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Gregory Liguori to Receive ASRA's 2018 Distinguished Service Award

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Gregory A. Liguori, MD, of the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) and Weill Cornell Medical College has been selected to receive ASRA’s 2018 Distinguished Service Award at the 2018 World Congress on Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine in New York...
17-Jan-2018 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Pain and MSK Interventional Ultrasound Certificate Awardees Named

ASRA's second exam candidates have been certified.
5-Jan-2018 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Multisociety Pain Workgroup Issues Statement Repudiating Conclusions of MINT Trials

The MINT Trials are irredeemably flawed by study design, patient selection, procedural technique, and data analysis. That's the conclusion of a statement signed November 21st by the Multisociety Pain Workgroup (MPW), a collection of pain societies...
27-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Research Identifies Which Patients Benefit from Additional Testing to Find CSF Leaks

Researchers at Mayo Clinic have identified which patients benefit from costly diagnostic testing to identify cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leaks and those who can be treated with less invasive testing. CSF leaks lead to a condition called hypovolemia...
1-Nov-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Research Identifies Factors Associated With Successful Radiofrequency Ablation of Lumbar Facet Joints

Researchers at Johns Hopkins have identified patient attributes associated with better outcomes from radiofrequency ablation of lumbar facet joints. Lumbar facet problems account for 25% of chronic low back pain.
1-Nov-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Multiple Pain Medicine Techniques Found to Reduce Pain and Need for Opioids Following Knee Replacement Surgery

According to research published in Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, using more than one type of pain medicine to target different pain pathways has been shown to decrease pain while reducing side effects of knee replacement surgery.
27-Oct-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study of Dura Mater Lesions Debunks Myths of Post-Dural Puncture Headache

According to research published in Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, the type of needle used in certain kinds of anesthesia is not linked to post-dural puncture headache.
27-Oct-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Regional Anesthesia Linked to Improved Outcomes for Breast Cancer Patients

According to research published in Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, the use of regional anesthesia is associated with lower levels of inflammation and a better immune response in breast cancer surgery patients.
26-Oct-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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