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


Articles

  1. 2017;20;343-352High Prevalence of Neuropathic Pain Component in Patients with Low Back Pain: Evidence from Meta-Analysis
    Systematic Review
    Kapil Gudala, PhD Scholar, Dipika Bansal, MD, DM, Rambabu Vatte, MPharm, Babita Ghai, MD, DNB, Fabrizio Schifano, FRCPsych, and Chandrasehkar Boya, PhD Scholar.
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  2. 2017;20;353-362Efficacy of Palmitoylethanolamide for Pain: A Meta-Analysis
    Systematic Review
    Bekir Berker Artukoglu, MD, Chad Beyer, MBChB, Adi Zuloff-Shani, PhD, Ephraim Brener, PhD, and Michael Howard Bloch, MD.
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  3. 2017;20;363-386Therapeutic Role of Placebo: Evolution of a New Paradigm in Understanding Research and Clinical Practice
    Comprehensive Review
    Laxmaiah Manchikanti, MD, Mark V. Boswell, MD, PhD, Alan D. Kaye, MD, PhD, Standiford Helm II, MD, and Joshua A. Hirsch, MD.
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  4. 2017;20;387-396Randomized Placebo-Controlled Placebo Trial to Determine the Placebo Effect Size
    Randomized Trial
    Ludger Gerdesmeyer, MD, Tim Klueter, MD, Volker W. Rahlfs, PhD, CStat, Munjed Al Muderis, MD, Amol Saxena, PDM, Hans Gollwitzer, MD, PhD, Norbert Harrasser, MD, Martin Stukenberg, MD, and Alexander Prehn-Kristensen, PhD.
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  5. 2017;20;397-403Subcutaneous Injection of Triamcinolone and Lidocaine to Prevent Postherpetic Neuralgia
    Randomized Trial
    Jiaxiang Ni, MD, Xiaoping Wang, MD, Yuanzhang Tang, MD, Liqiang Yang, MD, Yuanjie Zeng, MD, and Yuna Guo, MD.
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  6. 2017;20;405-412Intrathecal Morphine Improves Hemodynamic Parameters and Analgesia in Patients Undergoing Aortic Valve Replacement Surgery: A Prospective, Double-Blind, Randomized Trial
    Randomized Trial
    Hamed Elgendy, MD, PhD, and Hatem A.R. Helmy, MD.
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  7. 2017;20;413-418Evaluating the Adjuvant Effect of Dexamethasone to Ropivacaine in Transversus Abdominis Plane Block for Inguinal Hernia Repair and Spermatocelectomy: A Randomized Controlled Trial
    Randomized Trial
    Robert Wegner, MD, Duane Akwar, MD, Sarah Guzman-Reyes, MD, Greesha Pednekar, MD, Rabail Chaudhry, MD, Navneet Grewal, MD, Naveen Kukreja, MD, Omar L. Mancillas, MD, George W Williams, MD, and Omonele Nwokolo, MD.
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  8. 2017;20;419-427Activation of the RAGE/STAT3 Pathway in the Dorsal Root Ganglion Contributes to the Persistent Pain Hypersensitivity Induced by Lumbar Disc Herniation
    Experimental Trial
    Xin-Sheng Zhang, MD, Xiao Li, MD, Hai-Jie Luo, MD, Zhu-Xi Huang, MD, Cui-cui Liu, MD, Qing Wan, MD, PhD, Shu-Wei Xu, MD, Shao-Ling Wu, MD, PhD, Song-Jian Ke, MD, and Chao Ma, MD, PhD.
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  9. 2017;20;429-436Opioids for Ocular Pain – A Narrative Review
    Narrative Review
    Vinicius BP Pereira, MD, Renato Garcia, MD, Andre AM Torricelli, MD, and Samir J. Bechara, MD.
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  10. 2017;20;437-443Continuing Anti-thrombotic Medication During Low-to-Intermediate Risk Spinal Procedures: A Retrospective Evaluation
    Retrospective Study
    Noud van Helmond, MD, Wesley Day, *, and Kenneth B. Chapman, MD.
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  11. 2017;20;E633-E645Efficacy of Short-Term Spinal Cord Stimulation in Acute/Subacute Zoster-Related Pain: A Retrospective Study
    Retrospective Study
    Dao-song Dong, MD, Xue Yu, MD, Cheng-fu Wan, MD, Yan Liu, MD, Lin Zhao, MD, Qi Xi, MD, Wen-yao Cui, MD, Qiu-shi Wang, MD, and Tao Song, MD.
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  12. 2017;20;E647-E651Transforaminal Percutaneous Endoscopic Discectomy and Foraminoplasty after Lumbar Spinal Fusion Surgery
    Retrospective Study
    Jian-Jun Wu, MD, Hui-Zhen Chen, MD, and Changkun Zheng, MD.
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  13. 2017;20;E653-E660Management of Symptomatic Tarlov Cysts: A Retrospective Observational Study
    Retrospective Study
    Wei Jiang, PhD, Zhenming Hu, MD, PhD, and Jie Hao, MD, PhD.
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  14. 2017;20;E661-E671High Body Mass Index Is a Potential Risk Factor for Persistent Postoperative Pain after Breast Cancer Treatment
    Retrospective Study
    Noud van Helmond, MD, Hans Timmerman, MSc, Nick T. van Dasselaar, MD, PhD, Carmen C. van de Pol, MD, Soren S. Olesen, MD, PhD, Asbjorn M. Drewes, MD, PhD, Kris Vissers, MD, PhD, Oliver H. Wilder-Smith, MD, PhD, and Monique Steegers, MD, PhD.
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  15. 2017;20;E673-E685Intervertebral Foramen Injection of Ozone Relieves Mechanical Allodynia and Enhances Analgesic Effect of Gabapentin in Animal Model of Neuropathic Pain
    Experimental Trial
    Wen-Jun Luo, MD, Fan Yang, MD, Fei Yang, MD, Wei Sun, MD, PhD, Wei Zheng, MD, Xiao-Liang Wang, *, Fang-Fang Wu, MD, Jiang-Lin Wang, MD, Jia-Shuang Wang, MD, PhD, Su-Min Guan, MD, PhD, and Jun Chen, MD, PhD.
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  16. 2017;20;E687-E699Local Brain Activity Differences Between Herpes Zoster and Postherpetic Neuralgia Patients: A Resting-State Functional MRI Study
    Observational Study
    Song Cao, MD, PhD, Ying Li, MD, Wenwen Deng, MD, Bangyong Qin, MD, Yi Zhang, MD, PhD, Peng Xie, MD, PhD, Jie Yuan, MD, PhD, Buwei Yu, MD, PhD, and Tian Yu, MD.
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  17. 2017;20;E701-E7093D Morphometric Analysis of Normal Sacroiliac Joints: A New Classification of Surface Shape Variation and the Potential Implications in Pain Syndromes
    Anatomic Assessment
    Mary Kristen Jesse, MD, Christopher Kleck, MD, Adam Williams, MD, Brian Petersen, MD, Deborah Glueck, PhD, Kimberly Lind, PhD, and Vikas Patel, MD.
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  18. 2017;20;E711-E719A Pilot Cross-Sectional Study of Postpartum Wrist Pain in an Urban Chinese Population: Its Prevalence and Risk Factors
    Cross-sectional Survey
    Regina W.S. Sit, MBBS, Wing-Hung Tam, MD, Dicken C.C. Chan, MSc, Benjamin H.K. Yip, PhD, Lucia W.Y. Tam, BSc, Lyan L.Y. Chow, BSc, Vincent C.H. Chung, PhD, Roger Y. Chung, PhD, and Samuel Y.S. Wong, MD.
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  19. 2017;20;E721-E726The Relationship Between Body Mass Index and Fluoroscopy Time During Intraarticular Hip Injection: A Multicenter Cohort Study
    Retrospective Evaluation
    Zachary L. McCormick, MD, Meghan Bhave, MD, David T. Lee, MD, Paul Scholten, MD, Samuel K. Chu, MD, Ashwin N. Babu, MD, Mary Caldwell, DO, Craig Ziegler, MD, Humaira Ashraf, MD, Ryan Clark, DO, Claire Gross, MD, Jeffrey Cara, DO, Kristen McCormick, MD, Brendon Ross, DO, Joel Press, MD, David R. Walega, MD, and Daniel Cushman, MD.
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  20. 2017;20;E727-E735Percutaneous Vertebroplasty for Primary Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma of the Thoracic Spine: Case Report and Review of the Literature
    Literature Review
    Pu Jia, MD, JinJun Li, MD, Hao Chen, MD, Li Bao, MD, Fei Feng, MD, and Hai Tang, PhD.
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  21. 2017;20;E737-E746Quantity of Disc Removal and Radiological Outcomes of Percutaneous Endoscopic Lumbar Discectomy
    Retrospective Study
    Ji Han Heo, BS, Chi Heon Kim, MD, PhD, Chun Kee Chung, MD, PhD, Yunhee Choi, PhD, Young-Geun Seo, BS, Dong Hoi Kim, BS, Sung Bae Park, MD, Jung Hyeon Moon, MD, Won Heo, MD, and Jong-Myung Jung, MD.
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  22. 2017;20;E747-E750Intercostal Neuralgia Occurring as a Complication of Splanchnic Nerve Radiofrequency Ablation in a Patient with Chronic Pancreatitis
    Case Report
    Saipriya Tewari, MD, Anil Agarwal, MD, Sujeet K. Gautam, MD, and Rajashree Madabushi, MD.
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  23. 2017;20;E751-E753Pulmonary Embolism: A Rare Complication of Neurolytic Alcohol Celiac Plexus Block
    Letter to the Editor
    Emily W. Petersen, MD, Kelsey R. Pohler, MD, Christopher J. Burnett, MD, and Russell K. McAllister, MD.
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  24. 2017;20;445Errata
    Errata
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