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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; Expert Consult Enhanced Online Features and Print

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. With access to the fully searchable text at www.expertconsult.com, you’ll have the detailed visual assistance you need right at your fingertips.

Audience

Anesthesiology

Pain

Hardbound, 224 Pages

Published: September 2011

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4377-2217-8

Contents

  • 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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