1. Pathophysiology of Pain and Pain Pathways
2. Preventative Analgesia for the Management of General Surgical Pain
3. Perioperative Nonopioid Analgesics of Use in Pain Management for Spine Surgery
4. Perioperative Opioid Analgesics of Use in Pain Management for Spine Surgery
5. Local Anesthetics
6. Susceptibility of Peripheral Nerves in Diabetes to Compression and Implications in Pain Treatment
7. Cervical Spine
8. Thoracic Spine Pain
9. Lumbosacral Spine
10. Lumbar Neurogenic Claudication: Causes and Pain Management Options
11. Needle Placement
12. Sacroiliac Pain: Causes and Pain Management Options
13. Sympathetic Pain Syndromes
14. Comprehensive Review of Discography in Spinal Pain
15. Open Endoscopic Rhizotomy
16. Endoscopically Assisted Lumbar Medial Branch Rhizotomy
17. Advances in Dorsal Column Stimulation
18. Advances in Intrathecal Drug Delivery: Impact on Orthopedic Practice
19. Neuromodulation and Spinal Cord Stimulators: A Long Overdue Paradigm Disruption with the Interventional Pain Management Ladder
All physicians are involved in the management of pain at some level or the other, but of the various specialties and health professions, orthopedic surgeons are at the frontline of delivering perioperative pain care for a wide variety of problems that range from skeletal trauma, joint replacement procedures, bone tumors and spinal conditions. Perioperative Pain Management for Orthopedic and Spine Surgery offers a concise yet comprehensive overview of the surgical spine pain management field to help practitioners effectively plan and enhance perioperative pain control. Chapters provide guidance on solving common dilemmas facing surgeons who are managing patients with pain related problems and clinical decision-making, and explore essential topics required for the trainee and practitioner to quickly assess the patient with pain, to diagnose pain and painful conditions, determine the feasibility and safety of surgical procedure needed, and arrange for advanced pain management consults and care if needed. This text also explores the latest evolving techniques and appropriate utilization of modern equipment and technology to safely provide care. Highly accessible and written by experts in the field,Perioperative Pain Management for Orthopedic and Spine Surgery is an ideal resource for practicing orthopedic and spine surgeons, anesthesiologists, critical care personnel, residents, medical students.
• Provides a comprehensive overview of the surgical spine pain management field for the non-pain expert
• Explores the latest evolving techniques and utilization of modern equipment and technology to safely provide care
• Chapters are written by expert clinicians, orthopedic and spine surgeons, and anesthesiologists in the field
• John S. Reach, Jr., MSc, MD, FAAOS, is Associate Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation and Director of the Foot and Ankle Section at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, CT.
• James J. Yue, MD, is co-chief of the orthopaedic spine surgery section at the Yale School of Medicine. He is director of the Yale Spine Fellowship as well as the lead surgeon for motion sparing as well as endoscopic spine surgery. He has been the Principal Investigator/Co-Investigator on a number of FDA and non FDA clinical trials for disc replacement and endoscopic spine surgery. He is the Chair of the Education Committee for the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery and IITTSS spine society.
• Deepak Narayan, MD, is a Professor of Surgery at the Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, CT. He is also the Chief of Plastic Surgery at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in West Haven, CT. In addition to a busy clinical practice he is actively involved in research and has a special interest in postoperative pain.
• Alan David Kaye, MD, PhD, DABA, DABIPP, DABPM, FASA, is the Tenured Professor, Program Director, and Chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology at LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans since 2005. He received two BS degrees and a MD degree from the University of Arizona. Dr. Kaye also completed his PhD in pharmacology at Tulane School of Medicine. Dr. Kaye has been awarded top doctors honors in the fields of anesthesiology and pain management.
• Nalini Vadivelu, MD, graduated from Medical school in Christian Medical college, Vellore, India, and completed her Anesthesiology Residency in the University of Southern California. She completed her Pain Management Fellowship in Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York. She has been working as faculty at Yale University since 2002.