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


Articles

  1. 2017;20;551-567Reversal of Growth of Utilization of Interventional Techniques in Managing Chronic Pain in Medicare Population Post Affordable Care Act
    Health Policy Review
    Laxmaiah Manchikanti, MD, Amol Soin, MD, Dharam P Mann, MD, Sanjay Bakshi, MD, Vidyasagar Pampati, MSc, and Joshua A. Hirsch, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  2. 2017;20;569-596Optimization of Postoperative Intravenous Patient-Controlled Analgesia with Opioid-Dexmedetomidine Combinations: An Updated Meta-Analysis with Trial Sequential Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials
    Systematic Review
    Ke Peng, MD, Juan Zhang, MD, Xiao-wen Meng, PhD, Hua-yue Liu, MD, and Fu-hai Ji, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  3. 2017;20;597-610Music-Induced Analgesia in Chronic Pain Conditions: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
    Systematic Review
    Eduardo A. Garza-Villereal, MD, Victor Pando, MD, Peter Vuust, PhD, and Christine Parsons, PhD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  4. 2017;20;611-640Mapping the Association between Vitamin D and Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies
    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

  5. 2017;20;641-647Efficacy of Magnesium Sulfate Added to Local Anesthetic in a Transversus Abdominis Plane Block for Analgesia Following Total Abdominal Hysterectomy: A Randomized Trial
    Randomized Trial
    Kelany A. Abd-Elsalam, MD, Khaled M. Fares, MD, Montaser A. Mohamed, MD, Mohamed F Mohamed, MD, Ahmad M Abd El-Rahman, MD, and Moaaz M. Tohamy, MSc.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  6. 2017;20;649-661The Efficacy of Preoperative Gabapentin in Spinal Surgery: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials
    Randomized Trial
    Chao Han, MD, Ming-jie Kuang, MD, Jian-xiong Ma, PhD, and Xin-long Ma, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  7. 2017;20;663-670Endoscopic Epidural Laser Decompression Versus Transforaminal Epiduroscopic Laser Annuloplasty for Lumbar Disc Herniation: A Prospective, Randomized Trial
    Randomized Trial
    Chang Hong Park, MD, PhD, and Sang Ho Lee, MD, PhD.
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  8. 2017;20;671-680Dexamethasone and Dexmedetomidine as an Adjuvant to Intraarticular Bupivacaine for Postoperative Pain Relief in Knee Arthroscopic Surgery: A Randomized Trial
    Randomized Trial
    Seham M. Moeen, MD, Islam K. Ramadan, MD, and Hesham A. Elkady, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  9. 2017;20;E991-E1001Hypothalamic Pituitary Adrenocortical Axis Suppression following a Single Epidural Injection of Methylprednisolone Acetate
    Prospective Study
    Aleem Jameel Abdul, MD, Babita Ghai, MD, DNB, Dipika Bansal, MD, DM, Naresh Sachdeva, MSc, PhD, Anil Bhansali, MD, and Saravdeep Singh Dhatt, MS.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  10. 2017;20;E1003-E1023Current Impact and Application of Abuse-Deterrent Opioid Formulations in Clinical Practice
    Literature Review
    Ya-Han Lee, MS, Daniel L. Brown, PharmD, and Hsiang-Yin Chen, MS, PharmD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  11. 2017;20;E1025-E1051Decreased Regional Grey Matter Volume in Women with Chronic Whiplash-Associated Disorders: Relationships with Cognitive Deficits and Disturbed Pain Processing
    Cross-Sectional Study
    Iris Coppieters, PhD, Robby De Pauw, MSc, Karen Caeyenberghs, PhD, Lieven Danneels, PhD, Jeroen Kregel, PhD, Astrid Pattyn, MSc, Mira Meeus, PhD, and Barbara Cagnie, PhD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  12. 2017;20;E1053-E1061The Hopeless Case? Palliative Cryoablation and Cementoplasty Procedures for Palliation of Large Pelvic Bone Metastases
    Retrospective Study
    Tyler M. Coupal, MD, Kevin Pennycooke, MD, Paul I. Mallinson, MBChB, FRCR, Hugue A. Ouellette, MD, Paul W. Clarkson, MD, Pippa Hawley, BMed, FRCPC, and Peter L. Munk, MDCM, FRCPC, FSIR.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  13. 2017;20;E1063-E1072Sacroplasty: A Ten-Year Analysis of Prospective Patients Treated with Percutaneous Sacroplasty: Literature Review and Technical Considerations
    Prospective Study
    Michael E. Frey, MD, Christopher Warner, MD, Samuel M. Thomas, BS, Karan Johar, MD, Heathpaul Singh, BS, Maheen S. Mohammad, BS, and Douglas P. Beall, MD.
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  14. 2017;20;E1073-E1080Loss of Efficacy to Spinal Cord Stimulator Therapy: Clinical Evidence and Possible Causes
    Retrospective Study
    Christopher M. Aiudi, PharmD, Roger Y. Dunn, BS, MBA, Sara M. Burns, MS, Sarah A. Roth, BS, Arissa Opalacz, BA, Yi Zhang, MD, PhD, Lucy Chen, MD, Jianren Mao, MD, PhD, and Shihab U. Ahmed, MBBS, MPH.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  15. 2017;20;E1081-E1090Analysis of Reporting Bias in Vertebral Augmentation
    Perspective Analysis
    Douglas P. Beall, MD, Sean M. Tutton, MD, Kieran Murphy, MD, Wayne Olan, MD, Christopher Warner, MD, and Jack B. Test, BS.
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  16. 2017;20;E1091-E1105Philosophical Issues and Psychological Variables that Influence the Determination of Opioid Effectiveness: A Narrative Review
    Narrative Review
    Daniel Michael Doleys, PhD.
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  17. 2017;20;E1107-E1113Lower Cutoffs for LC-MS/MS Urine Drug Testing Indicates Better Patient Compliance
    Retrospective Study
    Kevin Krock, PhD, Amadeo Pesce, PhD, Dennis Ritz, MS, JD, Richard Thomas, PhD, Agnes Cua, PhD, Ryan Rogers, BS, Phil Lipnick, BS, and Kristen Kilbourn, BS.
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  18. 2017;20;E1115-E1121Survival Analysis of Occipital Nerve Stimulator Leads Placed under Fluoroscopic Guidance with and without Ultrasonography
    Retrospective Review
    James H. Jones, MD, Alison Brown, MD, Daniel Moyse, MD, Wenjing Qi, PhD, and Lance Roy, MD.
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  19. 2017;20;E1123-E1124Full-Endoscopic Procedures Versus Traditional Discectomy Surgery for Discectomy: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Current Global Clinical Trials
    Letter to the Editor
    Jun-Song Yang, MD, Yong-Sheng Zeng, MD, Tuan-Jiang Liu, MD, and Ding-Jun Hao, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  20. 2017;20;6812017 Indices
    Index
    ASIPP, .
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  21. 2017;20;711In Errata: Cost Utility Analysis of Lumbar Interlaminar Epidural Injections in the Treatment of Lumbar Disc Herniation, Central Spinal Stenosis, and Axial or Discogenic Low Back Pain
    Errata
    ASIPP, .
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