwan Karm, MD, Jae-Young Lee, MD, Jee In Yoo, MD, Sung Won Chon, MD, and Jeong Hun Suh, MD, PhD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  17. 2017;20;E425-E430Clinical Outcome of Full-endoscopic Interlaminar Discectomy for Single-level Lumbar Disc Herniation: A Minimum of 5-year Follow-up
    Retrospective Study
    Zhiming Tu, MD, Ya Wei Li, MD, PhD, Bing Wang, MD, PhD, Guohua Lu, MD, PhD, Lei Li, MD, Lei Kuang, MD, and Yuliang Dai, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  18. 2017;20;E431-E436Clinical Outcome of Augmentation Enterocystoplasty for Patients with Ketamine-induced Cystitis
    Retrospective Review
    Yu Khun Lee, MD, Jia-Fong Jhang, MD, and Hann-Chorng Kuo, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  19. 2017;20;E437-E444A Review of Long-Term Pain Relief after Genicular Nerve Radiofrequency Ablation in Chronic Knee Osteoarthritis
    Retrospective Review
    Ferdinand Iannaccone, DO, Samuel Dixon, RT, and Andrew Kaufman, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  20. 2017;20;E445-E449Transforaminal Endoscopic Decompression for a Giant Epidural Gas-Containing Pseudocyst: A Case Report and Literature Review
    Literature Review
    Bin Zhu, MD, Liang Jiang, MD, and Xiao Guang Liu, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  21. 2017;20;E451-E454Pulsed Radiofrequency Ablation of Pudendal Nerve for Treatment of a Case of Refractory Pelvic Pain
    Case Report
    Vadim Petrov-Kondratov, MD, Avneesh Chhabra, MD, and Stephanie Jones, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  22. 2017;20;E455-E458Chronic Localized Back Pain Due to Posterior Cutaneous Nerve Entrapment Syndrome (POCNES): A New Diagnosis
    Case Report
    Oliver B. Boelens, MD, Robert C. Maatman, BSc, Marc R. Scheltinga, MD, Kees van Laarhoven, MD, PhD, and Rudi M. Roumen, MD, PhD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  23. 2017;20;E459-E463Efficacious Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation for Painful Small Fiber Neuropathy: A Case Report
    Case Report
    Paolo Maino, MD, Eva Koetsier, MD, Alain Kaelin-Lang, MD, PhD, Claudio Gobbi, PhD, and Roberto Perez, PhD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  24. 2017;20;E465-E468Reversal of Progressive Conscious Disturbance with Epidural Blood Patch for Cerebrospinal Fluid Leakage at C2 Level
    Case Report
    Yi-Chen Lai, MD, Yuan-Yi Chia, MD, and Wei-Hung Lien, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  25. 2017;20;E469Reliability and Safety of Contra-Lateral Oblique View for Interlaminar Epidural Needle Placement: Standardization of the Appropriate Angle
    Letter to the Editor
    Jatinder S Gill, MD, and Thomas T. Simopoulos, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  26. 2017;20;E470-E473Percutaneous Vertebral Augmentation for the Treatment of Symptomatic Schmorl’s Nodes: Our Viewpoint and Experience
    Letter to the Editor
    Sun Zhi-Yong, MD, Xiaoyu Zhu, MD, Zhonglai Gian, MD, and Hui Lin Yang, MD, PhD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  27. 2017;20;E474-E475Reply to: Percutaneous Vertebral Augmentation for the Treatment of Symptomatic Schmorl’s Nodes: Our Viewpoint and Experience
    Response
    Shi-Cheng He, MD, Bin-Yan Zhong, MD, Hai-Dong Zhu, MD, and Gao-Jun Teng, MD, PhD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  28. 2017;20;E476-E477Value of Examination Under Fluoroscopy for the Assessment of Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
    Letter to the Editor
    Hilal Telli, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  29. 2017;20;E478-E479Optimal Angle of Contralateral Oblique View in Cervical Interlaminar Epidural Injections: Safety or Precision?
    Letter to the Editor
    Jatinder S Gill, MD, and Thomas T. Simopoulos, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  30. 2017;20;E480Response to Letter: Optimal Angle of Contralateral Oblique View in Cervical Interlaminar Epidural Injection: Safety or Precision?
    Response
    Jeong Hun Suh, MD, PhD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  31. 2017;20;217 In Errata: Kratom the New ‘Legal High’ on the Block?: The Case of an Emerging Opioid Receptor Agonist with Substance Abuse Potential 
    Errata
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