Microvascular decompression for trigeminal neuralgia, hemifacial spasm, and glossopharyngeal neuralgia was found to be a largely safe procedure.
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A case of new-onset amnesia occurring after cocaine use and possible fentanyl use was described.
Factors influencing peak plasma total ropivacaine concentration after local infiltration analgesia in patients undergoing total knee arthroscopy included age, weight, creatinine, and female sex.
Arthroscopic subacromial decompression may not improve pain relative to placebo surgery or provide clinically important benefits compared with no treatment in patients with subacromial shoulder pain.
Pain expectancy may affect the pain experience in older patients with knee osteoarthritis after genuine and sham electroacupuncture.
New recommendations regarding practices for patients receiving antiplatelet and anticoagulant therapy before and after interventional spine and pain procedures were formulated by the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine.
Results from thermal quantitative sensory testing may be associated with the efficacy of imipramine for pain relief in patients with chronic low back pain.
Implementation of electronic medical record default opioid prescriptions of 10 tablets of 5 mg oxycodone/325 mg acetaminophen at discharge from the ED may be associated with an increased percentage of prescriptions for 10 tablets, compared with no default.
A web-based self-management program may reduce aberrant drug behaviors and pain catastrophizing in patients with chronic pain treated with opioids.