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Intrathecal Drug Delivery for Pain and Spasticity. Volume 2: A Volume in the Interventional and Neuromodulatory Techniques for Pain Management Series. Interventional and Neuromodulatory Techniques in Pain Management

  • ID: 3689876
  • Book
  • October 2011
  • Elsevier Health Science

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, M.D., M.S 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.

  • Access the fully searchable contents online at expertconsult.com.

Series USP: Improve patient safety and minimize risks with evidence-based, step-by-step guidance for interventional and neuromodulatory techniques

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SECTION I: General Considerations

Chapter 1: Basic Science of Spinal Receptors

Chapter 2: Pharmacologic Agents and Compounding of Intrathecal Drugs

Chapter 3: Polyanalgesia for Implantable Drug Delivery Systems

Chapter 4: Principles of Patient Management for Intrathecal Analgesia

Chapter 5: Patient Selection for Intrathecal Infusion to Treat Chronic Pain

Chapter 6: Patient Preparation

Chapter 7: Psychological Considerations in IDD

Chapter 8: Intrathecal Drug Delivery: Medical Necessity, Documentation, Coding and Billing

SECTION II: Implant Devices

Chapter 9: Methods of Trials for Consideration of ITDDS

Chapter 10: Techniques of Implant Placement for Intrathecal Pumps

Chapter 11: Programmable versus Fixed-Rate Pumps for Intrathecal Drug Delivery

Chapter 12: SynchroMed EL vs SynchroMed II

Chapter 13: Minimizing the Risks of Intrathecal Therapy

Chapter 14: Complications Associated with Intrathecal Drug Delivery Systems

SECTION III: Evidence-based practice

Chapter 15: Management of ITDDS in Patients with Co-Morbidities

Chapter 16: Cost-Effectiveness of Implanted Drug Delivery Systems

Chapter 17: Neuroaugmentation by Stimulation vs. Intrathecal Drug Delivery Systems

Chapter 18: Anticoagulation guidelines and Intrathecal Drug Delivery Systems

Chapter 19: Intrathecal Therapy for Malignant Pain

SECTION IV: ITDDs for spasticity

Chapter 20: Intrathecal Baclofen Trialing

Chapter 21: Baclofen Pump Management

SECTION V: Future of ITDDs

Chapter 22: Future of Intrathecal Drug Delivery Systems (including new devices)

Chapter 23: Trialing for Ziconotide Intrathecal Analgesic Therapy

Chapter 24: Perioperative Management of Patients with ITDDS

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Asokumar Buvanendran Associate Professor,
Department of Anesthesiology
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, IL. Sudhir Diwan Director of Pain Medicine,
Department of Anesthesiology,
Director of Quad-Institutional Pain Medicine Fellowship Program,
Weill Cornell Medical College. MD Timothy R. Deer President and CEO, The Center for Pain Relief, Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Charleston, West Virginia, USA. Dr. Timothy R. Deer is the President and CEO, The Spine and Nerve Center of The Virginias, Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine of the WVU School of Medicine, Chairman of the American Society of Pain and Neuroscience, Past President of the International Neuromodulation Society (INS), and past president of the West Virginia Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (WVSIPP).
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