Spinal Cord Stimulation Implantation

Percutaneous Implantation Techniques

Author: Paul Kreis,Scott Fishman

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 019974856X

Category: Medical

Page: 168

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Spinal cord stimulators (SCS) are implantable medical devices used to treat chronic pain of neurologic origin, such as sciatica, intractable back pain, and diabetic. The device generates an electric pulse near the spinal cord's dorsal surface, providing a parasthesia sensation that alters the perception of pain by the patient, and is typically used in conjunction with conventional medical management. Spinal cord stimulators (SCS) are implantable medical devices used to treat chronic pain of neurologic origin, such as sciatica, intractable back pain, and diabetic. The device generates an electric pulse near the spinal cord's dorsal surface, providing a parasthesia sensation that alters the perception of pain by the patient, and is typically used in conjunction with conventional medical management.

Pain Management and Palliative Care

A Comprehensive Guide

Author: Kimberly A. Sackheim

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1493924621

Category: Medical

Page: 389

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This comprehensive book covers the knowledge needed to diagnosis and treat patients with acute and chronic pain. Sections dedicated to patient evaluation, medication management, treating patients with more complex circumstances and interventional management provide clinically-relevant information on an array of topics relevant to both the generalist and specialist. Some sections being organized in a diagnosis based approach help to focus on these topics and serve as a quick reference. A practical and easy-to-use guide, Pain Management and Palliative Care provides a broad foundation on pain assessment and management and is an invaluable daily companion for those managing patients experiencing pain.

Aches and Gains

A Comprehensive Guide to Overcoming Your Pain

Author: Paul Christo

Publisher: Bull Publishing

ISBN: 1945188103

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 400

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Pain is often treatable but doctors, medical professionals, and patients don't understand the intricacies of chronic pain. Millions who suffer from pain become hopeless. With Aches and Gains, Dr. Paul Christo, a Johns Hopkins physician and leading pain specialist sheds new light on what it means to live with and overcome chronic pain. Dr. Christo shares celebrity interviews, including Naomi Judd, Lisa Swayze, Montel Williams, Ally Hilfiger, and Clay Walker, from his Sirius XM radio show Aches and Gains®, and stories from patients who have found a way to overcome the pain that once controlled their lives. Offering traditional, integrative, and innovative methods of easing pain, the book is a life-changing tool for anyone associated with pain including pain sufferers themselves, doctors, nurses, medical professionals, and caregivers.Features a foreword by renowned talk show host Montel Williams.

Electrochemistry

Author: Craig Banks,Roger Mortimer,Steven McIntosh

Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry

ISBN: 1782620273

Category: Science

Page: 209

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The Specialist Periodical Report Electrochemistry presents comprehensive and critical reviews in all aspects of the field, with contributions from across the globe, providing the reader with an informed digest of the most important research currently carried out in this field. Re-launching in 2015 with a new editorial team, Volume 13 returns to its roots and provides a wide range of topics written by leading experts researching at the forefront and heart of electrochemistry. The book covers topics such as control and structural analysis, and combines different approaches on utilizing light as a source for materials science. This volume is a key reference in the field of electrochemistry, allowing readers to become easily acquainted with the latest research trends.

Intrathecal Drug Delivery for Pain and Spasticity E-Book

A Volume in the Interventional and Neuromodulatory Techniques for Pain Management Series

Author: Asokumar Buvanendran,Sudhir Diwan,Timothy Deer

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455733989

Category: Medical

Page: 224

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Intrathecal Drug Delivery for Pain and Spasticity - a volume in the new Interventional and Neuromodulatory Techniques for Pain Management series - presents state-of-the-art guidance on the full range of intrathecal drug delivery techniques performed today. Asokumar Buvanendran, MD and Sudhir Diwan, MD, offer expert advice on a variety of procedures to treat chronic non-malignant pain, cancer pain, and spasticity. Comprehensive, evidence-based coverage on selecting and performing these techniques - as well as weighing relative risks and complications - helps you ensure optimum outcomes. Understand the rationale and scientific evidence behind intrathecal drug delivery techniques and master their execution. Optimize outcomes, reduce complications, and minimize risks by adhering to current, evidence-based practice guidelines. Apply the newest techniques in intrathecal pump placement, cancer pain management, use of baclofen pumps, and compounding drugs. Quickly find the information you need in a user-friendly format with strictly templated chapters supplemented with illustrative line drawings, images, and treatment algorithms.

Neurostimulation for the Treatment of Chronic Pain E-Book

Volume 1: A Volume in the Interventional and Neuromodulatory Techniques for Pain Management Series; Expert Consult Premium Edition -- Enhanced Online Features

Author: Salim Hayek,Robert Levy,Timothy Deer

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455733997

Category: Medical

Page: 248

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Neurostimulation for the Treatment of Chronic Pain - a volume in the new Interventional and Neuromodulatory Techniques for Pain Management series - presents state-of-the-art guidance on the full range of neuromodulation techniques performed today. Salim Hayek, MD, PhD and Robert Levy, MD, PhD offer expert advice on a variety of spinal cord, peripheral nerve, and peripheral nerve field stimulation procedures to treat chronic pain. Comprehensive, evidence-based coverage on selecting and performing these techniques - as well as weighing relative risks and complications - helps you ensure optimum outcomes. With access to the fully searchable text at www.expertconsult.com, you’ll have the detailed visual assistance you need right at your fingertips. Understand the rationale and scientific evidence behind interventional and neuromodulatory techniques and master their execution. Optimize outcomes, reduce complications, and minimize risks by adhering to current, evidence-based practice guidelines. Apply the newest developments in motor cortex stimulation, deep brain stimulation, peripheral nerve stimulation, and spinal cord stimulation. Quickly find the information you need in a user-friendly format with strictly templated chapters supplemented with illustrative line drawings, images, and treatment algorithms. Access the fully searchable contents, plus bonus procedural videos, at expertconsult.com.

Minimally Invasive Percutaneous Spinal Techniques E-Book

Author: Daniel H. Kim

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702043338

Category: Medical

Page: 495

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Minimally Invasive Percutaneous Spinal Techniques, by Daniel H. Kim, MD, FACS, Kyung Hoon Kim, MD, and Yong Chul Kim, MD, helps you apply methods of spinal pain relief that involve less risk and shorter recovery times. Focusing on the broad appeal of this goal for you and your patients, this volume will help surgeons and specialists in various areas of pain management provide less invasive alternatives and faster recovery procedures for those suffering with spinal injuries. Step-by-step techniques are well-illustrated in the book and demonstrated extensively online. Get accurate, step-by-step guidance by reviewing full-color, richly illustrated descriptions of various techniques. Make the most of extensive surgical videos demonstrating many of the procedures from the book on expertconsult.com. Reduce the risk associated with invasive spinal procedures by considering new perspectives on pain management techniques that can be used by specialists from various disciplines. Address the growing need for less invasive surgeries with shorter recovery times among a large and aging population with musculoskeletal problems.

Operative Neuromodulation

Volume 1: Functional Neuroprosthetic Surgery. An Introduction

Author: Damianos E. Sakas,Brian Simpson,Elliot S. Krames

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3211330798

Category: Medical

Page: 486

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This is the first part in a two-volume work on neuromodulation. It describes techniques and procedures applied in internal contact with non-neural tissues surrounding the nervous system (dura or cerebrospinal fluid), as in the case of epidural stimulation for pain or intrathecal drug application for the treatment of spasticity and pain. In addition, coverage also includes a special section on non-invasive functional neuroprosthetic systems.

Surgical Management of Pain

Author: Kim Burchiel

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 9780865779129

Category: Medical

Page: 992

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This text for clinicians and scientists addresses the area of surgery devoted to the treatment of pain. In addition to material on surgical procedures, the 80 contributions by leading international experts include material on the medical aspects of pain, (anatomy, physiology, pharmacology of pain and nociception, specific pain syndromes and diagnoses), guidelines for analysis and assessment, non-surgical treatments, rehabilitative treatments, management of opiates and other analgesics, myofacial treatments, the ethics of pain control, and pain clinic organization. Each chapter is followed by commentary representing various perspectives and opinions. Illustrated with b&w images and drawings. Edited by Kim Burchiel (neurological surgery, Oregon Health Science U.). Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Atlas of Interventional Pain Management E-Book

Author: Steven D. Waldman

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323321968

Category: Medical

Page: 768

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Arranged by anatomic region, Atlas of Interventional Pain Management provides pain medicine specialists in practice and in training with the most up-to-date and practical guide to over 160 interventional pain management techniques. High-quality photographs, procedural videos, and 19 brand-new chapters combine to offer the detailed guidance you need to implement safe, effective treatments and achieve the best possible outcomes in Pain Medicine. Maximize your success rate and reduce complications with CPT codes for each procedure, as well as indications, relevant anatomy, technique, side effects and complications, and clinical pearls. Integrate interventional techniques into your practice with lavish, detailed illustrations that highlight the key steps in each procedure. View line drawings paired with CT, MR and/or radiographic images to illustrate relevant points in the text. Stay current on the latest injection techniques with 19 brand-new chapters including: Brachial Plexus Block - Infraclavicular Approach; Transverse Abdominis Plane Block; Anterior Cutaneous Nerve Block; Lumbar Grey Ramus Communicans Block; Lumbar Grey Ramus Communicans Block - Radiofrequency Lesioning; and more. Expand the breadth of procedures you perform by focusing on the "how" rather than the "why" of various pain-relieving techniques. Increase needle-placement precision and find the exact location to deliver the nerve block with significantly expanded fluoroscopy- and ultrasound-guided content. Visualize proper needle placement with help from an increased number of high-quality photographs. Understand how techniques are performed by watching procedural videos that cover Cervical Translaminar Epidural Block; Cervical Paravertebral Medical Branch Block; Percutaneous Facet Fusion; Lumbar Transforaminal Epidural Clock; and more. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability.

Rothman-Simeone The Spine E-Book

Expert Consult

Author: Harry N. Herkowitz,Steven R. Garfin,Frank J. Eismont,Gordon R. Bell,Richard A. Balderston

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437736246

Category: Medical

Page: 2096

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Rothman-Simeone The Spine helps you achieve optimal outcomes in the clinical practice of spine surgery in adults and children. Drs. Harry N. Herkowitz, Steven R. Garfin, Frank J. Eismont, Gordon R. Bell, Richard Balderston, and an internationally diverse group of authorities help you keep up with the fast-paced field and get the best results from state-of-the-art treatments and surgical techniques, such as spinal arthroplasty and the latest spinal implants and equipment. An all-new full-color design and surgical videos online at www.expertconsult.com make this classic text more invaluable than ever before. Get the best results from the full range of both surgical and non-surgical treatment approaches with guidance from the world’s most trusted authorities in orthopaedic spine surgery. Find important information quickly through pearls, pitfalls, and key points that highlight critical points. Watch experts perform key techniques in real time with videos, on DVD and online, demonstrating minimally invasive surgery: SED procedure; thorascopic techniques; lumbar discectomy; pedicle subtraction osteotomy (PSO); C1, C2 fusion; intradural tumor; cervical laminoforaminoty; and much more. Apply the newest developments in the field thanks to expert advice on minimally invasive surgery, spinal arthroplasty and the latest spinal implants and equipments. See procedures clearly through an all new full-color design with 2300 color photographs and illustrations placed in context. Access the fully searchable contents of text online at www.expertconsult.com.

Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)

Research to support clinical practice

Author: Mark I. Johnson

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191654175

Category: Medical

Page: 288

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Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) is a technique that delivers mild electrical currents across the intact surface of the skin to reduce pain. TENS is used by practitioners throughout the world to manage painful conditions and TENS equipment can be purchased by the general public so that they can self-administer treatment. There are thousands of experimental and clinical research studies published on TENS and related techniques yet there is uncertainty about the best way to administer TENS in clinical practice. This is because currents used during TENS can be administered in a variety of ways and the findings of research studies have been inconclusive. This book provides guidance on how best to use TENS based on an evaluation of current research evidence. The book covers what TENS is, how it works, and safe and appropriate clinical techniques for many conditions including chronic low back pain, osteoarthritis and cancer pain. It also offers solutions to the problems faced by researchers when trying to design clinical trials on TENS. Accessibility written, Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) provides a comprehensive coverage of research issues and findings about TENS and will be essential reading for healthcare professionals, practitioners and students.

Spinal Cord Medicine, Second Edition

Principles & Practice

Author: Diana D. Cardenas, MD, MHA

Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing

ISBN: 9781935281771

Category: Medical

Page: 560

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A Doody's Core Title 2012 The thoroughly revised Second Edition of this authoritative reference continues to define the standard of care for the field of spinal cord medicine. Encompassing all of the diseases and disorders that may a!ect the proper functioning of the spinal cord or spinal nerves, this comprehensive volume provides a state of the art review of the principles of care and best practices for restoring function and quality of life to patients with spinal cord injuries. Expert contributors from multiple disciplines cover topics ranging from acute medical and surgical management of specific problems to cutting-edge research, bladder, bowel and sexual dysfunction, neurologic and musculoskeletal issues, advanced rehabilitation techniques and technologies, functional outcomes, and psychosocial care. While comprehensive in scope, Spinal Cord Medicine offers practical guidance for physicians and other health care professionals involved in the management of individuals with SCI, multiple sclerosis, and other spinal cord disorders. The Second Edition has been completely updated to fully reflect current science and practice. Each section has been re-ordered to better present information and the Second Edition brings in many new authors and topics, more diagrams, illustrations, and tables to solidify concepts, and contains 18 entirely new chapters. Spinal Cord Medicine: Principles and Practice, Second Edition, reflects the breadth and depth of this multi-faceted specialty. Involving over 150 authors from more than 20 fields of medicine, it is a trusted reference for anyone who works with spinal cord patients and strives to deliver superior clinical care and improve outcomes.

Pain Procedures in Clinical Practice E-Book

Author: Ted A. Lennard,David G Vivian,Stevan DOW Walkowski,Aneesh K. Singla

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437737749

Category: Medical

Page: 656

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In the 3rd Edition of Pain Procedures in Clinical Practice, Dr. Ted Lennard helps you offer the most effective care to your patients by taking you through the various approaches to pain relief used in physiatry today. In this completely updated, procedure-focused volume, you’ll find nearly a decade worth of new developments and techniques supplemented by a comprehensive online video collection of how-to procedures at www.expertconsult.com. You’ll also find extensive coverage of injection options for every joint, plus discussions of non-injection-based pain relief options such as neuromuscular ultrasound, alternative medicines, and cryotherapy. Offer your patients today’s most advanced pain relief with nearly a decade worth of new developments and techniques, masterfully presented by respected physiatrist Ted Lennard, MD. Make informed treatment decisions and provide effective relief with comprehensive discussions of all of the injection options for every joint. Apply the latest non-injection-based treatments for pain relief including neuromuscular ultrasound, alternative medicines, and cryotherapy. See how to get the best results with a comprehensive video collection of how-to procedures at www.expertconsult.com, and access the complete text and images online.

Interventional pain management

Author: Steven D. Waldman,Alon P. Winnie,Dannemiller Memorial Educational Foundation

Publisher: W B Saunders Co

ISBN: 9780721658742

Category: Medical

Page: 582

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-- Clinically-focused text with current, readable how-to descriptions of pain management techniques-- Includes many new chapters, updated references, and numerous other revisions to reflect the latest advances in the specialty.

Cardiac Electrophysiology: From Cell to Bedside E-Book

Author: Douglas P. Zipes,Jose Jalife

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455770108

Category: Medical

Page: 1392

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Cardiac Electrophysiology: From Cell to Bedside puts the latest knowledge in this subspecialty at your fingertips, giving you a well-rounded, expert grasp of every cardiac electrophysiology issue that affects your patient management. Drs. Zipes, Jalife, and a host of other world leaders in cardiac electrophysiology use a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to guide you through all of the most recent cardiac drugs, techniques, and technologies. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Compatible with Kindle®, nook®, and other popular devices. Get well-rounded, expert views of every cardiac electrophysiology issue that affects your patient management from preeminent authorities in cardiology, physiology, pharmacology, pediatrics, biophysics, pathology, cardiothoracic surgery, and biomedical engineering from around the world. Visually grasp and easily absorb complex concepts through an attractive full-color design featuring color photos, tables, flow charts, ECGs, and more! Integrate the latest scientific understanding of arrhythmias with the newest clinical applications, to select the right treatment and management options for each patient. Stay current on the latest advancements and developments with sweeping updates and 52 NEW chapters - written by many new authors - on some of the hottest cardiology topics, such as new technologies for the study of the molecular structure of ion channels, molecular genetics, and the development of new imaging, mapping and ablation techniques. Get expert advice from Dr. Douglas P. Zipes - a leading authority in electrophysiology and editor of Braunwald’s Heart Disease and the Heart Rhythm Journal - and Dr. Jose Jalife - a world-renowned leader and researcher in basic and translational cardiac electrophysiology. Access the full text online at Expert Consult, including supplemental text, figures, tables, and video clips.

Pain Medicine

A Multidisciplinary Approach

Author: Siu Lun TSUI,Phoon Ping CHEN,Kwok Fu Jacobus Ng

Publisher: Hong Kong University Press

ISBN: 9888028162

Category: Medical

Page: 648

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This is designed as a textbook for medical practitioners preparing for higher qualification examinations in pain medicine, as well as a reference book for other medical and allied healthcare workers. A unique feature of the book is its multidisciplinary approach to manage pain. This is reflected by the contributors' multi-national/cultural origin and the diversity in their medical background (anaesthesiology, neurosurgery, orthopaedic surgery, internal medicine, clinical oncology, clinical psychology, nursing, physiotherapy, and occupational therapy). Essential topics in pain medicine are grouped under five sections: scientific basis of pain medicine, common clinical pain conditions, pain pharmacology, interventional procedures, and multidisciplinary approach. Different aspects and approaches in modern pain medicine are covered, including advances in research on pain mechanism, pain psychology, epidemiology, diagnosis, pain assessment, patient evaluation, pain medications, up-to-date interventional procedures, cognitive behavioral therapy, and other specialized therapeutic modalities. Besides the above topics, which assist the patient in fighting acute, chronnic, and cancer pain, there are two chapters dedicated to paediatric and geriatric patients respectively, as special consideration is need for these age groups.