Intrathecal Drug Delivery for Pain and Spasticity - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781437722178, 9781455733989

Intrathecal Drug Delivery for Pain and Spasticity

1st Edition

Volume 2: A Volume in the Interventional and Neuromodulatory Techniques for Pain Management Series

Authors: Asokumar Buvanendran Sudhir Diwan Timothy Deer
Hardcover ISBN: 9781437722178
eBook ISBN: 9781455733989
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 29th September 2011
Page Count: 224

Table of 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


Description

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.

Key Features

  • 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.

Details

No. of pages:
224
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781455733989
eBook ISBN:
9780323313858
Hardcover ISBN:
9781437722178

About the Authors

Asokumar Buvanendran Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology Rush University Medical Center Chicago, IL

Sudhir Diwan Author

MD

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Director of Quad-Institutional Pain Medicine Fellowship Program, Weill Cornell Medical College

Timothy Deer Author

Affiliations and Expertise

President and CEO, The Center for Pain Relief Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology, West Virginia University School of Medicine Charleston, West Virginia