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


Articles

  1. 2018;21;415-432Reframing Medicare Physician Payment Policy for 2019: A Look at Proposed Policy
    Health Policy
    Laxmaiah Manchikanti, MD, Vijay Singh, MD, Ramsin M. Benyamin, MD, Alan D. Kaye, MD, PhD, Vidyasagar Pampati, MSc, and Joshua A. Hirsch, MD.
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  2. 2018;21;E467-E476Efficacy Assessment of Radiofrequency Ablation as a Palliative Pain Treatment in Patients with Painful Metastatic Spinal Lesions: A Systematic Review
    Systematic Review
    Katharina Rosian, MSc, Katharina Hawlik, MD, and Brigitte Piso, MD.
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  3. 2018;21;433-448Comparison of Clinical Efficacy Between Transforaminal and Interlaminar Epidural Injections in Lumbosacral Disc Herniation: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
    Systematic Review
    Jung Hwan Lee, MD, PhD, Kyoung-ho Shin, MD, Sung Jin Park, MD, Goo Joo Lee, MD, Chang-Hyung Lee, MD, PhD, Dong Hwan Kim, MD, PhD, Du Hwan Kim, MD, PhD, and Hee Seung Yang, MD.
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  4. 2018;21;449-468Comparison of Clinical Efficacy of Epidural Injection With or Without Steroid in Lumbosacral Disc Herniation: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
    Systematic Review
    Jung Hwan Lee, MD, PhD, Dong Hwan Kim, MD, PhD, Du Hwan Kim, MD, PhD, Kyoung-ho Shin, MD, Sung Jin Park, MD, Goo Joo Lee, MD, Chang-Hyung Lee, MD, PhD, and Hee Seung Yang, MD.
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  5. 2018;21;469-481Effectiveness and Safety of High-Voltage Pulsed Radiofrequency to Treat Patients with Primary Trigeminal Neuralgia: A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Controlled Study Protocol
    Randomized Trial
    Yitong Jia, MD, Yuesong Pan, MD, Hao Ren, MD, Nan Ji, MD, and Fang Luo, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  6. 2018;21;483-488Preemptive Analgesia with Parecoxib in Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial
    Randomized Trial
    Hui-ming Peng, MD, Long-chao Wang, MD, Wei Wang, MD, Qi-heng Tang, MD, Wen-wei Qian, MD, Jin Lin, MD, Jin Jin, MD, Bin Feng, MD, Xing-hua Yin, MD, Xi-sheng Weng, MD, and Yi-xin Zhou, MD.
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  7. 2018;21;489-496Comparison of Efficacy of Lateral Branch Pulsed Radiofrequency Denervation and Intraarticular Depot Methylprednisolone Injection for Sacroiliac Joint Pain
    Randomized Trial
    Kaustuv Dutta, MD, Samarjit Dey, MD, Prithwis Bhattacharyya, MD, Sharat Agarwal, MS, and Priyanka Dev, MD.
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  8. 2018;21;497-504Low Volume Neurolytic Retrocrural Celiac Plexus Block for Visceral Cancer Pain: Retrospective Review of 507 Patients with Severe Malignancy Related Pain Due to Primary Abdominal Cancer or Metastatic Disease
    Retrospective Review
    Abed Rahman, MD, Raed Rahman, DO, George Macrinici, MD, and Sam Li, MD.
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  9. 2018;21;E477-E482A Retrospective Review of Spinal Radiofrequency Neurotomy Procedures in Patients with Metallic Posterior Spinal Instrumentation – Is it Safe?
    Retrospective Review
    Stephen Ellwood, BS, Peter Shupper, MD, and Andrew Kaufman, MD.
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  10. 2018;21;E483-E491Earlier Vertebroplasty for Osteoporotic Thoracolumbar Compression Fracture May Minimize the Subsequent Development of Adjacent Fractures: A Retrospective Study
    Retrospective Study
    Chang-Chen Yang, MD, Jui-Teng Chien, MD, Tzung-Yi Tsai, MD, Kuang-Ting Yeh, MD, PhD, Ru-Ping Lee, RN, PhD, and Wen-Tien Wu, MD, PhD.
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  11. 2018;21;E493-E499Variations in Interlaminar Epidural Steroid Injection Practice Patterns by Interventional Pain Management Physicians in the United States
    Cross-sectional Survey
    Lisa Doan, MD, Hersh Patel, MD, Yeseniya Aronova, MD, and Christopher Gharibo, MD.
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  12. 2018;21;E501-E508Comparison of 3 Approaches to Percutaneous Epidural Adhesiolysis and Neuroplasty in Post Lumbar Surgery Syndrome
    Case Control Study
    Mert Akbas, MD, Abdel Reheem Elawamy, MD, Haitham Hamby Salem, MD, Ahmed Zaghloul Fouad, MD, Nisreen Adel Abbas, MD, and Gozde Dagistan, MD.
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  13. 2018;21;E509-E521Enhanced Pain Sensitivity with Systemic Ultrastructural Changes of the Nervous Systems after Cobra Venom Injection is Reversed by Electroacupuncture Treatment
    Experimental Study
    Guo-fang Lu, MD, Jun-ming Zhang, MD, Jian-xiong An, MD, PhD, Xiao-yan Qian, CRNA, Yong Wang, MD, Si-yu Lin, MD, and John P. Williams, MD.
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  14. 2018;21;E523-E532Ionizing Radiation Dose Exposure to the Ocular Region of Pain Physicians During C-arm Guided Pain Interventions
    Observational Study
    Raymond Kelly, MB, Aisling McMahon, BSc, and Dominic Hegarty, MB, PhD.
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  15. 2018;21;E533-E543Patients’ Perceptions of Chronic Pain During the Economic Crisis: Lessons Learned from Greece
    Prospective Study
    Chrysanthi Batistaki, MD, PhD, Philippe Mavrocordatos, MD, PhD, Maria-Eleni Smyrnioti, MSc, George Lyrakos, PhD, Maria-Chrysanthi Kitsou, MD, Georgia Stamatiou, MD, PhD, and Georgia Kostopanagiotou, MD, PhD.
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  16. 2018;21;E555-E564Contribution of Spinal PKC Expression to Short- and Long-lasting Pain Behaviors in Formalin-induced Inflamed Mice
    Animal Study
    Ya-Qun Zhao, MD, Jun-bin Yin, PhD, Huang-Hui Wu, MD, Tan Ding, MD, Yong Wang, MD, Jin-Chuan Liang, MD, Xiao-Ju Guo, MD, Ke Tang, MD, Dong-Sheng Chen, MD, and Guo-Zhong Chen, PhD.
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  17. 2018;21;E565-E571Feasibility of Percutaneous Robot-Assisted Epiduroscopic System
    Animal Study
    Dong Ah Shin, MD, PhD, Chunwoo Kim, PhD, Farid Yudoyono, PhD, Yeomin Yun, MS, Yoon Ha, MD, PhD, and Sungchul Kang, PhD.
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  18. 2018;21;E573-E579Mexiletine Usage in a Chronic Pain Clinic: Indications, Tolerability, and Side Effects
    Retrospective Cohort Study
    Adam Romman, MD, Joseph Salama-Hanna, MD, and Samvid Dwivedi, DO.
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  19. 2018;21;E581-E582Re: Neuropathic Pain in Acute and Subacute Neuropathies: A Systematic Review
    Letter to the Editor
    Lu Chen, BS, and Ling Ye, MD.
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  20. 2018;21;505In the article " Effect of addition of epidural ketamine to steroid in lumbar radiculitis: One – Year Follow-Up," published in Pain Physician journal in September/ October 2011; 14:475- 481
    Errata
    ASIPP, .
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  21. 2018;21;E545-E553Combination of Pulsed Radiofrequency with Continuous Radiofrequency Thermocoagulation at Low Temperature Improves Efficacy and Safety in V2/V3 Primary Trigeminal Neuralgia
    Retrospective Study
    Yuanyuan Ding, MD, PhD, Hongxi Li, MM, Tao Hong, MM, Yongqiang Zhu, MM, Peng Yao, MD, PhD, and Guangyu Zhou, MD, PhD.
    ABSTRACTPDF