Pain Physician

Official Journal of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians
November/December 2014 - Volume 17 Issue 6
Alan D Kaye. MD, PhD

Managing Editor - Bert Fellows, MA

Timur Ekiz, MD, Alparslan Yetisgin, MD, Mustafa Turgut Yildizgoren, MD, and Sule Sahin Onat, MD


Jun-Song Yang, MD, Ding-Jun Hao, MD, PhD, Yan Zhao, MD, Tuan-Jiang Liu, MD, and Li-Min He, MD


Jin-Tao Liu, MD, PhD, Xiao-Feng Li, MD, PhD, Peng-Fei Yu, MD, Xiao-Chun Li, MD, Qiang Qian, MD, Guan-Hong Liu, MD, Zhen-Han Yu, MD, Qi-Han Ma, MD, De-Zhi Tang, MD, PhD, and Hong Jiang, MD, PhD


2014;17;E663-E670. Metamorphosis of Medicine in the United States: Is Information Technology a White Knight or Killer Whale?
Health Policy Opinion
Laxmaiah Manchikanti, MD, Ramsin M. Benyamin, MD, Frank J.E. Falco, MD, and Joshua A. Hirsch, MD


2014;17;E671-E680. Metamorphosis of Medicine in the United States: A Carrot and Stick Policy of Electronic Medical Records
Health Policy Opinion
Laxmaiah Manchikanti, MD, Ramsin M. Benyamin, MD, Frank J.E. Falco, MD, and Joshua A. Hirsch, MD


2014;17;E681-E689. A Survey on Teaching Ultrasound-Guided Chronic Pain Procedures in Pain Medicine Fellowship Programs
Bassem O. Asaad, MD, Ruth A Reinsel, PhD, Eric DeVeaux, MD, Hadi Moten, MD, and Brian Durkin, DO


2014;17;477-486. Effectiveness of Pulsed Radiofrequency with Multifunctional Epidural Electrode in Chronic Lumbosacral Radicular Pain with Neuropathic Features
Prospective Study
Simone Vigneri, MD, Gianfranco Sindaco, MD, Giampiero Gallo, MD, Matteo Zanella, MD, Valentina Paci, MD, Marco La Grua, MD, Laura Ravaioli, PsyD, and Gilberto Pari, MD


2014;17;E691-E702. Lumbar Interlaminar Epidural Injections Are Superior to Caudal Epidural Injections in Managing Lumbar Central Spinal Stenosis
Research Article
Laxmaiah Manchikanti, MD, Frank J.E. Falco, MD, Vidyasagar Pampati, MSc, and Joshua A. Hirsch, MD


2014;17;E709-E717. Pulsed Radiofrequency for Occipital Neuralgia
Focused Review
Nicholas Manolitsis, MD, and Foad Elahi, MD


2014;17;507-513. Computer-Tomographic Verification of Ultrasound-Guided Piriformis Muscle Injection: A Feasibility Study
Feasibility Study
Gustavo Fabregat, MD, Marta Rosello, MD, Juan M Asensio-Samper, MD, Vincent L Villaneuva-Perez, MD, Vicente Martinez-Sanjuan, MD, PhD, Jose De Andres, MD, PhD, and Urs Eichenberger, MD, PhD


2014;17;525-529. Comparative Efficacy of Levobupivacaine and Ropivacaine for Epidural Block in Outpatients with Degenerative Spinal Disease
Prospective Trial
Takashi Egashira, MD, Makoto Fukasaki, MD, Hiroko Araki, MD, Akiko Sakai, MD, Mai Okada, MD, Yoshiaki Terao, MD, and Tetsuya Hara, MD


2014;17;E737-E745. The Incorporation of Platelet-rich Plasma into Calcium Phosphate Cement Enhances Bone Regeneration in Osteoporosis
Animal Study
Ah-Reum Cho, MD, PhD, Hae-Kyu Kim, MD, PhD, Jae-Young Kwon, MD, PhD, Tae-Kyun Kim, MD, PhD, Yun-Mi Choi, MD, and Kyung-Hoon Kim, MD, PhD


2014;17;E747-E754. Etiologic Factors of Ice Hockey Injuries in Korean High School Players
Cross-Sectional Study
Youn Young Lee, PhD, Chang-Hyung Lee , Sun Myung Lee, MS, PT, and Tae Gyu Kim, PT, PhD


2014;17;E755-E760. Neurolytic Transversus Abdominal Plane Block with Alcohol for Long-Term Malignancy Related Pain Control
Case Report
Joseph C Hung, MD, Nyla Azam, MD, Vinay Puttanniah, MD, Vivek Malhotra, MD, and Amitabh Gulati, MD


2014;17;487-492. Contrast Dispersion Pattern and Efficacy of Computed Tomography-Guided Cervical Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection
Prospective Study
Chan Hong Park, MD, PhD, and Sang-Ho Lee, MD, PhD


2014;17;493-506. Pulsed Radiofrequency of the Composite Nerve Supply to the Knee Joint as a New Technique for Relieving Osteoarthritic Pain: A Preliminary Report
Technical Report
Lakshmi Vas, MD, Renuka Pai, MD, Nishigandha Khandagale, MD, and Manorama Pattnaik, MD


2014;17;515-524. The Role of Pain Catastrophizing in the Provision of Rescue Analgesia by Health Care Providers Following Major Joint Arthroplasty
Prospective Study
Patricia Pinto, PhD, Teresa McIntyre, PhD, Vera Araujo-Soares, PhD, Ramon Ferro, MD, and Armando Almeida, PhD


2014;17;E719-E735. Development of an Effective Topical Liposomal Formulation for Localized Analgesia and Anti-inflammatory Actions in the Complete Freundís Adjuvant Rodent Model of Acute Inflammatory Pain
Animal Study
Katerina S Iwaszkiewicz, MD, and Susan Hua, PhD


2014;17;E783. Central Sensitization Pain Should be Included in (Central) Neuropathic Pain
Letter to the Editor
Katsuhior Toda, MD


2014;17;E794-E795. Severe Pain, Spasticity, and Heterotopic Ossification in a Patient with Spinal Cord Injury: A Vicious Circle and Management with Baclofen Pump
Letter to the Editor
Didem Yenigun, MD, Timur Ekiz, MD, Guldal Funda Nakipoglu Yuzer, MD, Ozlem Tasoglu, MD, Meryem Dogan Aslan, MD, and Nese Ozgirgin, MD


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2014;17;549-554. Key words Index


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