Atlas of Implantable Therapies for Pain Management by Timothy R. DeerAtlas of Implantable Therapies for Pain Management by Timothy R. Deer

Atlas of Implantable Therapies for Pain Management

byTimothy R. Deer

Hardcover | December 3, 2010

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This Atlas serves as a guide to beginning implanters, intermediate implanters, and the most advanced practitioners. The author covers the process of implanting and managing spinal cord stimulators, peripheral nerve stimulators, and intrathecal pumps from the beginning of the process to long term management. The book also discusses the recognition, prevention, and management of complications. The Atlas is a must for any physician hoping to improve their skills in any segment of this important area of interventional pain treatment. The combination of instructional photographs and detailed instructions makes each segment a great learning event.
TIMOTHY DEER, MD, is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Center for Pain Relief in Charleston, West Virginia and Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown. Dr. Deer is the immediate past Chair of the Committee on Pain Medicine for the American Society of Anesthesiologists; a ...
Title:Atlas of Implantable Therapies for Pain ManagementFormat:HardcoverDimensions:136 pages, 10.98 × 8.27 × 0.27 inPublished:December 3, 2010Publisher:Springer New YorkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0387885668

ISBN - 13:9780387885667

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Table of Contents

Part I. Neurostimulation: Spinal Cord Stimulation.- 1.History of Neurostimulation.- 2.Spinal Cord Stimulation: Indications and Selection.- 3.Needle Placement for Percutaneous Spinal Cord Stimulation of the Back and Legs.- 4.Physician Guided Lead Placement: Making the Lead go to the Target.- 5.Anchoring Percutaneous Leads During Permanent Device Placement.- 6.Tunneling Spinal Cord Stimulation Systems.- 7.Pocketing Techniques.- 8.Complications of Spinal Cord Stimulation.- 9.Programming Spinal Cord Stimulation Systems.- 10.Stimulation of the Spinal Cord by the Placement of Surgical Based Paddle Leads.- Part II. Neurostimulation: Peripheral Nerve and Peripheral Nerve Field Stimulation.- 11.Stimulation of the Peripheral Nervous System.- 12.Stimulation of the Nervous System to Treat Neurpathic Pain of the Foot.- 13.EMG/SSEP Monitoring During Thoracolumbar Spinal Cord Stimulation.- 14.Sacral Nerve Root Stimulation for the Treatment of Pelvic and Rectal Pain.- 15.EMG/SSEP Monitoring During Sacral Neuromodulation.- 16.Selective Nerve Root Stimulation-Facilitating the Cephalocaudal "Retrograde" Method of Electrode Insertion.- Part III. Neurostimulation: Stimulation of the Cranium and Head.- 17.Stimulation of the Deep Brain for the Treatment of Chronic Pain.- 18.Stimulation of the Motor Cortex to Treat Chronic Pain.- 19.Stimulation of the Peripheral Nervous System: Occipital Techniques for the Treatment of Occipital Neuritis and Transformed Migraine.- Part IV.Drug Delivery.- 20.History of Intrathecal Drug Delivery.- 21.Selection and Indications for Intrathecal Pump Placement.- 22.Placement of Intrathecal Needle and Catheter for Chronic Infusion.- 23.Securing and Anchoring Permanent Intrathecal Catheters.- 24.Tunneling Permanent Intrathecal Catheters.- 25.Pocketing for Intrathecal Drug Delivery Systems.- 26.Drug Selection for Intrathecal Drug Delivery.- 27.Intrathecal Pump Refills.- 28.Complications of Intrathecal Drug Delivery.

Editorial Reviews

From the reviews:"This illustrated manual of implantable therapies for pain combines text and images to provide a quick review of each pain procedure. The purpose is to provide a handy quick reference for implantable pain therapies. . All practicing pain physicians, whether their background is in anesthesia or neurosurgery, will find it very useful. . The book is beautifully written and well illustrated with x-ray images and pictures. . this book is must read for every pain fellow and a very useful one for every pain physician." (Tariq M. Malik, Doody's Review Service, February, 2011)"This book is edited and half written by a widely published Anesthesiologist and has contributions from eleven North American and one European specialist implanters, half of whom are anesthesiologists and half neurosurgeons. . covered a lot of ground within the field of implantable therapies. . For the practitioner new to the field of implantable therapies this book shows the scope of this particular branch of pain medicine. It is full of good advice on techniques and how to avoid complications." (British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, June, 2011)