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


Articles

  1. 2021;24;293-308Spinal Cord Stimulation Trends of Utilization and Expenditures in Fee-For-Service (FFS) Medicare Population from 2009 to 2018
    Expenditure Analysis
    Laxmaiah Manchikanti, MD, Vidyasagar Pampati, MSc, Brahma Prasad Vangala, MBBS, Amol Soin, MD, Mahendra R. Sanapati, MD, Srinivasa Thota, MD, and Joshua A. Hirsch, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  2. 2021;24;309-317Pain and Opioid Use in Cancer Survivors: A Practical Guide to Account for Perceived Injustice
    Narrative Review
    Jo Nijs, PhD, Eva Roose, MSc, Astrid Lahousse, MSc, Kenza Mostaqim, MSc, Iris Reynebeau, MSc, Marijke De Couck, PhD, David Beckwee, MSc, Eva Huysmans, MSc, Rinske Bults, MSc, Paul van Wilgen, PhD, and Laurence Leysen, PhD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  3. 2021;24;319-325The Effect of Social Isolation During the COVID-19 Pandemic on Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain Who Underwent a Spine Intervention
    Prospective Study
    Ayca Uran San, MD, Serdar Kesikburun, MD, and Kutay Tezel, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  4. 2021;24;327-334Characteristics of Hospitalized Adults with Opioid Use Disorder in the United States: Nationwide Inpatient Sample
    Retrospective Study
    Brook T. Alemu, PhD, Olaniyi Olayinka, MD, and Brian C. Martin, PhD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  5. 2021;24;E529-E538Increase your Confidence in Opioid Prescribing: Marketing Messages in Continuing Medical Education Activities on ER/LA Opioids
    Thematic Analysis
    Benjamin Goodwin, MS, Hwa-Pyung (David) Lim, MS, Judy Butler, MS, Daniel Paglia, MS, Matthew T. Dempsey, MS, Bonnie O'Connor, PhD, and Adriane Fugh-Berman, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  6. 2021;24;335-344Nutrition/Dietary Supplements and Chronic Pain in Patients with Cancer and Survivors of Cancer: A Systematic Review and Research Agenda
    Systematic Review
    Sevilay Tumkaya Yilmaz, MSc, Ömer Elma, MSc, Tom Deliens, PhD, Iris Coppieters, PhD, Peter Clarys, PhD, Jo Nijs, PhD, and Anneleen Malfliet, PhD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  7. 2021;24;345-358Benefits of Transversus Abdominis Plane Block on Postoperative Analgesia after Bariatric Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
    Systematic Review
    Chenchen Tian, MD, Yung Lee, MD, Yvgeniy Oparin, MD, Dennis Hong, MD, and Harsha Shanthanna, MD, PhD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  8. 2021;24;E539-E554Epidural Injections for Lumbar Radiculopathy or Sciatica: A Comparative Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Cochrane Review
    Systematic Review
    Laxmaiah Manchikanti, MD, Emilija Knezevic, ., Nebojsa Nick Knezevic, MD, PhD, Mahendra R. Sanapati, MD, Srinivasa Thota, MD, Alaa Abd-Elsayed, MD, and Joshua A. Hirsch, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  9. 2021;24;E555-E563Quadratus Lumborum Block is an Effective Postoperative Analgesic Technique in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Lower Abdominal Surgery: A Meta-Analysis
    Meta-Analysis
    Wen-li Zhao, MD, Shao-dong Li, MD, Bei Wu, MD, and Zhen-Feng Zhou, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  10. 2021;24;359-367Long-term Efficacy of Percutaneous Epidural Neurolysis of Adhesions in Chronic Lumbar Radicular Pain: 10 Year Follow-up of a Randomized Controlled Trial
    Randomized Trial
    Ludger Gerdesmeyer, MD, PhD, Carl Noe, MD, Alexander Prehn-Kristensen, PhD, Norbert Harrasser, MD, Munjed Al Muderis, MD, Matthias Weuster, MD, and Tim Klueter, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  11. 2021;24;E565-E572Anti-nociceptive Effects of Dexmedetomidine Infusion Plus Modified Intercostal Nerve Block During Single-port Thoracoscopic Lobectomy: A Double-blind, Randomized Controlled Trial
    Randomized Controlled Trial
    Xin-qi Cheng, MD, Juan Cheng, PhD, Yan-nan Zhou, MM, You-mei Zuo, MD, Xue-sheng Liu, MD, Er-wei Gu, MD, and Guang-hong Xu, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  12. 2021;24;E573-E581Using RNA-Seq to Explore the Hub Genes in the Trigeminal Root Entry Zone of Rats by Compression Injury
    Animal Trial
    Ran Tao, BDS, Feng Huang, PhD, Kun Lin, MD, Shao-Wei Lin, PhD, De Wei, MD, and Dao-Shu Luo, PhD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  13. 2021;24;369-378Utilizing Multidisciplinary Medicine in Pain Management: A Narrative Review
    Narrative Review
    Gilbert Chandler III, MD, Alexis M. Rojas, MSW, Phillip R. Worts, PhD, and Heather A. Flynn, PhD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  14. 2021;24;379-398Celiac Plexus Block – An Old Technique with New Developments
    Descriptive Review
    Saurabh Vig, MD, Swati Bhan, MD, and Sushma Bhatnagar, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  15. 2021;24;E583-E594Pancreatic Cancer Related Pain: Review of Pathophysiology and Intrathecal Drug Delivery Systems for Pain Management
    Narrative Review
    Gabriel Carvajal, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  16. 2021;24;E595-E600Evaluation of Increased Intracranial Pressure with the Optic Nerve Sheath Diameter by Ultrasound in Epiduroscopic Neural Laser Discectomy Procedures
    Retrospective Study
    Serbulent Gokhan Beyaz, MD, Burak Kaya, MD, Ali Metin Ulgen, MD, Fatih Sahin, MD, Havva Kocayigit, MD, and Zeynep Tuncer Issi, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  17. 2021;24;E601-E610Altered Neurovascular Coupling in Patients with Chronic Myofascial Pain
    Observational Study
    Ganjun Song, MD, Yonghan Zhang, MD, Bangyong Qin, MD, Junwei Zeng, PhD, Tijiang Zhang, MD, PhD, and Peng Xie, MD, PhD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  18. 2021;24;E611-E617Cooled Radiofrequency Ablation of the Articular Sensory Branches of the Obturator and Femoral Nerves using Fluoroscopy and Ultrasound Guidance: A Large Retrospective Study
    Retrospective Review
    Leonardo Kapural, MD, PhD, Jeremy Naber, DO, Kevin Neal, MD, and Michael Burchell, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  19. 2021;24;E619-E624The Impact of Vitamin D Deficiency to Treatment Success of Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection
    Retrospective Assessment
    Ekim Can Ozturk, MD, Savas Sencan, MD, Rekib Sacaklidir, MD, Osman Albayrak, MD, and Osman Hakan Gunduz, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  20. 2021;24;E625-E629Retrospective Study of the Analgesic Effect of Sacroiliac Joint Radiofrequency Denervation
    Retrospective Study
    Ligia FT. Kawamoto, MD, Rioko K. Sakata, PhD, Jose L. Campos, MD, Luis A. Borges, MS, and Leonardo HC. Ferraro, PhD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  21. 2021;24;E631-E638Treatment of Thoracolumbar Type A3 Fractures Using a Percutaneous Intravertebral Expandable Titanium Implant: Long-term Follow-up Results of a Pilot Single Center Study
    Pilot Study
    David C. Noriega, PhD, Jesus Crespo-Sanjuan, PhD, Wayne J. Olan, MD, Ruben Hernandez-Ramajo, PhD, Douglas P. Bell, PhD, J. Javier Castrodeza Sanz, PhD, Gregorio de Jesus Labrador Hernandez, MD, Israel Sanchez-Lite, PhD, and Francisco Ardura, PhD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  22. 2021;24;E639-E648Conservative Treatment for Giant Lumbar Disc Herniation: Clinical Study in 409 Cases
    Observational Study
    Zhijia Ma, PhD, Pengfei Yu, PhD, Hong Jiang, PhD, Xiaochun Li, PhD, Xiang Qian, PhD, Zhenhan Yu, PhD, Yu Zhu, PhD, and Jintao Liu, PhD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  23. 2021;24;E649-E660Plasma Rich in Growth Factors (PRGF) in the Treatment of Cervical and Lumbar Back Pain: A Retrospective Observational Clinical Study
    Retrospective Study
    Fernando Kirchner, MD, Isidro Milani, MD, Alex Martinez, MD, Nicolas Kirchner-Bossi, PhD, Roberto Prado, PhD, Sabino Padilla, PhD, and Eduardo Anitua, PhD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  24. 2021;24;E661-E668Verification of Sphenopalatine Ganglion Block Success Using Transcranial Doppler in Management of Patients with Postdural
    Puncture Headache
    Naglaa Fathy Abdelhaleem Abdelhaleem, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  25. 2021;24;E669-E676Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection for Zoster-Related Pain: The Golden Period for the Best Outcome
    Retrospective Study
    Francis Sahngun Nahm, MD, PhD, Eunjoo Choi, MD, Woong Ki Han, MD, Ho-Jin Lee, MD, Ho Young Gil, MD, Jae Hun Kim, MD, Pyung-Bok Lee, MD, PhD, and Hyunchul Ju, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  26. 2021;24;E677Comments on Comparison of the Effectiveness of Ultrasound-Guided Versus Landmark-Guided Suprascapular Nerve Block in Chronic Shoulder Pain
    Letter to the Editor
    Aakanksha Aggarwal, MD.
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  27. 2021;24;E678In Response to Comments on Comparison of the Effectiveness of Ultrasound-Guided Versus Landmark-Guided Suprascapular Nerve Block in Chronic Shoulder Pain
    In Response
    Gonca Saglam, MD, and Dilek Çetinkaya Alisar, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  28. 2021;24;E679-E681Preemptive Acetaminophen: Quantification of Opioid-sparring Effects and Need for Further Research
    Letter to the Editor
    Filippo Sanfilippo, MD, PhD, Luigi La Via, MD, Stefano Tigano, MD, Antonio Zanghi, MD, Marinella Astuto, MD, and Alessandro Cappellani, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  29. 2021;24;E682Comments on “Treatment and Management of Twelfth Rib Syndrome: A Best Practices Comprehensive Review”
    Letter to the Editor
    Vidula Bansal, MD, and Anil Agarwal, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  30. 2021;24;E683-E684Letter to the Editor
    Letter to the Editor
    Mert Akbas, MD, and Gozde Dagistan, MD.
    ABSTRACTPDF

  31. 2021;24;399In Errata
    Errata
    ASIPP, .
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