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


Articles

  1. 2018;21;91-110An Update of the Systematic Appraisal of the Accuracy and Utility of Discography in Chronic Spinal Pain
    Systematic Review
    Laxmaiah Manchikanti, MD, Amol Soin, MD, Ramsin M. Benyamin, MD, Vijay Singh, MD, Frank JE Falco, MD, Aaron K. Calodney, MD, Vahid Grami, MD, MPH, and Joshua A. Hirsch, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  2. 2018;21;111-120Neuropathic Pain in Acute and Subacute Neuropathies: A Systematic Review
    Systematic Review
    Artemios Kin Artemiadis, MD, PhDc, and Panagiotis Zis, MD, PhD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  3. 2018;21;121-145Is Vitamin D Supplementation Effective for Low Back Pain? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
    Systematic Review
    Joshua Zadro, BAppSc, Debra Shirley, PhD, Manuela Ferreira, PhD, Ana Paula Carvalho Silva, MSc, Sarah E. Lamb, PhD, Cyrus Cooper, PhD, and Paulo H. Ferreira, PhD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  4. 2018;21;147-167Anatomy, Pathophysiology and Interventional Therapies for Chronic Pelvic Pain: A Review
    Comprehensive Review
    Corey W. Hunter, MD, Brad Stovall, DO, Grant Chen, MD, Jonathan Carlson, MD, and Robert Levy, MD, PhD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  5. 2018;21;169-177Fluoroscopic Guided Radiofrequency of Genicular Nerves for Pain Alleviation in Chronic Knee Osteoarthritis: A Single-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial
    Randomized Trial
    Eman H. El-Hakeim, MD, Abdelraheem Elawamy, MD, Emad Zarief Kamel, MD, Samar H. Goma, MD, Rania M. Gamal, MD, Abeer M. Ghandour, MD, Ayman M. Osman, MD, and Khalid M. Morsy, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  6. 2018;21;179-190A Randomized, Double-Blind Study of the Effects of a Sustained Release Formulation of Sodium Nitrite (SR-nitrite) on Patients with Diabetic Neuropathy
    Randomized Trial
    Amol Soin, MD, Glen Bock, PhD, Anthony Giordano, PhD, Chirag Patel, MD, and David Drachman, PhD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  7. 2018;21;191-198Evaluation of the Effect of Duration on the Efficacy of Pulsed Radiofrequency in an Animal Model of Neuropathic Pain
    Randomized Trial
    Eiad A. Ramzy, MD, Khaled I. Khalil, MD, Eman M. Nour, PhD, Mohammed F. Hamed, PhD, and Mohamed A. Taha, PhD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  8. 2018;21;199-205Pulsed Radiofrequency Treatment for Chronic Post-Surgical Orchialgia: A Double-Blind, Sham-Controlled, Randomized Trial: Three-Month Results
    Randomized Controlled Trial
    Diab Fuad Hetta, MD, Ali Mohammed Mahran, MD, and Emad Eldien Kamal, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  9. 2018;21;E87-E96Effect of Dexmedetomidine Added to Modified Pectoral Block on Postoperative Pain and Stress Response in Patient Undergoing Modified Radical Mastectomy
    Randomized Trial
    Mohamed A. Bakr, MD, Sahar A. Mohamed, MD, Mohamad F. Mohamad, MD, Montaser A. Mohamed, MD, Fatma A. El Sherif, MD, Eman Mosad, MD, and Mohammed F. Abdel-Hamed, MSc.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  10. 2018;21;E97-E103The Effect of Bipolar Pulsed Radiofrequency Treatment on Chronic Lumbosacral Radicular Pain Refractory to Monopolar Pulsed Radiofrequency Treatment
    Prospective Study
    Dong Gyu Lee, MD, Yun Woo Cho, MD, Sang Ho Ahn, MD, and Min Cheol Chang, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  11. 2018;21;E105-E112Unique Complications of Percutaneous Endoscopic Lumbar Discectomy and Percutaneous Endoscopic Interlaminar Discectomy
    Retrospective Review
    Chuanli Zhou, MD, Guoqing Zhang, MD, Ripul R. Panchal, DO, Xianfeng Ren, MD, Hongfei Xiang, MD, Ma Xuexiao, MD, Xiaoliang Chen, MD, Gu Tongtong, DO, Wang Hong, DO, and Alana D. Dixson, MD, PhD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  12. 2018;21;E113-E123Transforaminal Endoscopic Discectomy for Treatment of Central Disc Herniation: Surgical Techniques and Clinical Outcome
    Retrospective Review
    Yapeng Wang, MD, Wei Zhang, MD, Lichao Lian, MD, Jiaxin Xu, MD, and Wenyuan Ding, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  13. 2018;21;E125-E135Chronic Pelvic Pain: Neurogenic or Non-Neurogenic? Warm Detection Threshold Testing Supports a Diagnosis of Pudendal Neuropathy
    Observational Study
    Stanley J. Antolak, MD, and Christopher M. Antolak, MD.
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  14. 2018;21;E137-E148Neonatal Sleep Restriction Increases Nociceptive Sensitivity in Adolescent Mice
    Animal Study
    Paula Araujo, PhD, Cesar A. Coelho, PhD, Maria G. Oliveira, PhD, Sergio Tufik, MD, PhD, and Monica L. Andersen, PhD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  15. 2018;21;E149-E156Association of Higher Migraine Risk Among Female and Younger Chronic Osteomyelitis Patients: Evidence from a Taiwan Cohort of One Million
    Retrospective Study
    Jiunn-Horng Chen, MD, PhD, Shih-Chi Wu, MD, Chih-Hsin Muo, MSc, Chia-Hung Kao, MD, Chun-Hung Tseng, MD, and Chon-Haw Tsai, MD, PhD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  16. 2018;21;E157-E165The Morphology and Possible Clinical Significance of the Intraforaminal Ligaments in the Entrance Zones of the L1-L5 Levels
    Anatomical Study
    Enyi Zhong, PhD, Qinghao Zhao, PhD, Benchao Shi, PhD, Yushan Xie, MD, Zihai Ding, MD, Hai Lv, PhD, Shizhen Zhong, MD, and Wenhua Huang, PhD.
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  17. 2018;21;E167-E171Identifying Levorphanol Ingestion Using Urine Biomarkers in Health Care Patients
    Retrospective Study
    Amber R. Watson, PharmD, and Ali Roberts, PharmD.
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  18. 2018;21;E173-E180Prevalence and Risk Factors of Neuropathic Pain in Patients with a Rotator Cuff Tear
    Prospective Study
    Sangbong Ko, MD, Changhyuk Choi, MD, Sungguk Kim, MD, Seungbum Chae, MD, Wonkee Choi, MD, and Jaebum Kwon, MD.
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  19. 2018;21;E181-E186Detection of Intravascular Injection During Cervical Transforaminal Epidural Injection: A Comparison of Digital Subtraction Angiography and Real Time Fluoroscopy
    Clinical Study
    Younghoon Jeon, MD, PhD, and Saeyoung Kim, MD, PhD.
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  20. 2018;21;E187-E188Re: Factors Affecting Delayed Union of Vertebral Fractures Following Percutaneous Kyphoplasty
    Letter to the Editor
    XiaoFeng Liu, MD, and HuiMing Wu, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  21. 2018;21;E189-E190RE: Hypothalamic Pituitary Adrenocortical Axis Suppression following a Single Epidural Injection of Methylprednisolone Acetate: Review, Patient Safety and Clinical Care
    Letter to the Editor
    Peter Huynh, MD, Sydney Yee, MD, and Dora Hsu, MD.
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  22. 2018;21;E191-E192Developing Business Acumen in Practice Management During Pain Fellowship: A Pain Fellow’s Perspective
    Letter to the Editor
    Omar Viswanath, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  23. 2018;21;E192In Response to Comments and Concerns from Dr. Viswanath
    In Response
    Rene Przkora, MD, PhD, Juan Mora, MD, and Adejuyigbe Adaralegbe, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF