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Anesthetic Management for Chronic Pain Surgery

Josemaria Paterno and Jason Stewart.

in Surgical Pain Management

February 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Anaesthetics; Surgery. 5102 words.

As pain procedures become utilized more frequently for various pain states, it is important for the anesthesiologist to be aware of the various types of surgery offered, the anesthetic...

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Anismus

Chris Harmston.

in Pelvic Floor Disorders for the Colorectal Surgeon

October 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Colorectal Surgery; Pain Medicine. 4451 words.

Chapter 10 discusses anismus, a phrase coined by Lennard-Jones who coined the phrase ‘anismus’, in comparison to the well described condition of vaginismus, in 1985, and it is best...

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Approaches and Relative Benefits of Open Versus Minimally Invasive Surgery for Degenerative Conditions

Brett D. Rosenthal, Marco Mendoza, Barrett S. Boody and Wellington K. Hsu.

in The Spine Handbook

May 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Rehabilitation Medicine; Spinal Surgery. 7342 words.

Minimally invasive techniques aim to improve upon traditional open surgeries by limiting the morbidity of the surgical approach. In doing so, soft tissue collateral injury is minimized, the...

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Autonomic Failure

Edited by Christopher J. Mathias and Sir Roger Bannister.

May 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Neurology; Anatomy; Urology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Gastroenterology; Nephrology; Pain Medicine; Cardiovascular Medicine; Ophthalmology; Reproductive Medicine; Immunology; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Paediatrics; Geriatric Medicine; Anaesthetics; Pharmacology; Medical Toxicology; Surgery. 928 pages.

This new edition of Autonomic Failure features numerous new chapters and makes diagnosis increasingly precise by fully evaluating the underlying anatomical and functional deficits, thereby...

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Behavioral Assessment of the Spine Patient

Brent Van Dorsten.

in The Spine Handbook

May 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Rehabilitation Medicine; Spinal Surgery. 10595 words.

Behavioral health considerations are key to the evaluation of patients who are suffering from chronic pain or who are under consideration for surgical intervention. Psychosocial factors...

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Biologic and Regenerative Therapies

Ian Dworkin, Daniel A. Fung and Timothy T. Davis.

in The Spine Handbook

May 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Rehabilitation Medicine; Spinal Surgery. 9223 words.

Low back pain is one of the most debilitating conditions worldwide, and a major cause is degenerative disc disease. Current therapies range from conservative treatments, such as...

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Cervical Disc Disease and Extremity Pain

Jeffrey D. Petersohn.

in The Spine Handbook

May 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Rehabilitation Medicine; Spinal Surgery. 10916 words.

This chapter reviews the anatomic features producing extremity pain, discusses the clinical presentation of cervical disc and spondylotic disease, and explores the differential diagnosis of...

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Cervical Facet Dysfunction

Sandeep Amin.

in The Spine Handbook

May 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Rehabilitation Medicine; Spinal Surgery. 6325 words.

Cervical facet dysfunction poses a diagnostic and therapeutic dilemma in patients with axial neck pain due to either degenerative changes or whiplash injuries as it presents with a paucity...

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Cervical Spinal Stenosis

Genaro J. Gutierrez and Divya Chirumamilla.

in The Spine Handbook

May 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Rehabilitation Medicine; Spinal Surgery. 5965 words.

Cervical spinal stenosis is the narrowing of the spinal canal. Degenerative cervical spinal stenosis can occur as a result of disc degeneration, osteophyte formation, and hypertrophy of...

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Cervical Spine Trauma

Jay S. Reidler, Amit Jain and A. Jay Khanna.

in The Spine Handbook

May 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Rehabilitation Medicine; Spinal Surgery. 6950 words.

This chapter discusses the diagnosis and treatment of traumatic injuries to the cervical spine. It describes key aspects of the history and physical examination when evaluating patients...

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