Week of  July 7, 2015 Breaking Research Updates

Week of July 7, 2015 Breaking Research Updates

Weekly Breaking Research Updates


Scientific breakthroughs happen every day!  In an effort to help our patients stay up to speed on the most cutting edge treatment options available for them, our scientists monitor current research and publish weekly research updates.  The title of each article below is a link to the full study report.  If you’d like to make an appointment with Dr. Hanna to discuss your treatment options, please contact us.




Withdrawal from Acute Amphetamine Induces an Amygdala-Driven Attenuation of Dopamine Neuron Activity: Reversal by Ketamine.

P Belujon, NL Jakobowski, HK Dollish, AA Grace – … : official publication of the …, 2015

Drug addiction is a chronic disorder characterized by a cycle composed of drug seeking,

intoxication with drug taking and withdrawal associated with negative affect. Numerous

studies have examined withdrawal/negative affect after chronic use; however, very few


Enantioselective inhibition of D‐serine transport by (S)‐ketamine

NS Singh, M Bernier, S Camandola, MA Khadeer… – British Journal of …, 2015

Background and purpose Patients with major depressive disorder receiving racemic

ketamine,(R, S)-ketamine, experience transient increases in Clinician-Administered

Dissociative States Scale (CADDS) scores and coincident drop in plasma D-serine levels.


Pain Management with Low-Dose Ketamine Infusions

A Katz – Emergency Medicine News, 2015

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Sedative medications outside the operating room and the pharmacology of sedatives

TG Hansen – Current Opinion in Anesthesiology, 2015

Ketamine. Ketamine is a unique phencyclidine derivate that differs from other sedatives in several

ways. Ketamine seems to induce a dissociative anesthetic state with functional and

electrophysiological separation between the limbic system and hypothalamus.


Pre-Emptive Analgesia with Ketamine for Relief of Postoperative Pain After Surgical Removal of Impacted Mandibular Third Molars

A Hadhimane, M Shankariah, KV Neswi – Journal of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery, 2015

Purpose In this study we assessed the clinical efficacy of sub-mucosal injection of ketamine

at sub-anesthetic dose of 0.5 mg/kg on post-operative pain, swelling and trismus following

surgical extraction of impacted mandibular third molars. Methods Forty bilaterally


Fluorescence‐guided surgery of human prostate cancer experimental bone metastasis in nude mice using anti‐CEA dylight 650 for tumor illumination

S Miwa, N De Magalhães, M Toneri, Y Zhang, W Cao… – Journal of Orthopaedic …, 2015

Tumor implantation Six to eight-week-old male mice were anesthetized by a ketamine mixture

(10 µL ketamine HCL, 7.6 Before resection of the metastatic tumor, mice were anesthetized with

the ketamine mixture (described above), and their limbs were sterilized with alcohol.


Reassessment of the antioxidative mixture for the challenging electrochemical determination of dopamine, noradrenaline and serotonin in microdialysis samples

J Van Schoors, C Lens, K Maes, Y Michotte, I Smolders… – Journal of Chromatography …, 2015

Diazepam 10 mg/2 mL is purchased as Valium ® from Roche (Cenexi, Fontenay-sous-Bois,

France), ketamine 1000 mg/10 mL as Ketamine 1000 ® from Ceva (Libourne, France), Ketoprofen

1% as Ketofen ® from Merial (Toulouse, France) and NaCl 0.9% from Baxter (Lessines


Ultrasound-induced suppression of visually-evoked potentials: experience in nonhuman primates with a clinical transcranial MRI-guided focused ultrasound system

N McDannold, C Arvanitis, N Vykhodtseva… – Journal of Therapeutic …, 2015

650 kHz. Methods. The animal was deeply anesthetized using ketamine and

dexdormitor. First we targeted the LGN using MR temperature imaging, and then

we relocated the MRI table just outside the MRI. Visually-evoked


Severe Acquired Idiopathic Thrombocytopenia in a Female Cynomolgus Macaque (Macaca fascicularis)

CM Parrula, J Mysore, H Burr, W Freebern, N Neef – Comparative Medicine, 2015

On day 4, a follow-up complete physical exam under ketamine sedation (10 mg/kg IM; ketamine

hydrochloride, Fort Dodge Animal Health, Fort Dodge, IA), showed diffuse, pale-red discoloration

in both inguinal regions, as noted previously, and multifocal pinpoint foci of


Estradiol protects female rats against sepsis induced by Enterococcus faecalis improving leukocyte bactericidal activity

RS Saia, FM Garcia, EC Cárnio – Steroids, 2015

0.5–1 × 10 10 CFU/animal) (time “zero” hour). At 6 and 24 h, rats were deeply

anesthetized (ketamine and xylazine at 55 and 10 mg/kg, respectively, ip) for sample

collection. As detailed in the subsequent sections, the blood


Hot Off the Press: Subdissociative‐dose Ketamine for Acute Pain in the Emergency Department

AB Drake, WK Milne, CR Carpenter – Academic Emergency Medicine, 2015

Social Media. Hot Off the Press: Subdissociative-dose Ketamine for Acute Pain in the Emergency

Department. How to Cite. Drake, AB, Milne, WK, Carpenter, CR (2015), Hot Off the Press:

Subdissociative-dose Ketamine for Acute Pain in the Emergency Department.


Optimization and application of an extraction procedure to determine drugs of abuse in solid environmental matrices of Turia River Basin

MJ Andres, R Alvarez, V Andreu, Y Pico – EGU General Assembly Conference …, 2015

Amphetamine, methamphetamine, ethylamphetamine, ecstasy, ethylone, bk-MMBDB and MBDB

belong to phenylethylamine group; codeine and ketamine belong to opioid and phencyclidine

group, respectively, and benzoylecgonine is the major excreted metabolite of the


Green spaces and cognitive growth in children

C Dieme – PNAS, 2015

AG. Previous Section. Neural mechanism of ketamine. Ketamine can produce rapid and

long-lasting antidepressant effects, but the drug’s potential for side effects and abuse limits its

widespread use, and the cellular mechanisms of ketamine’s effects are not yet known.


Increasing use of ‘party drugs’ in people living with HIV on antiretrovirals: a concern for patient safety

M Bracchi, D Stuart, R Castles, S Khoo, D Back… – AIDS, 2015

These substances are a combination of ‘club drugs’ (methylenedioxy- methamphetamine,

gamma-hydroxybutyrate, ketamine, benzodiazepine) and drugs that are more specifically used

in a sexualized context (methamphetamine, mephe- drone, poppers and erectile Ketamine


Halothane Modulates the Type I Interferon Response to Influenza and Minimizes the Risk of Secondary Bacterial Pneumonia through Maintenance of Neutrophil …

BA MacDonald, KV Chakravarthy, BA Davidson… – Anesthesiology, 2015

The authors demonstrate that halothane mitigates the risk of SBP postflu through modulation

of the effects of type I interferon (IFN). METHODS: Mice (n = 6 to 15) were exposed to halothane

or ketamine and treated with influenza and Streptococcus pneumoniae.


[HTML]Airtraq® laryngoscope-assisted fiberoptic bronchoscope intubation in a child with Pierre-Robin sequence: a case report

S Zhang, M Yi – International Journal of Clinical and Experimental …, 2015

Sedation was achieved with IV dexmedetomidine 1 μg/kg and ketamine 1 mg/kg. We

opted to use dexmedetomidine and ketamine in this child because they provide

sedation and analgesia without compromising respiratory drive.


[HTML]Transcutaneous electric acupoint stimulation alleviates remifentanil-induced hyperalgesia in patients undergoing thyroidectomy: a randomized controlled trial

Y Chen, Y Yao, Y Wu, D Dai, Q Zhao, L Qiu – International Journal of Clinical and …, 2015

Some medications, including ketamine, methadone, dextromethorphan, COX-2 inhibitors and

α 2 receptor agonists can modulate remifentanil-induced hyperalgesia [7]. Due to drug-related

side effects and longer duration of PACU stay, however, we have found these


Impact of Obesity on Endotoxin-Induced Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation.

T Duburcq, A Tournoys, G Viviane, T Hubert, V Gmyr… – Shock, 2015

animals). For the experiment, animals were premedicated with intramuscular injection of ketamine

(Ketamine 1000, 10 mg/kg of body weight; Virbac, Carros, France) and xylazine (Sedaxylan,

2.5 mg/kg of body weight; CEVA Santé Animale, Libourne, France). Then we


Endocannabinoid signaling mechanisms in the substantia nigra pars reticulata modulate GABAergic nigrotectal pathways in mice threatened by urutu-cruzeiro …

RC Almada, CM Roncon, DH Elias-Filho, NC Coimbra – Neuroscience, 2015

The surgeries were performed under deep anesthesia with 100 mg/kg ketamine (Ketamine

Agener, União Química Farmacêutica Nacional, São Paulo, Brazil) and 10 mg/kg xylazine

(Calmiun, União Química Farmacêutica Nacional, São Paulo, Brazil).



MD Dănilă, AI Privistirescu, SN Mirica, A Sturza… – Canadian Journal of …, 2015

Male (body weight 400-450 g) and female (body weight 250-300 g) Wistar rats were anesthetized

with ketamine (Vetased, 30 mg/kg) and xylazine (Xylazin, 10 mg/kg) Page 4 of 23 Page 5. 5

ketamine able to induce anesthesia was chosen in order to not interfere with the IPC-



Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA)


In vitro artefact assessment of a new MR-compatible microwave antenna and a standard MR-compatible radiofrequency ablation electrode for tumour ablation

R Hoffmann, H Rempp, F Eibofner, DE Keßler… – European Radiology, 2015

Objective To evaluate and compare artefact configuration and diameters in a magnetic

resonance (MR)-compatible prototype microwave (MW) applicator and a standard MR-

compatible radiofrequency (RF) applicator for MR-guided tumour ablation. Methods Both


Does Surgical Resection Provide Better Outcomes Than Radiofrequency Ablation in Patients With BCLC Very Early-stage Hepatocellular Carcinoma?.

C Li, TF Wen – Annals of Surgery, 2015

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Comparing outcome of radiofrequency ablation in Barrett’s with high grade dysplasia and intramucosal carcinoma: a prospective multicenter UK registry.

RJ Haidry, G Lipman, MR Banks, MA Butt, V Sehgal… – Endoscopy, 2015

Background and study aim: Mucosal neoplasia arising in Barrett’s esophagus can be

successfully treated with endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) followed by radiofrequency

ablation (RFA). The aim of the study was to compare clinical outcomes of patients with


Effectiveness of focal vs. balloon radiofrequency ablation devices in the treatment of Barrett’s esophagus

J Brown, B Alsop, N Gupta, DC Buckles, MS Olyaee… – United European …, 2015

Abstract Background and aims The safety and efficacy of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) in

treatment of Barrett’s esophagus (BE)-associated dysplasia has been well established. The

effectiveness of focal and balloon RFA devices has not been compared. Therefore, the


Microwave Ablation: Comparison of Simultaneous and Sequential Activation of Multiple Antennas in Liver Model Systems

CM Harari, M Magagna, M Bedoya, FT Lee Jr… – Radiology, 2015

Although both methods have been used in clinical studies of radiofrequency (RF) and microwave

ablation, an optimal delivery method has not yet been determined (6–9). Comparison studies

of sequential and simultaneous RF ablation techniques have concluded that


Heparin Kinetics: The “Holy Grail” of Periprocedural Anticoagulation for ablation of atrial fibrillation

DF Briceno, A Natale, LD Biase – Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology, 2015

anticoagulation in patients undergoing radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation: results from

a multicenter prospective registry. anticoagulation in patients undergoing radiofrequency ablation

for atrial fibrillation: results from a multicenter prospective registry.


Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation Should Be Offered as Primary Therapy: What’s Your Hurry?

EF Wedam, MCP Haigney – Cardiac Electrophysiology Clinics, 2015

medications. Radiofrequency ablation/cryoballoon ablation: a cure for atrial fibrillation?

Merriam-Webster’s unknown. Does early radiofrequency ablation/cryoballoon ablation

prevent progression to permanent atrial fibrillation? A major


OC-037 6 year disease durability outcomes on patients treated with endoscopic therapy for barrett’s related neoplasia from the uk registry

R Haidry, G Lipman, A Gupta, J Dunn, H Smart… – Gut, 2015

Introduction Endoscopic therapy with combined Endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) followed

by Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is now the recommended first line Thereafter patients underwent

RFA 3 monthly until all visible BE was ablated or cancer developed (endpoints).


[HTML]Hybrid atrial fibrillation ablations and the increasing importance of the hybrid cardiovascular laboratory operating room

WJ Schleifer, JF Beshai, H Ramakrishna – Annals of Cardiac Anaesthesia, 2015

the epicardium. [4] Moreover, endocardial catheters can check for the completeness

of the epicardial lesions and potentially identify gaps, which can then be addressed

with endocardial radiofrequency ablation. A similar approach


[PDF]Effects of Hepatitis B Virus Load on Hepatectomy

M Wang, W Peng, TF Wen, LH He, C Li – Clin Microbiol, 2015

MC: Milan Criteria; HR: Hepatic Resection; AFP: Alpha-Fetoprotein; OS: Overall Survival; RFS:

Recurrence-Free Survival; DNA: Deoxyribonucleic Acid; CT: Computed Tomography; MRI:

Magnetic Resonance Imaging; RFA: Radiofrequency Ablation; PEI: Percutaneous Ethanol



R Valcavi, P Tsamatropoulos – Endocrine practice: official journal of the American …, 2015

OBJECTIVE: We studied the impact of Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) on health-related

quality of life (HRQL) in patients with benign thyroid nodules (TN) in a 2-year follow-up.

METHODS: Forty patients (35 female and 5 men; age 54.9±14.3 years) with cold thyroid


Comparison of laparoscopic radiofrequency ablation versus open resection in the treatment of symptomatic-enlarging hepatic hemangiomas: a prospective study

X Zhang, L Yan, B Li, T Wen, W Wang, M Xu, Y Wei… – Surgical Endoscopy, 2015

Background Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) has been demonstrated to be a promising

therapy for symptomatic large hepatic hemangioma. However, there is a lack of studies to

demonstrate the benefits and disadvantages of RFA as compared with surgical resection


… mucosal resection on the efficacy and safety of radiofrequency ablation for treatment of Barrett’s esophagus: results from the United States Radiofrequency Ablation

N Li, S Pasricha, WJ Bulsiewicz, RE Pruitt… – Diseases of the Esophagus, 2015

Summary The effects of preceding endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) on the efficacy and

safety of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) for treatment of nodular Barrett’s esophagus (BE) is

poorly understood. Prior studies have been limited to case series from individual tertiary


… MicroRNA-122 Expression is a Poor Prognostic Marker in Patients with Hepatitis B Virus-related Hepatocellular Carcinoma who undergo Radiofrequency Ablation

HJ Cho, JK Kim, JS Nam, HJ Wang, J hee Lee, SS Kim… – Clinical Biochemistry, 2015

Objectives: Aim of this study was to investigate the prognostic potential of plasma microRNA-

122 levels in patients with hepatitis B virus (HBV)-related hepatocellular carcinoma after

hepatic resection or radiofrequency ablation (RFA).


[HTML]… efficacy enough to prevent stroke in atrial fibrillation patient with high CHADS2 score during peri-procedural catheter radiofrequency ablation? A case report with …

XM Shi, FK Chen, Z Liang, J Li, K Lin, JP Guo, ZL Shan – International Journal of …, 2015

Abstract Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a major cause of thromboembolic (TE) events including

stroke and transient ischemic attacks, catheter radiofrequency ablation (CA) has been

demonstrated to effectively eliminate AF in majority of patients. During the peri-procedural


Right upper lobe lung cancer: Resection through left anterior mediastinotomy

M Sirois, WA Arab, E Turcotte, Y Poulin – Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals, 2015

evaluation revealed a forced expiratory volume in 1 s of 1.8 L with carbon dioxide diffusion

capacity of 48% and maximal uptake of oxygen 14 mL min −1 kg −1 . Treatment including

stereotactic body radiation therapy, radiofrequency ablation, and surgery were discussed.


Magnetic guidance versus manual control: comparison of radiofrequency lesion dimensions and evaluation of the effect of heart wall motion in a myocardial phantom

A Bhaskaran, MAT Barry, SI Al Raisi, W Chik… – Journal of Interventional …, 2015

Abbreviations MNS Magnetic navigation system MC Manual control 1 Introduction Magnetic

navigation system (MNS) allows remote guidance of ablation catheters during radiofrequency

ablation for cardi- ac arrhythmias. Page 3. 2.2 MNS versus MC radiofrequency ablation


Thermal necrosis induced by electrocauterization as a local adjuvant therapy in local aggressive bone tumors, what is the safe limit for surgical margins? An …

M Aydin, K Basarir, M Armangil, HY Yildiz, Y Saglik… – Archives of Orthopaedic and …, 2015

Majno PE, Mentha G, Mazzaferro V (2010) Partial hepatectomy versus radiofrequency ablation

for hepatocellular carcinoma: confirming the trial that will never be, and some comments on the

indications for liver resection. Hepatology 51(4):1116–1118PubMedView Article; 23.


Functional Characterization of Rare Variants Implicated in Susceptibility to Lone Atrial Fibrillation

K Hayashi, T Konno, H Tada, S Tani, L Liu, N Fujino… – Circulation: Arrhythmia and …, 2015


Endoscopic Management of Early Esophageal Cancer.

JA Barnes, FF Willingham – Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, 2015

proportionately. In the past decade, radiofrequency ablation has become the standard

first-line therapy for high-grade dysplasia when found in the precursor lesion to

esophageal adenocarcinoma, Barrett’s esophagus. Success


Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS/RSD)


V33. Functional imaging of somatosensory finger representation and intracortical inhibition modulation in complex regional pain syndrome

S Strauss, M Grothe, T Usichenko, W Byblow, M Lotze – Clinical Neurophysiology, 2015

Neurophysiological pathology in CRPS type I is characterized by somatosensory and motor deficits.

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) and functional MRI rev. Neurophysiological pathology

in CRPS type I is characterized by somatosensory and motor deficits.


Exploiting resistive cross-point array for compact design of physical unclonable function

PY Chen, R Fang, R Liu, C Chakrabarti, Y Cao, S Yu – Hardware Oriented Security …, 2015

primitive that leverages the inherent randomness in the physical systems (eg the semiconductor

manufacturing process) to produce a unique response (output) for a given challenge (input)

[1]. Depending on the number of possible challenge-response pairs (CRPs), PuFs can


Do psychological factors influence recovery from Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type-1? A Prospective Study.

DJ Bean, MH Johnson, W Heiss-Dunlop, AC Leed… – PAIN, 2015

Conflicts of Interest: none declared. Running Head: “Psychological factors in the recovery from

CRPS-1” Number of Pages: 19 Number of Tables: 3 Number of Figures: 1 Summary: Amongst

patients with recently-onset CRPS-1, those with higher levels of pain-related


A comparison of linear and non-linear data assimilation methods using the NEMO ocean model

P Kirchgessner, J Tödter, L Nerger – EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts, 2015

pdaf.awi.de), which ensures identical experimental conditions for both filters. To

account for the nonlinearity, the assimilation skill of the two methods is assessed

by using different statistical metrics, like CRPS and Histograms.


The total probabilities from high-resolution ensemble forecasting of floods

J Olav Skøien, K Bogner, P Salamon, P Smith… – EGU General Assembly …, 2015

Weather Rev., 135(4), 1386-1402, doi:10.1175/MWR3341.1, 2007. Gneiting, T., Raftery,

AE, Westveld, AH and Goldman, T.: Calibrated Probabilistic Forecasting Using Ensemble

Model Output Statistics and Minimum CRPS Estimation, Mon.


Efficacy of combined physical and occupational therapy in patients with conservatively treated distal radius fracture: randomized controlled trial

V Filipova, D Lonzarić, BJ Papež – Wiener klinische Wochenschrift, 2015

Two participants from group A and two from group B were suspected of having complex

regional pain syndrome (CRPS) type I yet were not excluded from the trial since there

was no significant deviation regarding the observed variables.


Combining Graph Analysis and Recurrence Plot on fMRI data

A Lombardi, P Guccione, L Mascolo, P Taurisano… – Medical Measurements and …, 2015

Even if a visual inspection of CRPs can reveal valuable information about the relationship between

the two systems, the quantification of the structures in CRPs through CRQA has been used for

making more objective the comparison between the time series. Page 3.


Improving Precipitation Forecasts by Generating Ensembles through Postprocessing

DL Shrestha, DE Robertson, JC Bennett, QJ Wang – Monthly Weather Review, 2015

In this study, the forecast 3 performance is characterized by evaluating the bias, the Continuous

Ranked Probability Score 4 (CRPS), reliability and Relative Operating Characteristics (ROC)

to assess different aspects of 5 forecast quality. 6 The mean CRPS (hereafter 16


The Forecast Skill Horizon

R Buizza, M Leutbecher – Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 2015

theoretical tools are deemed to be impractical to use. We select the continuous ranked probability

score (CRPS, Brown 1974, Hersbach 2000) as metric to decide when the closer to the observed

CDF (bottom panel). The CRPS is equal to the mean squared error


Functional Outcomes Following Bridge Plate Fixation for Distal Radius Fractures

A Lauder, S Agnew, K Bakri, CH Allan, DP Hanel… – The Journal of Hand …, 2015

2/134 deep infection. 2/134 extensor tendon adhesions. 1/134 EPL rupture. DASH: N/A. Hanel

et al 13, IV: retrospective chart review, 62 pts via chart review, second metacarpal, No CRPS,

1/62 ECRL rupture, 1/62 hardware failure, 0/62 postoperative digit stiffness. DASH: N/A.


New findings implicated in Coronary calcification in Chronic phase Kawasaki disease

T Yahata, K Ikeda, A Hamaoka, C Suzuki, A Yoshioka… – Circulation, 2015

tomography. We measured %FMD as an endothelial function marker and hs-CRPs

as an inflammatory marker, serum hydroperoxide and urinary 8-OHdG as oxidative

stress markers, and the bone mineral density (BMD). Patients


[PDF]Evaluation of the Red Sea State Food Security Status 2007-2009

AAA Ahmed – 2015

nutrition monitoring using MUAC Since 2006 no nutrition survey conducted. However, EWS

started collecting the nutrition information using the Community Resource Persons (CRPs)

to follow up the nutrition situation in sentinel sites in RPS and Tokar.


Spatio-temporal circular models with non-separable covariance structure

G Mastrantonio, GJ Lasinio, AE Gelfand – TEST, 2015

Page 1. TEST DOI 10.1007/s11749-015-0458-y ORIGINAL PAPER Spatio-temporal

circular models with non-separable covariance structure Gianluca Mastrantonio1 ·

Giovanna Jona Lasinio2 · Alan E. Gelfand3 Received: 7


Predictors of Spinal Cord Stimulation Success

P De La Cruz, C Fama, S Roth, J Haller, M Wilock… – … : Technology at the Neural …, 2015

Failure, Success. CRPS, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome; FBSS, Failed Back Surgery

Syndrome. Age, Mean + Range, 47.8 + 25.0, 51.2 + 53. Gender, Male : Female, 3:7, 20:27. Hybrid

(%), 0, 8.1. Indication, FBSS (%), 60, 37.8. CRPS (%), 20, 37.8. Neuritis (%), 20, 24.3.


Physical Therapy Examination and Assessment

JM David, C OCS, M Ariana Brutico – journal of orthopaedic & sports physical therapy, 2015

Why Are My Nerves So Sensitive? Neuroscience Education for Patients With CRPS

or RSD. Authors: Ariana Brutico, MSPT, PhD. AFFILIATION: Body Dynamic: Outpatient

Physical Therapy, Pilates, and Yoga Clarks Summit, PA.


Improved model output statistics of numerical weather prediction based irradiance forecasts for solar power applications

RA Verzijlbergh, PW Heijnen, SR de Roode, A Los… – Solar Energy, 2015

irradiance is zero. The evaluation of the probabilistic forecasts is carried out using

two metrics. The first is the continuous ranked probability score (CRPS): equation(9).

CRPS ( k ) = 1 T ∑ t = 1 T ∫ x F ̂ t + k | t ( x ) – H ( x – y t + k ) 2.


Thoracic sympathectomy: a review of current indications

M Hashmonai, AEP Cameron, PB Licht, C Hensman… – Surgical Endoscopy, 2015

However, because the role of the autonomous nervous system is obscure in the pathogenesis

of these disorders, the term “Complex regional pain syndrome” (CRPS) is preferred. There is

very little good evidence in the literature to guide treatment of CRPS.


NGF-induced synapse-like structures in contralateral sensory ganglia contribute to chronic mirror-image pain.

CF Cheng, JK Cheng, CY Chen, RH Rau, YC Chang… – Pain, 2015

image (contralateral) side [21]. This symptom has been observed in many clinical

pain conditions, such as complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) [23], rheumatoid

arthritis [35], fibromyalgia [4], and neuropathic pain [27]. Mirror


Process Documentation Research and Impact of Community-Driven Development Grants Research in Rural India, Socioeconomics Discussion Paper Series 34

M Bhattarai, Y Mohan Rao, BL Varalakshmi, VD Duche… – 2015

Item Type: Socioeconomics Discussion Paper Series. Divisions: RP-Market Institutions

and Policies. CRPS: CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets.

Series Name: Socioeconomics Discussion Paper Series.


SCAMP: A new tool for an old problem

RH Rathod – Journal of Hospital Medicine, 2015

BWH, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; CRPS, complex regional pain syndrome; EPL, extensor

pollicis longus; PFL, Flexor pollicis longus; MRN, medical record number; N/A, not applicable;

OT, occupational therpay; PA, physician’s assistant. Download figure to PowerPoint.




Results of an active neurodynamic mobilization program in patients with fibromyalgia syndrome: a randomized controlled clinical trial

JR Torres, IC Martos, IT Sánchez, AO Rubio… – Archives of Physical …, 2015

To examine the effects of an active neurodynamic mobilization program on pain, neurodynamics,

perceived health state and fatigue in patients with fibromyalgia s. Setting. A local Fibromyalgia

Association. Participants. 48 patients with fibromyalgia syndrome. Interventions.


The evaluation in terms of sarcopenia of patients with fibromyalgia syndrome

I Koca, E Savas, ZA Ozturk, A Boyaci, A Tutoglu… – Wiener klinische …, 2015

Background Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is an extra-articular rheumatic illness,

characterized by widespread body pain and decreased muscle function. Generalized loss of

muscle mass and strength is named as sarcopenia. The objective of this study was to


Stigma, Unspeakable Dilemmas, and Somatic Symptoms–a Legacy of Suffering in CFS/ME and Fibromyalgia

J Griffith, N Ryan – Meanings of ME: Interpersonal and Social Dimensions …, 2015

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and fibromyalgia are both illnesses for which suffering is

amplified by stigmatisation. People with these illnesses often feel judged, devalued,

marginalised, or discriminated against by employers, family members, friends and, most of


[PDF]Quantitative analysis of nailfold capillary morphology in patients with fibromyalgia

DH Choi, HS Kim – Korean Journal of Internal Medicine, 2015

Background/Aims: Nailfold capillaroscopy (NFC) has been used to examine morphological

and functional microcirculation changes in connective tissue diseases. It has been

demonstrated that NFC patterns reflect abnormal microvascular dynamics, which may play


Fibromyalgia incidence among patients with hepatitis B infection

L Yazmalar, Ö Deveci, İ Batmaz, D İpek, T Çelepkolu… – International Journal of …, 2015

Aim The purpose of our investigation was to evaluate the incidence of fibromyalgia

syndrome (FMS) and identify FMS-related clinical symptoms in hepatitis B virus (HBV)

patients. Methods One hundred and eighteen HBV surface antigen (HbsAg)-positive


[PDF]Rheumatology: Current Research

EÖ Bulduk, B Biral – 2015

Page 1. Treatment Approaches of Juvenile Fibromyalgia Syndrome Abstract Juvenile

fibromyalgia syndrome (JFMS) is an idiopathic long-term health condition characterized

by widespread musculoskeletal pain in children and adolescents.


Meanings of ME: Interpersonal and Social Dimensions of Chronic Fatigue

CD Ward – 2015

10 11 12 13 14 The Challenge of CFS/ME in Primary Care Laura Saunders The Said and the

Unsaid: Ambivalence in CFS/ME Christopher D. Ward Stigma, Unspeakable Dilemmas, and

Somatic Symptoms–a Legacy of Suffering in CFS/ME and Fibromyalgia James Griffith and


AMPK phosphorylation modulates pain by activation of NLRP3-inflammasome

P Bullon, E Alcocer-Gómez, AM Carrión… – Antioxidants and Redox …, 2015

Deficient AMPK activation and over-activation of NLRP3-inflammasome axis was also observed

in blood cells from patients with Fibromyalgia (FM), a prevalent human some pain conditions as

neuropathic pain, fibromyalgia (FM), and complex regional pain syndrome (6,15,16).


Is Chronic Pain a Disease in Its Own Right? Discussions from a Pre-OMERACT 2014 Workshop on Chronic Pain

AM Taylor, K Phillips, JO Taylor, JA Singh… – The Journal of …, 2015

In a review of functional disorders36, various mechanisms were proposed to explain the cause

of conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome, fibromyalgia, temporomandibular joint disorder,

and inter- stitial cystitis, including enhanced pain perception, altered brain activation


Compendium for the Antenatal Care of High-Risk Pregnancies

H Narayan – 2015

AB1222-HPR Hypervigilance to Emotional Subliminal Images in Patients with Fibromyalgia

I Peláez, F Mercado, P Barjola, S Cardoso – Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 2015

Background Fibromyalgia (FM) is a chronic condition characterized by the presence of pain,

fatigue and cognitive dysfunction, among other symptoms. Previous research (Duschek et

al., 2014) also indicated that patients show an hypervigilance pattern to pain and negative


[HTML]Temporal analysis of pain responders and common adverse events: when do these first appear following treatment with pregabalin

J Fink, B Emir, B Parsons, A Clair – Journal of Pain Research, 2015

Clair Pfizer, New York, NY, USA Background: Pregabalin is an α2δ ligand indicated in the USA

for treatment of a number of chronic pain conditions, including diabetic peripheral neuropathy,

postherpetic neuralgia, pain associated with spinal cord injury, and fibromyalgia.


SP0133 Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis and Other Pediatric Rheumatic Diseases

T Avcin – Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 2015

The clinical trials of CCX168, a small molecule antagonist of human C5aR, in human is underway.

Disclosure of Interest: None declared DOI: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2015-eular.6705 FRIDAY, 12

JUNE 2015 WIN session 5 SP0131 FIBROMYALGIA: WHAT IS NEW LJ Crofford.


Neuropathic pain as part of chronic widespread pain: environmental and genetic influences.

SK Momi, SM Fabiane, G Lachance, G Livshits… – Pain, 2015

frances.williams@kcl.ac.uk; +44 (0) 20 7188 6765 Keywords: chronic widespread pain;

neuropathic pain; genetic; fibromyalgia; twin ACCEPTED ABSTRACT Chronic widespread pain

(CWP) has complex aetiology and forms part of the fibromyalgia syndrome.


SP0130 C5A and its Receptor in Anca-Associated Vasculitis

MH Zhao – Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 2015

The clinical trials of CCX168, a small molecule antagonist of human C5aR, in human is underway.

Disclosure of Interest: None declared DOI: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2015-eular.6705 FRIDAY, 12

JUNE 2015 WIN session 5 SP0131 FIBROMYALGIA: WHAT IS NEW LJ Crofford.


The spectrum of noncoeliac gluten sensitivity

I Aziz, M Hadjivassiliou, DS Sanders – Nature Reviews Gastroenterology & …, 2015

with NCGS is described as well as the symptom manifestations commonly reported after gluten

exposure, which include intestinal symptoms consistent with IBS, and extraintestinal symptoms

such as neurological dysfunction, psychological disturbances, fibromyalgia and skin


Neuro-Bio-Behavioral Mechanisms of Placebo and Nocebo Responses: Implications for Clinical Trials and Clinical Practice

M Schedlowski, P Enck, W Rief, U Bingel – Pharmacological Reviews, 2015


Health-related quality of life improvements among women with chronic pain: comparison of two multidisciplinary interventions

SV Björnsdóttir, M Arnljótsdóttir, G Tómasson, J Triebel… – Disability & Rehabilitation, 2015

18,19]. Recently published systematic reviews on multidisciplinary programs for

people with chronic pain [19], chronic low back pain [20] or fibromyalgia syndrome

[21] agree on recommended content in such programs. This


NGF-induced synapse-like structures in contralateral sensory ganglia contribute to chronic mirror-image pain.

CF Cheng, JK Cheng, CY Chen, RH Rau, YC Chang… – Pain, 2015

image (contralateral) side [21]. This symptom has been observed in many clinical

pain conditions, such as complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) [23], rheumatoid

arthritis [35], fibromyalgia [4], and neuropathic pain [27]. Mirror


Physical Therapy Examination and Assessment

JM David, C OCS, M Ariana Brutico – journal of orthopaedic & sports physical therapy, 2015

and nerve sensitivity. It is one of several manuals written by the primary author, all

of which discuss concurrent topics involving pain and recovery from injury, including

whiplash, headaches, and fibromyalgia. The manual begins

Weekly Breaking Research Updates, May 22, 2015

Weekly Breaking Research Updates, May 22, 2015

Weekly Breaking Research Updates, May 22, 2015


Scientific breakthroughs happen every day!  In an effort to help our patients stay up to speed on the most cutting edge treatment options available for them, our scientists monitor current research and publish weekly research updates.  The title of each article below is a link to the full study report.  If you’d like to make an appointment with Dr. Hanna to discuss your treatment options, please contact us.




[HTML] Exaggerated Acute Lung Injury and Impaired Antibacterial Defenses During Staphylococcus aureus Infection in Rats with the Metabolic Syndrome

X Feng, M Maze, LG Koch, SL Britton, J Hellman – 2015

All procedures were performed under ketamine and xylazine anesthesia, and all efforts

were made to minimize suffering. Animals. The edema. At 48 h, the rats were sacrificed

under deep anesthesia provided by ketamine/xylazine.


Drugs that Target the Glutamate Synapse: Implications for the Glutamate Hypothesis of Schizophrenia

CA MIELNIK, A RAMSEY – Drug Discovery for Schizophrenia, 2015

In addition to the ligand bind- ing domains, NMDA receptors have modulatory sites for

zinc and spermine, and a modulatory site within the channel that binds the

non-competitive inhibitors phencyclidine (PCP), dizocilpine, and ketamine.



TJ Smyser, SR Johnson, MD Stallard, AK McGrew… – Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 2015

lactating were released at the capture location. We anesthe- tized captured raccoons

with ketamine/xyla- zine (10 mg/kg ketamine and 2 mg/kg xylazine, intramuscularly

[Fowler 2009]). Upon induc- tion, animals were weighed


[PDF] Intra-ventral tegmental HIV-1 Tat1-86 attenuates nicotine-mediated locomotor sensitization and alters mesocorticolimbic ERK and CREB signaling in rats

J Zhu, NM Midde, AM Gomez, W Sun, SB Harrod – Name: Frontiers in Microbiology, 2015

session 29 (Fig 1A). 30 Briefly, rats were anesthetized using a mixture of ketamine

hydrochloride and xylazine 31 by intraperitoneal (IP) injection (7.5 mg ketamine/100

g b.wt. and 30 mg xylazine/100 g b.wt.). 32 Rats were then


Autonomic remodeling: How atrial fibrillation begets atrial

L Zhang, SS Po, HW PhD&, BJ Scherlag, HL PhD&… – 2015

13 Fifty-two male adult New Zealand white rabbits, weighing 2.0–2.5 kg, were 14 premedicated

with ketamine/xylazine ( 35mg/5mg/kg ),and restrained in the 15 supine position. Anesthesia

was also maintained by intra-peritoneal injection of 16 20% urethane 5 ml as needed.


Protein Interactions with Dopamine Receptors as Potential New Drug Targets for Treating Schizophrenia

P SUa, AHC WONG, F LIU – Drug Discovery for Schizophrenia, 2015

Page 222. Chapter 9 208 antagonist, ketamine, or PCP-induced cognitive deficits with an

inverted U-shaped dose response curve. 52 Conversely, there is less ketamine-induced

behavioral activation in D1R knockout mice than in wild-type mice.


Plasma arginine metabolites reflect airway dysfunction

H Grasemann, JA Scott, ML North, M Rafii, H Huang… – J Appl Physiol, 2015

On day 21, 24 h after the final aerosol challenge, mice were anesthetized (ketamine/xylazine)

for tracheal and jugular venous cannulations for ventilator-based measurement of respiratory

function and infusion of the stable L-arginine isotopomer cocktail, respectively.


[PDF] Histological and Histomorphometric Evaluation of Pharmacological Action of the Essential Oil of Melaleuca Alternifolia on Healing of Infected Alveolitis in Experimental …

WS Abdel-fattah, MM Dahaba, AA Ahmed… – J Interdiscipl Med Dent Sci, 2015

Materials and Methods Chemicals Tea tree oil was purchased from (SIGMA-ALDRICH

Chemie GmbH RiedstrasseUSA), vancomycin hydrochloride and ketamine were

obtained from the local pharmaceutical market. Bacterial infection


[PDF] Clinical Evaluation of Caudal Clonidine as an Adjuvant to Bupivacaine in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Sub Umbilical Surgeries

S Dalal – 2015

Prolongation of caudal analgesia using a single-shot technique has been achieved by addition

of various adjuvants, such as epinephrine, opioid, ketamine, and alpha 2 agonists [9]. Clonidine,

an alpha 2 agonist has extensively been used in neuraxial blocks [10- 13] and


The effects of pentoxifylline and caffeic acid phenethyl ester in the treatment of d-galactosamine-induced acute hepatitis in rats

E Taslidere, N Vardi, M Esrefoglu, B Ates, C Taskapan… – Human & Experimental …, 2015

kg body weight for 20 days. At the end of the experiment, rats were killed by ketamine

anesthesia. After blood samples were collected from tail vein, livers were removed

and divided into two portions. One sample was used for


[PDF] Assessment of the effect of ketamine on cytochrome P450 isoforms activity in rats by cocktail method

F Lin, Y He, L Zhang, M Zhang, Y Zhang, C Wen – Int J Clin Exp Med, 2015

Abstract: Cocktail method was used to evaluate the influence of ketamine on the activities of

CYP450 isoforms CYP1A2, CYP2D6, CYP3A4, CYP2C19, CYP2C9 and CYP2B6, which

were reflected by the changes of pharmacokinetic parameters of six specific probe drugs


Ketamine and suicidal ideation in depression: Jumping the gun?

R Rajkumar, J Fam, EYM Yeo, GS Dawe – Pharmacological Research, 2015

Abstract Depression and suicide are known to be intricately entwined but the

neurobiological basis underlying this association is yet to be understood. Ketamine is an N-

methyl D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor antagonist used for induction and maintenance of


Ketamine-mediated alleviation of electroconvulsive shock-induced memory impairment is associated with the regulation of neuroinflammation and soluble amyloid- …

X Zhu, P Li, X Hao, K Wei, S Min, J Luo, F Xie, J Jin – Neuroscience Letters, 2015

Abstract Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is an effective treatment for depression, but can

result in memory deficits. This study aimed to determine whether ketamine could alleviate

electroconvulsive shock (ECS, an analogue of ECT in animals)-induced memory


D-AMPHETAMINE withdrawal-induced decreases in brain-derived neurotrophic factor in sprague-dawley rats are reversed by treament with ketamine

JJL Fuller, RC Murray, KA Horner – Neuropharmacology, 2015

Abstract Withdrawal from chronic D-amphetamine (D-AMPH) can induce negative emotional

states, which may contribute to relapse and the maintenance of addiction. Diminished levels

of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), particularly in the hippocampus has been


Management of acute pain in patients on treatment with opioids

J De Andres, G Fabregat-Cid, JM Asensio-Samper… – Pain Management, 2015

In fact, the use of NMDA receptor antagonists such as ketamine inhibits the development of

tolerance in test animals [15]. Inhibition of tolerance has been demonstrated in test animals with

the use of noncompetitive antagonists of NMDA receptors such as ketamine [48].



T Ha, L Abbott, J Booth, M Morrow, M Rawlins… – 2015

Emerg Med J 2014; 31: 706–13. Ketamine and Intraocular Pressure in Children This prospective

observational study sought to examine the potential increase in the intraocular pressure following

ketamine administration for paediatric procedural seda- tion.


Multimodal Analgesic Protocol and Postanesthesia Respiratory Depression During Phase I Recovery After Total Joint Arthroplasty.

TN Weingarten, AK Jacob, CW Njathi, GA Wilson… – Regional Anesthesia and …, 2015

Procedural sedation during block placement was with incremental dosing of intravenous midazo-

lam, fentanyl, and ketamine. Use of ketamine as a sedative for nerve blockade or analgesia was

at the discretion of the attending anesthesiologist and not part of the protocol.


Stem cell-based therapies for intracerebral hemorrhage in animal model: a meta-analysis

X Ma, J Qin, B Song, C Shi, R Zhang, X Liu, Y Ji, W Ji… – Neurological Sciences, 2015

CAMARADES) [10]: peer- reviewed publication; statement of control of tem- perature; random

allocation to treatment or control; blinded induction; blinded assessment of outcome; use of

anesthetic without significant intrinsic neuroprotec- tive activity (such as ketamine); use of


Anatomical organization of the visual dorsal ventricular ridge in the chick (Gallus Gallus): Layers and columns in the avian pallium

P Ahumada‐Galleguillos, M Fernandez, GJ Marin… – Journal of Comparative …, 2015

Deposits of biocytin in vital slices. Forty chicks (P1-P5) were deeply anesthetized with a mixture

(3:1) of 1% Ketamine and 2% Xylazine, and then decapitated. Deposits of DiI in fixed slices. Ten

chicks were deeply anesthetized using the Ketamine/Xilazine mixture and perfused


[PDF] Alterations in molecular pathways in the retina of early experimental glaucoma eyes

L Cao, L Wang, G Cull, A Zhou – Int J Physiol Pathophysiol Pharmacol, 2015

in one eye of each animal under ketamine and xyla- zine anesthesia. One hundred follow-

up. During each test, IOP was measured by a rebound tonometer (Tonopen XL, Reichert

Inc) under ketamine and xylazine anesthesia. The peripapillary


Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA)


… K Antagonist Oral Anticoagulants versus Vitamin K Antagonist Oral Anticoagulants in Patients Undergoing Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation: A …

G Santarpia, S De Rosa, A Polimeni, S Giampà… – PloS one, 2015

BACKGROUND: Use of the non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs) is

endorsed by current guidelines for stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF).

However efficacy and safety of NOACs in patients undergoing catheter ablation (RFCA) of


Treatment of Renal Cell Carcinomas

SN Kurukkal, SS Al-Busaidy – Urological Cancer Management, 2015

cavitational ultrasound (PCU). However, only two ablation therapies are recommended

by expert panels for the treatment of renal tumours: cryoablation and radiofrequency

ablation. hilum. 16.3.1 Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA). It is


[PDF] Metastatic Colorectal Cancer: Review of Diagnosis and Treatment Options

M Palaghia, CC Prelipcean, E Cotea, N Vlad… – Journal of Surgery [Jurnalul …, 2015

Liver Metastases: Addition of new, multidisciplinary techniques and therapies like systemic or

local chemotherapy, radiofrequency ablation (RFA), cryotherapy and radiotherapy improves the

rate of liver metastases resectability but currently there is no gold standard concerning


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H Takeuchi – 2015

transplantation and as a radiofrequency ablation for AF [3]. Sixty-four-slice multidetector CT

(64-MDCT) becomes an option to evaluate coronary artery stenosis. pulmonary venous stenosis

following radiofrequency ablation. Respiratory Care 2004; 49:1525-7.


[PDF] The natural product sulforaphane inhibits breast cancer stem cell targets in triple negative and trastuzumab-resistant breast cancers

J Burnett – 2015

metastasis (1). Substantial progress has been made with respect to the treatment of primary

tumors using surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and radiofrequency ablation. However,

the advancement of cancer to an invasive or metastatic stage is


[HTML] Multidisciplinary management of advanced lung neuroendocrine tumors

PL Filosso, P Ferolla, F Guerrera, E Ruffini, WD Travis… – Journal of Thoracic Disease, 2015

In the absence of hormonal control, many patients may benefit of SSA or Interferon,

associated with loco-regional therapies (liver palliative surgery, radiofrequency metastasis

ablation or trans arterial chemoembolization). Low-grade NETs.


[PDF] Minimally-invasive Therapy in Thyroid Practice

L Hegedüs

Ethanol ablation (PEI) • Laser ablation (ILP) • Radiofrequency ablation (RFA • Laszlo Hegedüs •

Enrico Papini (Rome, Italy) • Jung Hwan Baek (Seoul) Ford T Maserati Quatroporte Proto Spirra

Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) Page 21. 5/13/2015 21 P < 0,0001 RFA Obs.


[PDF] 0915-0940 TBD 0940-1000 Coffee break/Poster viewing

M Kudo, G Abou-Alfa, O Baatarkhuu, RN Chien… – Surgery

Prof Ho Yeong Lim (Korea) 1535-1555 Novel techniques: ablation Dr Shuichiro

Shiina (Japan) Circulating biomarkers Dr Wei Tang (Japan) 1555-1615 Surgery

vs. ablation: a new balance in the era of new technologies?


Urological Cancer Management

SA Al-Mamari, SS Al-Busaidy

time PSM Positive surgical margins PTH-rP Parathormone-related peptide pTNM Pathological

TNM QoL Quality of life RALP Robotic assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy RC Radical

cystectomy RCC Renal cell carcinoma RFA Radiofrequency ablation RN Radical


[DOC] Deliverable 11

B Plan

Introduction. Ablatech Inc. is a novel company developing a direct current (DC) Ablation device

for the treatment of fibroadenomas and lipomas. Note: The DC Ablation generator is indicated

for use with Ablatech’s A2500 series of delivery needles, which are sold separately.


Radiofrequency ablation for treatment of hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia lesions:“How I do it”

B Rotenberg, S Noyek, CJ Chin – American Journal of Rhinology & Allergy, 2015

Introduction: Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT) can cause significant epistaxis for

those that suffer from it. Traditaional surgical treatments are ablative and can cause thermal

damage. Radiofrequency (RF) energy can potentially be used to ablate HHT plaques at a


Angiotensin receptor blockers improve survival outcomes after radiofrequency ablation in hepatocarcinoma patients

A Facciorusso, V Del Prete, N Crucinio, N Muscatiello… – Journal of Gastroenterology …, 2015

Methods Data on 153 patients were reviewed. The study population was classified into three

groups: 73 (47.8%) patients who received neither angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors

nor sartans (Group 1), 49 (32%) patients treated with angiotensin converting enzyme


Ablative therapies: Advantages and disadvantages of radiofrequency, cryotherapy, microwave and electroporation methods, or how to choose the right method for an …

O Seror – Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging, 2015

It is important, however, to understand that each of the ablated regions created remains as possible

the functional liver parenchyma which implies to not ablate too large No touch multibipolar

radiofrequency ablation for single liver metastases: a: axial computed tomography at


Pulmonary Vein Stenosis After Minimally Invasive Stand‐alone Surgical Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation

E Abo‐salem, J Munjal, S Kapur – Journal of Cardiac Surgery, 2015

vein. In our case, several rounds of cryoablation alternating with radiofrequency ablation

were also applied to confirm a transmural block. An extensive ablation strategy may

have contributed to the development of stenosis. Aggressive


[PDF] Comparative study between conventional chemo-embolization and chemo-embolization using drug eluting beads as alternative methods for treatment of …

RS Elshahat, HA Ahmed, OI Saleh, EEA Ibrahim… – Life Science Journal, 2015

Although preliminary screening and diagnosis have allowed HCC patients to benefit from radical

resection, transplantation, or radiofrequency ablation, tumors in some patients still progress rapidly

because of local spreading or metastases, particularly in those with background


Treatment of hepatocellular carcinomas by thermal ablation and hepatic transarterial chemoembolization

P Chevallier, G Baudin, R Anty, A Guibal, M Chassang… – … and Interventional Imaging, 2015

It has now been shown for monopolar radiofrequency ablation that this therapy

alone is sufficient to effectively treat single HCCs < 3 cm in diameter provided that

liver micrometastases are not present. If the HCC is >3 cm in


The “Duality” of Idiopathic Ventricular Arrhythmias from the Left Ventricular Ostium

DJ Callans, P Santangeli – Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology, 2015

LBBB, the other RBBB which were ablated from a single region. These patients were identified

from a series of 247 patients with idiopathic outflow tract PVCs. The methods included

electroanatomic mapping, irrigated radiofrequency ablation and site verification


nonsystemic treAtment of Liver metAstAses from neuroendocrine tumor

D Putzer, G Widmann, D Waitz, W Jaschke, IJ Virgolini – … Analogues: From Research …, 2015

274 NONsYsTEMIC TREATMENT Of LIVER METAsTAsEs RfA radiofrequency ablation RILD

radiation‐induced liver disease sIRT selective internal radiation therapy sPECT single photon

emission computed tomography TACE transarterial chemoembolization Us ultrasound


Interventional oncology for liver and lung metastases from colorectal cancer: The current state of the art

T de Baere, L Tselikas, E Pearson, S Yevitch, V Boige… – … and Interventional Imaging, 2015

tissue causes cooling through convention, which is responsible for the “heat sink effect”, and

causes difficulties in ablating tissue close to The hepatic recurrence rate in 6025 patients

undergoing surgery with or without radiofrequency ablation for malignant liver metastases from


One Year Incidence of Atrial Septal Defect After PV Isolation: A Comparison Between Conventional Radiofrequency and Cryoballoon Ablation

G Mugnai, J Sieira, G Ciconte, MS Hervas, G Irfan… – Pacing and Clinical …, 2015

Background: Transseptal (TS) catheterization is needed to access the left heart during

pulmonary vein isolation (PVI) procedures. In the radiofrequency (RF) ablation procedure,

left atrial access is commonly achieved with a double TS puncture; cryoballoon (CB)



Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS/RSD)


[PDF] Topics on estimation, prediction and bounding risk for multivariate extremes

RA Yuen – 2015

17 2.3 CRPS M-estimation for max-stable models . . . . . 20 2.4 Simulation . . . . . 141

A.1 Code for fitting max-linear models via CRPS . . . . . 142 A.2 Code for fitting a

Tawn-Molchanov max-stable model . . . . 144 BIBLIOGRAPHY . . . . .



DK Garas, MD Rano Faltas, ER Viscusi

refractory CRPS, and has been found to be particularly efficacious6. • In a study

of 25 patients with refractory CRPS who underwent surgery, IV ketamine

exacerbations or spread of their CRPS at their 3 month evaluation6, 13.


[PDF] Preliminary Port Recovery Plan Schedule 2: Regional Coastal Environment Plan for the Canterbury Region (RCEP) Provisions-Specific Changes Sought (or wording …

L Port, P Page – policy

for by policies, rules and other methods set out in the RCEP. These changes sought are consistent

with the CRPS as set in Schedule 1. These changes sought are consistent with the CRPS as set

out in Schedule 1. Amendments sought to Action 7 are Insert a new policy:


Organisational Complaint Management

S Garding, A Bruns – Complaint Management and Channel Choice, 2015

2013). Garnefeld et al. (2013) even recommend companies to consider “building CRPs

into social media campaigns to take advantage 6 1 Organisational Complaint

Management Page 7. of the increasing social commerce opportunities”.


[PDF] Reverse total shoulder arthroplasty for complex proximal humeral fractures in the elderly: How to improve outcomes and avoid complications

RPDM UCT, F Ortho, UCT MMed Orth, BVM Zim, F Orth… – pain

139 (90–180) – 27 (0–45) 1 (VAS) 10% 1 patient with CRPS, DVT, and GT resorption, 1 patient

with GT malunion, 1 patient with Grade 1 notching ASES 78 T a b le I: R esu lts o RTSA 9

133(±20) 41 (±19) 1 (±1) 1/9 CRPS (recovered) ASES 80 (±11) T a b le II: R esu lts fo r stu


[PDF] Syringomyelia & Spinal Cord Stimulation

RB Pitkanen, DL James

found to be successfully used in the treatment of several neuropathic pain syndromes

such as radiculopathy, failed back surgery syndrome, CRPS, post-herpetic neuralgia,

as well as to a lesser extent for chronic migraine, refractory


[PDF] Neuropsychology of Chronic Pain

EM Desensitization

For example, com- plex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is caused by a disturbance of the

sympathetic nervous system— the network of nerves located along the spinal cord that controls

bodily functions such as the opening and closing of blood vessels and sweat glands.


Stefan Garding Andrea Bruns


2013). Garnefeld et al. (2013) even recommend companies to consider “building CRPs

into social media campaigns to take advantage 6 1 Organisational Complaint Management

Page 19. of the increasing social commerce opportunities”.


” What I really needed was the truth”. Exploring the information needs of people with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

S Grieve, C McCabe, J Adams – Musculoskeletal Care, 2015

Download (52Kb) | Request a copy: Description/Abstract. Background United Kingdom

guidelines indicate individuals with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) require

information and education to support self management.


Reprogramming of in situ spinal cord stimulator for covering newly developed postthoracotomy pain

NN Knezevic, MV Rana, P Czarnocki… – Journal of Clinical …, 2015

Postthoracotomy pain; Spinal cord stimulation. 1. Introduction. Spinal cord stimulation has become

increasingly successful in the treatment of pain syndromes, especially neuropathic pain, ranging

from failed back surgery syndrome to complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS).


Late Amputation May Not Reduce Complications or Improve Mental Health in Combat-Related, Lower Extremity Limb Salvage Patients

CA Krueger, JC Rivera, DJ Tennent, AJ Sheean… – Injury, 2015

Table 2. Documented reasons of why the limb salvage patients wanted a late amputation. CRPS:

Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome. Reasons for Desired Late Amputation, (n, %), Lack of joint

motion, 6, 13%. Lack of strength, 4, 9%. Skin coverage or flap failure, 2, 5%. CRPS, 1, 2%


Community-Based Review of Research Across Diverse Community Contexts: Key Characteristics, Critical Issues, and Future Directions

N Shore, A Ford, E Wat, M Brayboy, ML Isaacs, A Park… – American Journal of Public …, 2015

These community-based research review processes (CRPs) can provide individual and

community-level ethics protections, enhance the cul- tural relevance of study de- signs and

competence of re- searchers, build community and academic research capac- ity, and shape


Bayesian Model Averaging with Stratified Sampling for Probabilistic Quantitative Precipitation Forecasting in Northern China during Summer 2010

J Zhu, F Kong, L Ran, H Lei – Monthly Weather Review, 2015

Page 1. Monthly Weather Review EARLY ONLINE RELEASE This is a preliminary PDF of

the author-produced manuscript that has been peer-reviewed and accepted for publication.

Since it is being posted so soon after acceptance, it has not yet been



H Tabuteau – US Patent 20,150,133,485, 2015

In some embodiments, a combination of dextromethorphan and an antidepressant, such as

bupropion, may be administered to relieve complex regional pain syndrome, such as complex

regional pain syndrome type I (CRPS-I), complex regional pain syndrome type II (CRPS-II



H Tabuteau – US Patent 20,150,133,486, 2015

In some embodiments, a combination of dextromethorphan and an antidepressant, such as

bupropion, may be administered to relieve complex regional pain syndrome, such as complex

regional pain syndrome type I (CRPS-I), complex regional pain syndrome type II (CRPS-II


Osteoclast Inhibitors for Knee Conditions

H Tabuteau, G Jones – US Patent 20,150,133,403, 2015

embodiments, an osteoclast inhibitor, such as a nitrogen-containing bisphosphonate, eg

zoledronic acid, ibandronic acid or minodronic acid, may be administered to relieve complex

regional pain syndrome, such as complex regional pain syndrome type I (CRPS-I), complex


Neuroimaging-based biomarker discovery and validation.

CW Woo, TD Wager, CW Woo – PAIN, 2015

Neuroimage 2008;40(2):788-795. [11] Geha PY, Baliki MN, Harden RN, Bauer WR, Parrish

TB, Apkarian AV. The brain in chronic CRPS pain: abnormal gray-white matter interactions

in emotional and autonomic regions. Neuron 2008;60(4):570-581.


[PDF] IASP Interprofessional Pain Curriculum Outline

N Kariuki, J Miró, L Niemi-Murola, G Ochoa…

Primary Lesion Peripheral • degenerative disc disease with radiculopathy in neck and low back •

peripheral neuropathies (diabetes, cancer, alcohol, HIV) • post herpetic neuralgia • acute disc

herniation with radiculopathy • complex regional pain syndrome II (CRPS II) (causalgia




Inflammatory Allied Conditions

MA Oliveira, A Ciechomska – Musculoskeletal Ultrasonography in Rheumatic …, 2015

biopsies. Whereas in fibromyalgia, there are conflicting data about the utility of US,

and if used, it is mainly to exclude other causes of pain. XXXIX. Sonographic assessment

of hip in fibromyalgia patients. Clin Exp Rheumatol 30: pp.


Childhood adversity and illness progression in bipolar disorder

J Bücker, M Kauer-Sant’Anna, LN Yatham – Neuroprogression and Staging in Bipolar …, 2015

BD patients with a history of childhood adversity also seem to report comorbidity with numerous

medical conditions, including allergies, arthritis, asthma, chronic fatigue syndrome, chronic

menstrual irregularities, fibromyalgia, head injury, hypotension, irrit- able bowel syndrome


The Use of Motivational Interviewing in Physical Therapy Education and Practice: Empowering Patients Through Effective Self-Management

RM Pignataro, PT James Huddleston – Journal of Physical Therapy Education, 2015

been successfully employed in promoting adherence to a walking program in patients receiving

chemotherapy for breast cancer,42 in improving health promotion behaviors among people with

coronary risk factors,42 and in promoting exercise in patients with fibromyalgia.39 In


[PDF] Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction

J Poduval – JMR, 2015

J Craniomandib Disord 1992, 6:301-355. 4. Truta MP, Santucci ET, Donlon WC. Head

and Neck fibromyalgia and temporomandibular arthralgia. In: Jacobson AL, Donlon WC,

(Eds). Headache and Facial Pain. New York: Raven, 1990:141.


From the Desk of Dr. Karl ROS Johnson, DC…..

ROS Karl

Intentional musings of a unique Shelby Township Michigan Chiropractic Physician dedicated

to helping people find solutions to improving their health by rooting out causes to chronic

conditions such as fibromyalgia, thyroid disorder symptoms, balance disorders, migraines


Ankylosing Spondylitis

M Backhaus, Y El Miedany – Musculoskeletal Ultrasonography in Rheumatic …, 2015

Beside spondyloarthritis patients, enthesitis have been reported among athletes

as a consequence of traumatic injuries. Distinguishing fibromyalgia tender points

from enthesitis is another important challenge to be considered.


[HTML] Development of a Learning-Oriented Computer Assisted Instruction Designed to Improve Skills in the Clinical Assessment of the Nutritional Status: A Pilot Evaluation

LG de Diego, M Cuervo, JA Martínez – 2015



[PDF] P1. Community-Clinical Linkages in the WISEWOMAN Program

K Ahmed, I Vaid, D May, D Manheim – JOURNAL OF WOMEN’S HEALTH, 2015

this study. Of the women patients, 361 reported a history of hysterectomy. A

comparison group consisted of 361 patients with a primary diagnosis of headache

or fibromyalgia without history of hysterectomy. Patients completed


[HTML] The Hot Sauce: Peppers and Fat Loss

VR Prisk

Aside from deterrence of muggers and bets between friends, there are many therapeutic

applications of capsaicin. Capsaicin creams, which desensitize nerves over time, are used

to treat neuropathy, shingles, psoriasis, arthritis pain and fibromyalgia.



AG Büyüktür – 2015

al., 2010; Hubbard et al., 2010), motor neuron disease (eg Locock et al., 2009), chronic fatigue

syndrome and fibromyalgia (eg Asbring, 2001), HIV infection (eg Anderson et al., 2010; Wilson,

2007), and multiple sclerosis (eg Green et al., 2007), among others.


34 Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue, Functional Disorders, and Vaccination: Where Do We Stand?

JN Ablin, D Buskila – Vaccines and Autoimmunity, 2015


Gender and psychosocial context as determinants of fibromyalgia symptoms (fibromyalgia research criteria) in young adults from the general population

S Lourenço, L Costa, AM Rodrigues, F Carnide… – Rheumatology, 2015

Objective. To quantify the prevalence of FM (FM research criteria), to describe its

components—symptom severity score (SSS) and widespread pain index (WPI)—and to

identify biopsychosocial predictors of the severity of SSS as well as WPI using a


Fibromyalgia and the Risk of a Subsequent Motor Vehicle Crash

DA Redelmeier, JD Zung, D Thiruchelvam… – The Journal of …, 2015

Objective Motor vehicle crashes are a widespread contributor to mortality and morbidity,

sometimes related to medically unfit motorists. We tested whether patients diagnosed with

fibromyalgia (FM) have an increased risk of a subsequent serious motor vehicle crash.


Association of antithyroid peroxidase antibody with fibromyalgia in rheumatoid arthritis

J Ahmad, H Blumen, CE Tagoe – Rheumatology International, 2015

Abstract To investigate how autoimmune thyroiditis (ATD) affects the clinical presentation of

established rheumatoid arthritis (RA) with particular reference to fibromyalgia and chronic

widespread pain (CWP). A cohort of 204 patients with RA for whom the presence or


Association between fibromyalgia and thyroid autoimmunity

N Shirzad, S Movassaghi, H Karmostaji, F Esfahanian… – 2015

Fibromyalgia is a disorder characterised by fatigue, generalised body pain and cognitive

symptoms, and the aetiology has not been clearly described. Because similar symptoms are

frequently found in Hashimoto’s thyroiditis and there is not an optimal response to the



M Kandula – US Patent 20,150,133,408, 2015

Abstract: The invention relates to the compounds of formula I or its pharmaceutical

acceptable salts, as well as polymorphs, solvates, enantiomers, stereoisomers and hydrates

thereof. The pharmaceutical compositions comprising an effective amount of compounds



SB de Lorena, MCC de Lima, A Ranzolin, ÂLBP Duarte – rev bras reumatol, 2015

Review article Effects of muscle stretching exercises in the treatment of fibromyalgia: a systematic

review articleinfo Article history: Received 16 March 2014 Accepted 17 August 2014 Available

online 6 January 2015 Keywords: Fibromyalgia Stretching Physiotherapy abstract


36 Infections, Vaccinations, and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

H Mahagna, N Mahroum, H Amital – Vaccines and Autoimmunity, 2015



MP Czech, M Wang – US Patent 20,150,133,520, 2015

12. The method of claim 11, wherein the muscle disorder is selected from the group consisting

of: muscle atrophy, muscle weakness, myopathy, chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, muscular

dystrophy, fatigue fibromyalgia, spinal muscle atrophy, distal muscular dystrophy


27 Aluminum Particle Biopersistence, Systemic Transport, and Long-Term Safety: Macrophagic Myofasciitis and Beyond

RK Gherardi, J Cadusseau, FJ Authier – Vaccines and Autoimmunity, 2015

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Concomitant Benzodiazepine Use Attenuates Ketamine Response: Implications for Large Scale Study Design and Clinical Development.

MA Frye, P Blier, SJ Tye – Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 2015

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Clinical effects of a constant rate infusion of remifentanil, alone or in combination with ketamine, in cats anesthetized with isoflurane

PVM Steagall, M Aucoin, BP Monteiro, M Moreau… – Journal of the American …, 2015

Clinical effects of a constant rate infusion of remifentanil, alone or in combination with ketamine,

in cats anesthetized with isoflurane. The ketamine or saline solution bolus was administered

over 5 seconds, and the CRIs were started immediately afterward.


Asymmetric synthesis of (S)-and (R)-norketamine via Sharpless asymmetric dihydroxylation/Ritter amination sequence

M Biermann, G Zheng, M Hojahmat, NV Moskalev… – Tetrahedron Letters, 2015

Ketamine is a dissociative anesthetic drug marketed as Kenanest ® , Ketaset ® ,

and Ketalar ® . In addition, ketamine has been shown in clinical studies to have

long-lasting antidepressant effects with a rapid onset of action.


Possible role of afferent autonomic signals in abdominal organs in anorexic and cardiovascular responses to nicotine injection in rats.

S Yagi, M Tanida, J Satomi – NeuroReport, 2015

To measure BP in conscious rats, each rat was anesthe- tized with an intraperitoneal

injection of a mixture of ketamine (91 mg/kg body weight) and xylazine (9.1 mg/kg body

weight) and two catheters were inserted (femoral vein and artery).


[PDF] Stepwise tapering of remifentanil at the end of surgery decreased postoperative pain and the need of rescue analgesics after thyroidectomy

SS Han, SH Do, TH Kim, WJ Choi, JS Yun, JH Ryu – BMC Anesthesiology, 2015

Previous investigation of patients undergoing major abdominal surgery suggested hyperalgesia

after high dose remifentanil and preventive effect of ketamine for opioid-induced hyperalgesia

[3]. Patients with intraoperative high-dose remifentanil (0.4 μg/kg/min) showed larger


[HTML] The dexmedetomidine” augmented” sedato analgesic cocktail: An effective approach for sedation in prolonged endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatography

S Mukhopadhyay, M Niyogi, J Sarkar… – Journal of Anaesthesiology …, 2015

Group 1 received propofol and midazolam, Group 2 received the sedato-analgesic cocktail

containing ketamine-propofol-midazolam-pentazocine, and the Group 3 received sedate-analgesic

cocktail plus dexmedetomidine infusion under monitoring of vital parameters and


Convergence of lemniscal and local excitatory inputs on large gabaergic tectothalamic neurons

T Ito, H Hioki, J Sohn, S Okamoto, T Kaneko, S Iino… – Journal of Comparative …, 2015

Viral injections. Rats were anesthetized with a ketamine & xylazine mixture (97.6 mg/kg & 2.4

mg/kg, im). rats were re-anesthetized with a ketamine & xylazine mixture and perfused

transcardially with 4% paraformaldehyde in 0.1 M phosphate buffer (pH 7.4).


CURRENT OPINION Postcaesarean section analgesia: are opioids still required?

AMJV Schyns-van den Berg, A Huisjes, RJ Stolker – Curr Opin Anesthesiol, 2015

Ketamine Ketamine, an anaesthetic that also acts as a N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA)

receptor antagonist, has shown significance in reducing opioid use in subanaesthetic

doses with minimal side-effects [31]. Furthermore, ketamine


Advances in Exotic Mammal Clinical Therapeutics

MG Hawkins – Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal …, 2015

For example, patients can be premedicated with an opioid medication and a tranquilizer to

modulate pain and stress, ketamine used as a part of the induction protocol can reduce excitement,

local anesthetic blocks can be added to inhibit pain transmission, and nonsteroidal anti


The interactive effects of Ketamine and Magnesium on Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) and depressive-like behavior (P4. 080)

S Razmjou, D Litteljohn, S Hayley – Neurology, 2015

Objective: To evaluate the potential synergistic effect of ketmaine and magnesium treatment

on prefrontal cortex (PFC) and hippocampal BDNF expression and depressive-like behavior

in mice model. Background: Ketamine, an NMDA receptor antagonist with neuroplastic


Ketamine modulates TRH and TRH-like peptide turnover in brain and peripheral tissues of male rats

AE Pekary, A Sattin, RL Lloyd – Peptides, 2015

Abstract Major depression is the largest single healthcare burden with treatments of slow

onset and often limited efficacy. Ketamine, a NMDA antagonist used extensively as a

pediatric and veterinary anesthetic, has recently been shown to be a rapid acting


[PDF] A Label-Free Immunosensor for Ultrasensitive Detection of Ketamine Based on Quartz Crystal Microbalance

Y Yang, Y Tu, X Wang, J Pan, Y Ding – Sensors, 2015

Abstract: In this study, we have developed a label-free immunosensor with the variation of

resonance frequency (Δf) of a quartz crystal microbalance (QCM) as readout signal for

ultrasensitive detection of Ketamine (KT). An optimized strategy for immobilization of KT


[HTML] Coupling in the cortico-basal ganglia circuit Is aberrant in the ketamine model of schizophrenia

I Cordon, MJ Nicolás, S Arrieta, E Lopetegui… – European …, 2015

Abstract Recent studies have suggested the implication of the basal ganglia in the

pathogenesis of schizophrenia. To investigate this hypothesis, here we have used the

ketamine model of schizophrenia to determine the oscillatory abnormalities induced in the


Methoxetamine: An early report on the motivations for use, effect profile and prevalence of use in a UK clubbing sample

AR Winstock, W Lawn, P Deluca, R Borschmann – Drug and Alcohol Review, 2015

Keywords: novel psychoactive substance; methoxetamine; ketamine; monitoring system.

Prevalence of lifetime, last year and last month use, sourcing of the drugs, motivations for use,

and subjective effect and risk profile compared with that of ketamine were measured. Results.


[PDF] Ketofol for Procedural Sedation and Analgesia in Children with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

AA Ibrahim Ahmed, G Mohamed Fathy… – J Anesth Clin Res, 2015

Objectives: The aim of this work is to study the effects, adverse effects and recovery time of IV

mixed propofol and ketamine (ketofol) in 3:1 ratio as a sedative analgesic in children with acute

lymphoblastic leukemia undergoing bone marrow aspiration Methods: This was a


Mechanisms of Drug Interaction

AM Manrique-Espinel, EA Sullivan, PK Sikka – Basic Clinical Anesthesia, 2015


Circadian Control of the Female Reproductive Axis Through Gated Responsiveness of the RFRP-3 System to VIP Signaling

KA Russo, JL La, SBZ Stephens, MC Poling… – Endocrinology, 2015

St. Louis, MO) using a ketamine cocktail (21 mg ketamine, 2.4 mg xylazine, and 0.3

mg acepromazine per ml injected ip at a dose of 0.25 ml per 100 g body mass) with

buprenorphrine for pre- and postoperative analgesia. This


Cardioprotection by H2S engages a cGMP-dependent protein kinase G/phospholamban pathway

SI Bibli, I Andreadou, A Chatziananstasiou, C Tzimas… – Cardiovascular Research, 2015

Murine in Vivo Model of Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury The mice were anesthetized by

intraperitoneal injection (0.01 mL/g) with a combination of ketamine, xylazine and atropine (final

concentrations of ketamine, xylazine and atropine 100 mg/kg, 20 mg/kg and 0.6


[HTML] Anaesthetic management for drainage of frontoparietal abscess in a patient of uncorrected Tetralogy of Fallot

AS Wajekar, AN Shetty, SP Oak, RA Jain – Indian Journal of Anaesthesia, 2015

Hyperventilation without PEEP helps to decrease PVR. Ketamine for induction is avoided

for neurosurgery. [8] Combination of dexmedetomidine and ketamine has been used in two

patients of uncorrected TOF for surgeries under general anaesthesia.


Antipsychotic activity of standardized Bacopa extract against ketamine-induced experimental psychosis in mice: Evidence for the involvement of dopaminergic, …

M Chatterjee, R Verma, R Kumari, S Singh, AK Verma… – Pharmaceutical biology, 2015

Abstract Context: Schizophrenia is a chronic disabling psychiatric disorder affecting 1% of

the population worldwide. Due to the adverse effects of available antipsychotic medications,

recent investigations have focused on the search for well-tolerated, safe molecules from


Autotransplantation for the management of ketamine ureteritis

NTJ Raison, T O’Brien, D Game, J Olsburgh – BMJ Case Reports, 2015

Summary Ketamine-associated cystitis is a well-recognised syndrome; yet upper urinary

tract involvement remains poorly understood. We present the case of a 33-year-old man who

developed ketamine-associated cystitis and ureteritis. The patient’s severe bladder


… magnetic solid-phase microextraction based on oxide multi-walled carbon-nanotube for the determination of methylamphetamine and ketamine in human urine and …

S Zhang, Y Cui, J Sun, Y Xi, C Zhang, J Tang – Analytical Methods, 2015

A sensitive and rapid magnetic solid-phase microextraction (MSPE) procedure based on

multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWNTs), combined with gas chromatography-mass

spectrometry (GC-MS), was developed for the quantification of two illegal basic drugs of


[PDF] Dexmedetomedine-Ketamine versus Propofol-Ketamine as anaesthetic agents in paediatric cardiac catheterization

NP Ali, M Kanchi, S Singh, A Prasad, N Kanase – Journal of Armed Forces Medical …, 2015

Abstract Introduction: Anaesthesia for these patients undergoing for interventional

procedures in paediatric patients with congenital cardiac anomalies remains a challenge for

the anaesthesiologist. There are no specific techniques to follow and anaesthetic


Gonadal hormones do not alter the development of antinociceptive tolerance to delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol in adult rats

AA Wakley, JL Wiley, RM Craft – Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior, 2015

Louis, MO) were injected sc; 15 min later, rats were anesthetized with ketamine plus xylazine

ip (90 mg/kg ketamine + 10 mg/kg xylazine in females, 100 mg/kg ketamine + 10 mg/kg xylazine

in males; Patterson Veterinary Supply Inc., Kansas City, MO).


[PDF] Topical and Intranasal Analgesic Therapy in a Woman with Refractory Postherpetic Neuralgia

KC Hohmeier, LM Almon – Case Reports in Medicine, 2015

The patient-specific, stepped approach resulted in clinically significant decreases in pain on visual

analog scale (VAS), with the use of intranasal ketamine 10% solution and topical gabapentin

6%, ketoprofen 10%, lidocaine 5%, and ketamine 10% cream. 1. Introduction.


Prehospital Pain and Analgesic Therapy in Elderly Patients with Hip Fractures

L Oberkircher, N Schubert, DA Eschbach, C Bliemel… – Pain Practice, 2015

Ketamine was used 5 times. Esketamine was preferred (N = 4, 2.6%, mean dosage = 27, SD =

23), but one patient did receive racemic ketamine (0.7%, dosage = 50). Ibuprofen, 1 (0.7), 800 (–),

98 (–), 3 (–), 60 (–). Ketamine, 1 (0.7), 50 (–), 62 (–), 3 (–), 104 (–). Sum, 43 (25)a,


[HTML] Cochlear NMDA Receptors as a Therapeutic Target of Noise-Induced Tinnitus

D Bing, SC Lee, D Campanelli, H Xiong, M Matsumoto… – Cellular Physiology and …, 2015

Since NMDA receptor antagonists, when systemically given, tend to have a number of negative

central nervous system side effects such as hallucinations or anesthesia (for which eg Ketamine

was originally developed), their clinical potential has been limited.


[PDF] Two-Stage Nerve Graft in Severe Scar: A Time-Course Study in a Rat Model

SA Zadegan, M Firouzi, MH Nabian, LO Zanjani… – The Archives of Bone and …, 2015

Surgical procedures An intraperitoneal (IP) injection of ketamine (100 mg/ kg ketamine

hydrochloride, Rotexmedica, Germany) was used to induce anesthesia. Anesthesia was induced

with ketamine (100mg/kg, IP, ketamine hydrochloride, Rotexmedica, Germany).


Quantifying progression and regression of thrombotic risk in experimental atherosclerosis

RU Palekar, AP Jallouk, MJ Goette, J Chen… – The FASEB Journal, 2015

Following 2 hours of in vivo NP circulation, mice were anes- thetized with a cocktail of ketamine

and xylazine (87 mg/kg and 37 mg/kg, respectively) and subjected to photochemical injury

of the carotid artery (13–15) to determine time to vessel occlusion.


Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA)


Irreversible electroporation of malignant lesions: An institution experience

BJ Bates, M Hellan, S Kauffman, J Ouellette – Journal of Solid Tumors, 2015

malignant. Three cases involved margin accentuation prior to resection. One treated

the IVC margin of a radiofrequency ablation site. Twenty-four procedures attempted

complete ablation. Lesions ranged from 1.0 cm to 6.0 cm.


[PDF] Clinical outcomes of patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma treated with sorafenib: a retrospective study of routine clinical practice in multi-institutions

SH Lee, IH Song, R Noh, HY Kang, SB Kim, SY Ko… – 2015

outcomes are generally poor [1,2]. Although potentially curable at an early stage, only 30-40%

of patients with HCC at the time of diagnosis are eligible for curative treatments such as liver

transplantation, tumor resection, or percutaneous radiofrequency ablation (RFA), and the


[HTML] Trichoepithelioma and Spiradenoma Collision Tumor

AF Marsch, JB Shackelton, DM Elston – Am J Orthop, 2015

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Interventional CMR: Clinical Applications and Future Directions

T Rogers, RJ Lederman – Current Cardiology Reports, 2015

Conductive wires can resonate and heat during radiofrequency excitation for MRI [42], which

is a potential challenge for both passive and active devices and is determined by the total length

of If gaps in ablation lines can be visualized, then they can be ablated [67, 68


[PDF] Effect of liver transplantation in combined hepatocellular and cholangiocellular carcinoma: a case series

D Wu, ZY Shen, YM Zhang, J Wang, H Zheng, YL Deng… – BMC Cancer, 2015

liver transplantation [3]. Other methods including local ablation (eg, ethanol injection, microwave

coagulation, and radiofrequency ablation [RFA]) and transcatheter arterial chemoembolization

(TACE) have proved effective only in a small number of cases [6]. Local treatment


[PDF] Radiofrequency electric-field heating behaviors of highly enriched semiconducting and metallic single-walled carbon nanotubes

SJ Corr, M Raoof, BT Cisneros, AW Orbaek… – 2015

Clin Cancer Res 2010, 16, 5712-5721. [5] Glazer, ES; Curley, SA Non-invasive

radiofrequency ablation of malignancies mediated by quantum dots, gold

nanoparticles and carbon nanotubes. Ther Deliv 2011, 2, 1325-1330.


Systems and Methods of Radiometrically Determining a Hot-Spot Temperature of Tissue Being Treated

D Panescu, JV Koblish, JF Mccarthy, RC Allison – US Patent 20,150,105,765, 2015

having to repeat the ablation procedure as such, the clinician may ablate a series to assist the

clinician in determining whether any of those ablated regions are Radiofrequency ablation

techniques have developed a substantial following in the medical community, even though


[PDF] A prognostic classifier for patients with colorectal cancer liver metastasis, based on AURKA, PTGS2 and MMP9

JACM Goos, VMH Coupé, MA van de Wiel, B Diosdado… – Towards molecular imaging …, 2015

with colorectal cancer (CRC) die as a consequence of advanced disease 1. The majority of CRC

metastases localize to the liver and resection of the affected liver tissue, often combined with

radiofrequency ablation (RFA), is the sole curative treatment option 2. Selection of


[HTML] What Is Your Diagnosis? New World Cutaneous Leishmaniasis

C Hennings, K Bloch, J Miller, J Zwerner – Am J Orthop, 2015

The American Journal of Orthopedics is an Index Medicus publication that is valued by orthopedic

surgeons for its peer-reviewed, practice-oriented clinical information. Most articles are written

by specialists at leading teaching institutions and help incorporate the latest technology



JH Johnson, JA Gilbert – US Patent 20,150,105,766, 2015

The present disclosure relates to radiofrequency amplifiers that use phase-shifted full bridge

resonant inverters high radio frequency electrical current to a surgical site to cut, ablate, coagulate

or cycle sinusoidal waveform in cut mode, which is best suited for ablating, fusing and


[HTML] Pulmonary vein orientation assessment: Is it necessary in patients undergoing contact force sensing guided radiofrequency catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation

P Gal, JFW Ooms, JP Ottervanger, JJJ Smit… – IJC Heart & Vasculature, 2015

Purpose We hypothesized pulmonary vein (PV) orientation influences tissue contact of the

contact force (CF) sensing radiofrequency ablation catheter (CFC) and therefore atrial

fibrillation (AF) free survival after pulmonary vein isolation (PVI). The aim of this study was


Switching Bipolar Hepatic Radiofrequency Ablation Using Internally Cooled-wet Electrodes: Comparison with Consecutive Monopolar and Switching Monopolar …

JH Yoon, JM Lee, S Woo, EJ Hwang, I Hwang, W Choi… – The British Journal of …, 2015

Objective: To evaluate whether switching bipolar radiofrequency ablation (SB-RFA) using

three internally cooled-wet (ICW) electrodes can induce coagulations> 5 cm in porcine livers

with better efficiency than consecutive monopolar (CM) or switching monopolar (SM)


One-year follow-up after irrigated multi-electrode radiofrequency ablation of persistent atrial fibrillation

N Pavlović, C Sticherling, S Knecht, T Reichlin, A Mühl… – Europace, 2015

Aims Irrigated multi-electrode ablation (IMEA) is a novel tool to perform pulmonary vein

isolation (PVI). The aim was to compare IMEA with point-by-point radiofrequency (RF)

ablation in patients with persistent atrial fibrillation (AF) undergoing PVI.


Radiofrequency Ablation in the Treatment of Unresectable Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

K Han, HK Ko, KW Kim, HJ Won, YM Shin, PN Kim – Journal of Vascular and …, 2015

Abstract The purpose of this study was to perform a meta-analysis and systematic review of

the clinical efficacy and safety of radiofrequency (RF) ablation in the treatment of intrahepatic

cholangiocarcinoma (ICC). A comprehensive literature search of Ovid MEDLINE and


Safety profile of multielectrode-phased radiofrequency pulmonary vein ablation catheter and irrigated radiofrequency catheter

K Wasmer, P Foraita, P Leitz, F Güner, C Pott… – Europace, 2015

Background Silent cerebral lesions with the multielectrode-phased radiofrequency (RF)

pulmonary vein ablation catheter (PVAC®) have recently been investigated. However,

comparative data on safety in relation to irrigated RF ablation are missing.


Hepatic radiofrequency ablation: in vivo and ex vivo comparison of 15-gauge (G) and 17-G internally cooled electrode

KD Song, MW Lee, HJ Park, DI Cha, TW Kang, J Lee… – The British Journal of …, 2015

Objectives: To compare the performance of the 15-gauge (G) internally cooled electrode

with that of the conventional 17-G internally cooled electrode. Methods: A total of 40 (20 for

each electrode) and 20 ablation zones (ten for each electrode) were made in extracted


[HTML] Suppression of postsurgical recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma treated with autologous formalin‐fixed tumor vaccine, with special reference to glypican‐3

I Kawashima, Y Kawashima, Y Matsuoka, K Fujise… – Clinical Case Reports, 2015

Once HCC is detected, patients experience repeated recurrence, despite the fact that a variety

of HCC treatment methods have been developed, such as anti-viral agents, surgical treatment,

percutaneous ethanol injection (PEIT), radiofrequency ablation (RFA), trans-catheter


Role of Sarcoplasmic Reticulum Calcium in Development of Secondary Calcium Rise and Early Afterdepolarizations in Long QT Syndrome Rabbit Model.

PC Chang, HT Wo, HL Lee, SF Lin, MS Wen, Y Chu… – PloS one, 2015

Atrioventricular block (AVB) was created by radiofrequency ablation. After baseline studies,

E4031, SR Ca2+ cycling inhibitors (ryanodine plus thapsigargin) and nifedipine were then

administrated subsequently, and the protocols were repeated.


CURRENT OPINION Management of lymphatic malformations in children

N Bagrodia, AM DefnetÃ, JJ Kandel – Curr Opin Pediatr, 2015

Recent findings Current treatment options include nonoperative management, surgery,

sclerotherapy, radiofrequency ablation, and laser therapy. Grimmer JF, Mulliken JB, Burrows PE,

Rahbar R. Radiofrequency ablation of microcystic lymphatic malformation in the oral cavity.


[PDF] Long-term complete response of advanced hepatocellular carcinoma treated with multidisciplinary therapy including reduced dose of sorafenib: case report and …

M Shinoda, N Kishida, O Itano, S Ei, A Ueno, M Kitago… – World Journal of Surgical …, 2015

condition. Thus, transcatheter arterial chemoembolization and radiofrequency

ablation of the tumors were performed. Three months later, residual tumor of the

larger lesion and multiple pulmonary metastases were detected.


Quantitative Analysis of Localized Sources Identified by Focal Impulse and Roter Modulation Mapping in Atrial Fibrillation

P Benharash, E Buch, P Frank, M Share, R Tung… – Circulation: Arrhythmia and …, 2015

Abstract. Background—New approaches to ablation of atrial fibrillation (AF) include

focal impulse and rotor modulation (FIRM) mapping, and initial results reported with

this technique have been favorable. We sought to independently


Characteristics of VT Ablation in Patients with Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices

F Sacher, T Reichlin, ES Zado, ME Field… – Circulation: Arrhythmia and …, 2015

Original Article. Characteristics of VT Ablation in Patients with Continuous Flow Left

Ventricular Assist Devices. This study describes VA characteristics and ablation in

patients implanted with a Heart Mate 2 (HM2) device. Methods


Catheter Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia and Mortality in Patients with Nonischemic Dilated Cardiomyopathy: Can Noninducibility after Ablation be a Predictor for …

B Dinov, A Arya, A Schratter, V Schirripa, L Fiedler… – Circulation: Arrhythmia and …, 2015

Original Article. Catheter Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia and Mortality in Patients with

Nonischemic Dilated Cardiomyopathy: Can Noninducibility after Ablation be a Predictor for

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Salvage cryotherapy after failed radiofrequency ablation for Barrett’s esophagus–related dysplasia is safe and effective

N Sengupta, GA Ketwaroo, DM Bak, V Kedar… – Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 2015

Background Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is an effective treatment for Barrett’s esophagus

(BE) dysplasia. For patients with dysplasia refractory to RFA, data are limited regarding

efficacy of endoscopic therapy. Objective To assess the efficacy and safety of cryotherapy


A novel microwave catheter can perform noncontact circumferential endocardial ablation in a model of pulmonary vein isolation

P Qian, MA Barry, T Nguyen, D Ross, P Kovoor… – Journal of Cardiovascular …, 2015

Second, we were able to ablate at high power without limitations from catheter Haemmerich,

Contribution of direct heating, thermal conduction and perfusion during radiofrequency and

microwave ablation were equivalent whether one pair of radials were orientated in the plane


Selective reduction in complicated monochorionic twins: Prediction of obstetric outcome and comparison of techniques

Y Yinon, E Ashwal, B Weisz, B Chayen, E Schiff… – Ultrasound in Obstetrics & …, 2015

Keywords: Monochorionic twins; selective reduction; bipolar cord coagulation; radiofrequency

ablation; selective intra-uterine growth restriction All rights reserved Abstract Objective: To

compare the outcome of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) and bipolar


Hypertensive crisis during hemostasis of adrenal bleeding using a soft‐coagulation device

T Kawai, M Suzuki, M Otsuka, S Nakazono, Y Tanaka… – International Journal of …, 2015

Fransson et al. reported hypertensive crisis during radiofrequency ablation of normal

adrenal tissue in dogs. The SA. Hemodynamic changes during laparoscopic

radiofrequency ablation of normal adrenal tissue in dogs. Vet. Surg.


[HTML] Contrast-Enhanced Subharmonic and Harmonic Ultrasound of Renal Masses Undergoing Percutaneous Cryoablation

JR Eisenbrey, CM Shaw, A Lyshchik, P Machado… – Academic Radiology, 2015

CT guidance during the session. Cryoablation is also significantly less painful than

heat-based techniques such as microwave and radiofrequency ablation, thereby

avoiding the use of general anesthesia in many patients (6).


Rare Endocrine Tumors of the Pancreas: Evidence of Management

JT Li, SY Peng, DF Hong – Pancreatic Cancer, Cystic Neoplasms and Endocrine …, 2015

Medical treatment such as a somatostatin analogue and/or other interventional modality

such as radiofrequency ablation or hepatic artery embolization can allow these patients

long survival times. Get PDF (2762K). More content like this.


New Treatment Modalities for Hepatocellular Cancer

K Mauer, R O’Kelley, N Podda, S Flanagan, S Gadani – Current Gastroenterology …, 2015

These include microwave ablation (MWA), which achieves higher temperatures more rapidly,

and irreversible electroporation (IRE higher in energy than RFA (ranging from 900 to 2400 MHz,

while radiofrequency is typically around 400 kHz) to thermally ablate the tumor


[HTML] Distribution of abnormal potentials in chronic myocardial infarction using a real time magnetic resonance guided electrophysiology system

SO Oduneye, M Pop, M Shurrab, L Biswas, V Ramanan… – Journal of Cardiovascular …, 2015

Further- more, linear radiofrequency ablation lesions designed to transect these channels of

slow conduction have been shown to be on average longer in length by several centimeters when

the isthmus has not been effectively identified and only voltage maps are known (eg


Evaluation of transforaminal endoscopic lumbar discectomy in the treatment of lumbar disc herniation

K Wang, X Hong, BY Zhou, JP Bao, XH Xie, F Wang… – International Orthopaedics, 2015

Last, elderly patients usually suffer from LDH for more years and have more severe vertebral

degeneration than younger pa- tients; thus, the clinical outcomes of elderly patients were not

good when the radiofrequency ablation for annuloplasty was performed.


[PDF] Long-Term Function, Pain and Medication Use Outcomes of Radiofrequency Ablation for Lumbar Facet Syndrome

ZL McCormick, B Marshall, J Walker, R McCarthy… – Int J Anesthetic Anesthesiol, 2015

Abstract Objective: Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) of the medial branch nerves for facet-

mediated low back pain demonstrates clinical benefit for 6-12 months and possibly up to 2

years. This study investigated function, pain, and medication use outcomes of RFA for


Effect of Irrigant Characteristics on Lesion Formation after Radiofrequency Energy Delivery Using Ablation Catheters with Actively Cooled Tips

DT Nguyen, M Olson, L Zheng, W Barham, JD Moss… – Journal of Cardiovascular …, 2015

Background The delivery of radiofrequency (RF) energy through irrigated ablation catheters

may be affected by irrigant osmolarity and by catheter position. We sought to characterize

lesion formation characteristics using different irrigants in both open and closed irrigated


Efficacy and Safety of Radiofrequency Ablation for Treatment of Locally Recurrent Thyroid Cancers Smaller than 2 cm

J Kim, WS Yoo, YJ Park, DJ Park, TJ Yun, SH Choi… – Radiology, 2015

Purpose To evaluate the efficacy and safety of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) for localized

small recurrent thyroid cancers less than 2 cm by comparing them with those at repeat

surgery. Materials and Methods This retrospective study was institutional review board–


Long‐term local disease control in a recurrent soft‐tissue sarcoma of the thigh treated by radiofrequency ablation

MD Belfiore, P Maria, MD Ronza, M Francesco… – Journal of Surgical …, 2015

Locally recurrent soft-tissue sarcoma without distant metastases occurs in nearly 20% of

patients [1]. However, in these patients treatment options may be limited because of

previous limb-sparing surgery and radiation therapy, frequently resulting in a


Real Time Atrial Wall Imaging during Radiofrequency Ablation in a Porcine Model

M Granier, PF Winum, M Granier, P Liaud, G Cayla… – Heart Rhythm, 2015

Objective We used intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) to describe atrial wall changes during RF

ablation, and assess the extent of RF-induced lesions. Methods In nine piglets, RF and IVUS

catheters were coupled and introduced into the right atrium (RA). RF applications were


Efficacy of Computed Tomography Guided Radiofrequency Ablation for Osteoid Osteomas in 31 Patients

J Kim, JM Ahn, JW Lee, GY Lee, E Lee, JH Oh, HS Cho… – Journal of the Korean …, 2015

Purpose To present the clinical outcome of computed tomography (CT) guided

radiofrequency ablation (RFA) for osteoid osteoma. Materials and Methods Thirty-one

patients (M: F= 23: 8, mean age: 20 years, range: 4-54 years) who underwent RFA for



H Wang, J Wang – US Patent 20,150,100,052, 2015

Abstract: Devices, components, apparatus, and/or methods for using and making a

combination spinal disk herniation repositioning and radiofrequency apparatus (RFA) or

device that uses one or more repositioning probes and one or more needles/electrodes,


[HTML] Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) for palliative treatment of painful non‐small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) rib metastasis: Experience in 12 patients

M Hu, X Zhi, J Zhang – Thoracic Cancer, 2015

Background Painful rib metastasis is common in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Pain

is often partially or totally refractory to analgesic medications or the side effects of medication

are unacceptable. We report the safety and efficacy of a new method: radiofrequency …


[PDF] Multimodality endoscopic eradication for neoplastic Barrett oesophagus: results of an European

KN Phoa, RE Pouw, IR Bisschops, O Pech, K Ragunath… – surgery, 2015

11 Jayan Mannath,4 CA Seldenrijk,12 Mike Visser,13 Toni Lerut,2 Stefan Seewald,14 Fiebo

J ten Kate,13 Christian EII,3 Horst Neuhaus,6 Jacques JGHM Bergman1 ABSTRACT Objective

Focal endoscopic resection (ER) followed by radiofrequency ablation (RFA) safely and


A National Analysis of the Complications, Cost, and Mortality of Percutaneous Lung Ablation

BT Welch, W Brinjikji, GD Schmit, MR Callstrom… – Journal of Vascular and …, 2015

Pulmonary radiofrequency ablation: long-term safety and efficacy in 153 patients. Radiology,

243 (2007), pp. 268–275. Primary non-small cell lung cancer: review of frequency, location, and

time of recurrence after radiofrequency ablation. Radiology, 254 (2010), pp. 301–307.


 Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS/RSD)


Substituted imidazolium compounds for treating disease

H Tabuteau – US Patent 9,006,279, 2015

In some embodiments, a subject compound may be administered to relieve complex regional

pain syndrome, such as complex regional pain syndrome type I (CRPS-I), complex regional

pain syndrome type II (CRPS-II), CRPS-NOS, or another type of CRPS.


CURRENT OPINION Improving the outcome of bacterial meningitis in newborn infants in Africa: reflections on recent progress

EM Molyneux, Q Dube, L Newberry – Curr Opin Infect Dis, 2015

C-REACTIVE PROTEIN Only 35–65% of serum CRPs are positive at the beginning of the illness

[14]. Serial CRPs 24–48h after the onset of symptoms are more helpful and if two tests, 24 h apart

are less than 10 mg/l, the nega- tive predictive value for sepsis is 99% [15].


Well‐Defined High Molecular Weight Polystyrene with High Rates and High Livingness Synthesized via Two‐Stage RAFT Emulsion Polymerization

K Yan, X Gao, Y Luo – Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 2015

in dead chains has long been pursued since it provides a powerful tool for synthesizing

well-defined nanostructured functional materials with precisely controlled chain microstructures

and complex architectures.[1] Controlled radical polymerizations (CRPs), which show some


Iatrogenic lesions of peripheral nerves

WN Löscher, J Wanschitz, S Iglseder, A Vass… – Acta Neurologica …, 2015

In addition to pain, patients may develop weakness or sensory, respectively, trophic disturbances.

Rarely, neuropathic pain without weakness occurs. In half of the cases, trophic disturbances

and a chronic regional pain syndrome (CRPS) develop [68, 70].


A survey on memristor modeling and security applications

MT Arafin, C Dunbar, G Qu, N McDonald, L Yan – Quality Electronic Design (ISQED), …, 2015

the discrepancy from the expected delay or the instable power-on states of the memory cells,

to generate chip-dependent PUF data that can be used as secret keys or as seeds of random

number generators, and/or to create challenge response pairs (CRPs) for authentication


Research design considerations for chronic pain prevention clinical trials: IMMPACT recommendations.

JS Gewandter, RH Dworkin, DC Turk, JT Farrar… – PAIN, 2015

recovery (SNR); (4) chronic post-surgical pain (IG); (5) postherpetic neuralgia (RHD); (6) painful

diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DZ); (7) HIV and chemotherapy-associated peripheral

neuropathies (MJP); (8) complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) type 1 (ALO); (9)


Surgical Management of Posttraumatic Midfoot Deformity and Arthritis.

JD Seybold, JC Coetzee – Techniques in Foot & Ankle Surgery, 2015

Kuo et al4 echoed these results, with neuritis, metatarsalgia, and malunion noted

as the most common complications in their series. One superficial infection, 1

asymptomatic nonunion, and 1 case of CRPS were also reported.


Using Augmented Reality in the Treatment of CRPS Patients

L Knudsen, HP Hansen, D Baskarada, N Nedergaard…

Background Mirror Visual Feedback (MVF) is an important part of therapeutic treatment of

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS). Unfortunately mirror boxes (MB) are not

compatible with meaningful activities. Recently it was shown that Virtual Reality (VR) as


Development of a Clinical Framework for Mirror Therapy in Patients with Phantom Limb Pain: An Evidence‐based Practice Approach

A Rothgangel, S Braun, L Witte, A Beurskens… – Pain Practice, 2015

Only one protocol [41] specifically addressed patients with PLP. Two protocols [39, 42] were

applied in a mixed pain population and one protocol [40] mainly focused on patients with complex

regional pain syndrome (CRPS) but also provided some basic information on PLP.


Techniquesformonitoring, imaging, and pain relief

S Dhir, R Sharma, S Ganapathy – Trauma Anesthesia, 2015


Skin Hyperpigmentation in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)(P3. 315)

R Knobler – Neurology, 2015

OBJECTIVE: To characterize hyperpigmented skin changes which appear as a

manifestation in limbs affected by CRPS. BACKGROUND: CRPS is a neuropathic, often

treatment resistant, non-malignant pain syndrome. Early diagnosis is essential for a good


Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome: A Preliminary report on molecular mechanisms and structural correlates (S10. 005)

B Murinson, Z Ghersin, E Peled – Neurology, 2015

Abstract. OBJECTIVE: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is a painful neurological

condition that is highly resistant to treatment. As the disease pathophysiology is not

definitively characterized, case studies may offer valuable insights.


[PDF] Towards an integrated probabilistic nowcasting system (En-INCA)

M Suklitsch, A Kann, B Bica – Advances in Science and Research, 2015

The two plots in the right column of Fig. 4 illustrate the Continuous Ranked Probability Score

(CRPS) and the per- centage of outliers. The CRPS compares a full distribution of ensemble

predictions with observations, both represented as cumula- tive distribution functions.


Role of magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis of the painful unicompartmental knee arthroplasty

CN Park, HA Zuiderbaan, A Chang, S Khamaisy… – The Knee, 2015

then the patient underwent MRI. Patients who presented with other obvious causes

of pain (eg lumbar spine stenosis, hip osteoarthritis, complex regional pain syndrome

(CRPS)) were excluded. The final study group consisted


New experimental hosts of Barley yellow dwarf virus among wild grasses with implications for grassland habitats

LL Ingwell, NA Bosque‐Pérez – Plant Pathology, 2015

virus reservoirs in the environment (Borer et al., 2007). Understanding the ability of BYDV to infect

grass species including those present in prairies and CRPs, and the suitability of these Page

5. Accepted Article This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.


[PDF] Evaluation of the CGIAR Research Program on Aquatic Agricultural Systems (AAS)

R Birner, R Bhujel, EM Rathgeber, J Sumberg… – 2015

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April%28?29,%2015% % % ! ! WORKING(DOCUMENT( % % % % Evaluation!of!the!!

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[PDF] Evaluation of the CGIAR Research Program on Wheat

W Beversdorf, S Brouder, PP Sachdeva, R Sulaiman – 2015

Regarding research on sustainable intensification, the Team sees need for greater lateral learning

that spans across CRPs and crops and greater use of synthesis reviews and meta-analysis to

enhance the international public gods nature of the xii Page 17. cgiar.iea.org


[PDF] Evaluation of the CGIAR Research Program “Policies, Institutions and Markets”(PIM)

K Andersson, C Gerrard, W Meyers, F Nankhuni… – 2015

its funders and partners in making decisions with respect to the continuation, expansion, and

structuring of PIM during the extension phase of 2015–16; • to inform decisions on the program

in response to the call of the Fund Council for the second round of CRPs in 2016; • to


[HTML] Elucidating the Pathophysiology of Peripheral Neuropathies: A Conversation With Claudia Sommer

N Andrews – 2015

Uçeyler N, Zeller D, Kahn AK, Kewenig S, Kittel-Schneider S, Schmid A, Casanova-Molla J,

Reiners K, Sommer C. Brain. 2013 Jun; 136(Pt 6):1857-67. Anti-autonomic nervous system

antibodies in CRPS. Sommer C. Pain. 2011 Dec; 152(12):2675-6. Epub 2011 Jul 30.


Secondary Dystonia

P Kanovsky, D Dressler, K Menšíková – Dystonia and Dystonic Syndromes, 2015

Eur J Neurol. 2010;17:649–60.CrossRefPubMed. 38. Schott GD. Peripherally-triggered CRPS

and dystonia. Pain. 2007;130:203–7.CrossRefPubMed. 39. van Hilten JJ, Geraedts EJ, Marinus

J. Peripheral trauma and movement disorders. Parkinsonism Relat Disord.




Patients: Three adolescent young female athletes who developed clinical findings compatible

with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) after lower extremity trauma. Conclusion: CRPS

is a challenging disease that may affect young active and athletic patients.


[PDF] Successful Treatment of a Nine—Year Case of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type-l (Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy) Wlth

WAAF Patient

introduction Complat Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is a pain— ful and debilitating mopadtic

pain disorder. CRPS is classified into two types [1]. Both types appear to occur after

a traumatic event. With type-I. which is more common.


Pain Management

RK Naidu, TM Pham – Basic Clinical Anesthesia, 2015


[PDF] Nuclear Data Development Related to Th-U Fuel Cycle in India

S Ganesan

7. The IAEA Co-ordinated Research Projects (CRPs). International collaborations with CERN

n_TOF under BARC MOU, Korea, IAEA CRPs • Identification of faculty & support for formation

of useful local neutron data centres in Indian universities and institutes.


Appendix of Management Algorithms For Certain Clinical Conditions

M ABCs, C Intralipid – Basic Clinical Anesthesia

Page 660. 675 PK Sikka et al.(eds.), Basic Clinical Anesthesia, DOI 10.1007/978-

1-4939-1737-2,© Springer Science+ Business Media New York 2015 Appendix

of Management Algorithms For Certain Clinical Conditions A1.


Spinal Cord Stimulation for the Treatment of Neuropathic Pain Associated With Leprosy: A Case Report

NJ Brandmeir, MD Sather – Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface, 2015

Background. Leprosy is a major source of nerve damage and may lead to neuropathic pain as

well as complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS). Spinal cord stimulation is an effective treatment

for CRPS, but there are no reports of this treatment in a patient with leprosy.


Evaluating the skill of NMME seasonal precipitation ensemble predictions for 17 hydroclimatic regions in continental China

F Ma, A Ye, X Deng, Z Zhou, X Liu, Q Duan, J Xu… – International Journal of …, 2015

(7). where FracErr is the mean fractional error, which is not biassed by the number of bins. The

continuous ranked probability score (CRPS) applies to probabilistic forecasts that exhibit

predictive cumulative distribution functions. The CRPS is defined as. (8).


Reconfigurable physical unclonable function based on probabilistic switching of RRAM

A Chen – Electronics Letters, 2015

bit strings. These challenge–response pairs (CRPs) can be utilised as security

primitives. Ideally Most of these PUF designs are static with unalterable CRPs after

the fabrication of the underlying physical systems. The so-called


Burst Spinal Cord Stimulation in a Patient with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: A 2‐year Follow‐Up

N Kriek, G Groeneweg, FJPM Huygen – Pain Practice, 2015

Spinal cord stimulation (SCS) is an effective therapy to treat most patients with complex

regional pain syndrome (CRPS); however, the effect is not always maintained over

time. We present a case report of a patient successfully


[PDF] Covariance models on the surface of a sphere: when does it matter?

J Jeong, M Jun – arXiv preprint arXiv:1504.01985, 2015

as well as the two popular scoring rules (Gneiting and Raftery, 2007), the mean absolute

error (MAE) and the continuous ranked probability score (CRPS). Figures 2(a)-(d) present

MAE and CRPS from the two models, the exponential models using


A novel modeling attack resistant PUF design based on non-linear voltage transfer characteristics

A Vijayakumar, S Kundu – Proceedings of the 2015 Design, Automation & Test in …, 2015

In addition, layout techniqu metallization and routing of interconnects can further increase the

resistance to such invasive PUF circuits can be widely classified as strong PUF based on their

physical implemen PUFs such as SRAM PUFs have limited ch pairs (CRPs).


Assimilation of stream discharge for flood forecasting: Updating a semidistributed model with an integrated data assimilation scheme

Y Li, D Ryu, AW Western, QJ Wang – Water Resources Research, 2015

Page 1. Assimilation of stream discharge for flood forecasting: Updating a

semi-distributed model with an integrated data assimilation scheme Yuan

Li1,2,3, Dongryeol Ryu1, Andrew W. Western1, QJ Wang2 1 Department of


Exploitation of complement regulatory proteins by Borrelia and Francisella

M Madar, E Bencurova, P Mlynarcik, AM Almeida… – Molecular BioSystems, 2015

university of veterinary medicine and pharmacy, Komenskeho – 73, Kosice, Slovakia Running

title: Exploitation of CRPs by Borrelia and Francisella binding to the host complement regulatory

proteins (CRPs) on their surface or expression of the CRP mimicking molecules.


Efficient attacks on robust ring oscillator PUF with enhanced challenge-response set

PH Nguyen, DP Sahoo, RS Chakraborty… – Proceedings of the 2015 …, 2015

The CRPs are generated by applying a log2 m–bit challenge, selecting (de- pending

on the applied challenge) a unique pair of ROs from the available set, and comparing

the oscillation frequencies of the two ROs in the pair.


A spatial hybrid approach for downscaling of extreme precipitation fields

A Bechler, M Vrac, L Bel – Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 2015

ity Score (CRPS) and the 95% Quantile Score (QS95) [Gneiting and Raftery, 2007], the

multivariate energy score (ES), which generalizes the CRPS [Gneiting et al., 2008], is It appears

that concerning the marginal distribution (ie, CRPS, QS, KS and CVM




Concomitance of fibromyalgia syndrome and cervical disc herniation

M Güler, T Aydın, E Akgöl, Ö Taşpınar – Journal of Physical Therapy Science, 2015

[Purpose] Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) and cervical disc herniation (CDH) are a common

diseases commonly encountered in physical therapy clinics. There are also patients who

have both of these diseases. In this study we aim to investigated whether FMS is a risk


[PDF] Evaluation of Depression in Women Affected by Fibromyalgia Syndrome

A Vespa, C Meloni, MV Giulietti, M Ottaviani… – J Depress Anxiety, 2015

Objective: In this paper, we explored the association between the clinical course of Fibromyalgia

Syndrome (FMS) and patient’s response to emotional stress in terms of depression.

Method: All participants (n=57 women with Fibromyalgia Sindrome (FMS); control group (


Scientific Controversy and its Relationship to the Media

K Perleberg – 2015

environmental, and health-related issues. Some examples of this phenomenon include

global climate change, the effects of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) on the environment,

and what fibromyalgia is exactly. While the media has


Osteomalacia, Severe Thoracic Deformities and Respiratory Failure in a Young Woman with Anorexia Nervosa

D Watanabe, M Hotta, A Ichihara – Internal Medicine, 2015

She worked indoors in part- time and had a body weight of 32 kg. In the summer of year X-3,

at 19 years of age, she complained of generalized pain, and her family physician suspected

fibromyalgia. However, the patient’s family physician diagnosed her with fibromyalgia.


[PDF] Vitamin D Deficiency in Patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Does it Exist?

Y Khayyat, S Attar – Oman Medical Journal, 2015

It is no doubt a questionable fact whether vitamin D deficiency could be taken into account as

a causative factor relating to the pathogenic aetiology in the development of IBS as in the case

of vitamin deficiency induced fibromyalgia cases.14 The present study has shown



S Gullapalli, PK Gupta, MN Gandhi, S Mandadi – US Patent 20,150,105,406, 2015

The method according to claim 19, wherein the neuropathic pain comprises peripheral neuropathy,

diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN), post herpetic neuralgia, spinal-cord injury pain, fibromyalgia,

multiple sclerosis pain, ischemic pain, chronic musculoskeletal pain


Evaluation of Pain in Humans

DB Ross – US Patent 20,150,105,688, 2015

There has been a clear link established between fibromyalgia and psychiatric disorders. Each

of these inputs is selective for different pathophysiologic phenomena. Palpation is often

applied for myofascial type pain syndromes (such as fibromyalgia).


[PDF] TENS for pain relief

T Can – 2015

As far as we can tell, the TENS machine can be used for all pain conditions, providing there

is no health reason preventing its use. However, it can be difficult if you have many pain

sites or more widespread pain, such as fibromyalgia syndrome.


[PDF] Metformin and caloric restriction induce an AMPK-dependent 2 restoration of mitochondrial dysfunction in fibroblasts from 3 Fibromyalgia patients

M Battino, MD Cordero

50 Mitochondria are essential organelles present in virtually all eukary-51 otic cells. One of

the primary functions of mitochondria is ATP produc-52 tion via the oxidative

phosphorylation (OXPHOS) pathway. Moreover, 53 they play crucial roles in many other



KF Salvato, JPM Santos, DAA Pires-Oliveira… – rev bras reumatol, 2015

The criteria for exclusion were individuals with full or partial prosthetics in any of the joints being

evaluated, with concomitant diagnosis of other osteoarticular/muscle dis- eases, such as

rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, systemic lupus erythematosus and other rheumatic


[PDF] Chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia in diagnosed sleep disorders: a further test of the ‘unitary’hypothesis

S Pejovic, BH Natelson, M Basta… – BMC Neurology, 2015

Background Since chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and fibromyalgia (FM) often co-exist,

some believe they reflect the same process, somatization. Against that hypothesis are data

suggesting FM but not CFS was common in patients with sleep-disordered breathing (


Fibromyalgia Syndrome: Considerations for Dental Hygienists

A Walters, SL Tolle, GM McCombs – American Dental Hygienists Association, 2015

Purpose: Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is a neurosensory disorder characterized by

widespread musculoskeletal pain. Typically persistent fatigue, depression, limb stiffness,

non-refreshing sleep and cognitive deficiencies are also experienced. Oral symptoms and


Physical Trauma and Infection as Precipitating Factors in Patients with Fibromyalgia.

J Jiao, A Vincent, SS Cha, CA Luedtke, CH Kim, TH Oh – American Journal of …, 2015

Objective: The objective of this study was to evaluate both precipitating factors in patients

with fibromyalgia and any differences in clinical presentation, symptom severity, and quality-

of-life between those with and without precipitating physical trauma or infection.


[PDF] The prevalence of severe fatigue in rheumatic diseases: an international study

CL Overman, MB Kool, JAP Da Silva, R Geenen… – Fatigue and functioning in …, 2015

Severe fatigue was least prevalent in patients with osteoarthritis (35%) and most

prevalent in patients with fibromyalgia (82%). In logistic regression analysis, severe

fatigue was predicted by having fibromyalgia, having multiple


Attention and Working Memory in Female Adolescents with Chronic Pain and Healthy Pain Free Female Adolescents: A Preliminary Pilot Study.

K Mifflin, J Chorney, B Dick – The Clinical Journal of Pain, 2015

in adults with chronic pain. In one study, adults with different types of chronic pain (fibromyalgia,

rheumatoid arthritis, and musculoskeletal pain) were found to perform found that patients with

chronic pain due to fibromyalgia had hypoactivation in overlapping areas commonly


Vulvar Vestibulodynia: Strategies to Meet the Challenge

A Bonham – Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey, 2015

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The head says yes but the heart says no: what is non-cardiac chest pain and how is it managed?

JB Chambers, EM Marks, MS Hunter – Heart, 2015

psychologist. It is likely that patients seen by a cardiologist with NCCP resemble those

referred to a rheumatologist with fibromyalgia and perhaps those seen first by a

gastroenterologist, but comparative data do not exist. Symptoms


[HTML] Internet-based interventions for pain management: A systematic review of randomised controlled trial (RCTs) conducted from 2010 to 2014

A El-Metwally – Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology, 2015

Description of participants. Most studies targeted patients with chronic pain syndrome including

low back pain, migraine, fibromyalgia and musculoskeletal pain (Table 1). Wide age range used

in these studies captures adults, elderly and children between 3 years and above.


Conditioned Pain Modulation in Patients with Acute and Chronic Low Back Pain.

S Mlekusch, AY Neziri, A Limacher, P Jüni… – The Clinical Journal of Pain, 2015

8. Kosek E, Hansson P. Modulatory influence on somatosensory perception from vibration and

heterotopic noxious conditioning stimulation (hncs) in fibromyalgia patients and healthy subjects.

Julien N, Goffaux P, Arsenault P,et al. Widespread pain in fibromyalgia is related to a


Manual Therapy, Therapeutic Patient Education, and Therapeutic Exercise, an Effective Multimodal Treatment of Nonspecific Chronic Neck Pain

H Beltran-Alacreu, I López-de-Uralde-Villanueva… – American Journal of …, 2015

associated with whiplash in- juries, medical red flag history (ie, tumor, fracture, metabolic diseases,

rheumatoid arthritis, and oste- oporosis), neck pain with cervical radiculopathy, neck pain

associated with externalized cervical disc herniation, fibromyalgia syndrome, previous


Pain Characteristics do not Distinguish Fibromyalgia Patients with Abnormal Skin Biopsy (P5. 069)

V Lawson, J Grewal, K Hackshaw, P Mongiovi – Neurology, 2015

OBJECTIVE: To determine whether pain characteristics can distinguish between

fibromyalgia patients who have abnormal skin biopsy and/or SNAP amplitudes.

BACKGROUND: Patients (n= 165) with fibromyalgia were assessed for differences in pain


Effects of functional training on pain, leg strength and balance in women with fibromyalgia

PÁ Latorre Román, MP Santos e Campos… – Modern Rheumatology, 2015

Abstract Aim: The aim of this study was to analyze the effect of 18-week functional training

(FT) program consisting in two sessions a week of in-water exercise and one of on-land

exercise on pain, strength and balance in women with Fibromyalgia. Methods: A total


[HTML] Elucidating the Pathophysiology of Peripheral Neuropathies: A Conversation With Claudia Sommer

N Andrews – 2015

She is active in the development of national and international guidelines on treatment

of peripheral neuropathies, on nerve and skin biopsies, and on treatment of

fibromyalgia and neuropathic and facial pain. Sommer spoke


Alterations in Brain Gray Matter Volume are Associated with Reduced Evoked-Pain Connectivity following Acute Pregabalin Administration (S10. 003)

T Puiu, A Kairys, L Pauer, T Schmidt-Wilcke, E Ichesco… – Neurology, 2015

Preclinical studies indicate that PGB may potentially down-regulate glutamate release in the

synapse. DESIGN/METHODS: Sixteen female fibromyalgia patients completed a randomized

double-blind two-period cross-over study of PGB versus placebo (PBO).


Clinical and molecular profiling of muscle pain in myotonic dystrophy type 2 (S10. 002)

V Palada, R Moshourab, S Kempa, M Boschmann… – Neurology, 2015

CONCLUSIONS: Our data show that DM2 related myalgias are primarily of muscular origin

but some patients also develop additional central pain. The results may also help to understand

other more common reasons for muscle pain such as fibromyalgia.


[HTML] Complementary and alternative medicine in chronic neurological pain

SK Mishra, B Trikamji, E Togneri – Indian Journal of Pain, 2015

[68] Biomagnetic therapy has also been used in treating chronic pain, particularly related to tissue

ischemia and fibromyalgia with low frequency and low intensity magnetic energy. Pioro-Boisset

M, Esdaile JM, Fitzcharles MA. Alternative medicine use in fibromyalgia syndrome.


[DOC] Nociception at the diabetic foot, an uncharted territory

EA Chantelau – World J Diabetes, 2015

Although this protocol had primarily been devised for examining hyperalgesia in non-nociceptive

pain syndromes like fibromyalgia, or neuropathic pains, and not for assessing hypoalgesia [18] ,

the author (Chantelau EA) believes that parts of it may well be applied for studying


[HTML] Need of Indian protocol in pain management

R Gurumurthi, G Das – Indian Journal of Pain, 2015

for responsible opioid prescribing in chronic noncancer pain and spine intervention procedures,

World Institute of Pain guidelines for interventional pain procedures, WHO ladder for cancer pain

management, American College of Rheumatology criteria for fibromyalgia and so


[PDF] The Effects of Coffee and Korean Red Ginseng with Body Wrap Steam Bathing on Stress Markers and Lipid Profiles

SY Park, SP Lee – Journal of Food and Nutrition Research, 2015

[4] Buskila, D., Abu-Shakra, M., Neumann, L., “Balneotherapy for fibromyalgia at the

Dead Sea,” Rheumatology International, 20, 105-108, 2001. [5] Neumann, L., Sukenik,

S., Bolotin, A., Abu-Shakra, M., Amir, M., Flusser, D., Buskila


An Innovative Nursing Approach to Caring for an Obstetric Patient With Rape Trauma Syndrome (RTS)

C Parker – Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, & Neonatal Nursing, 2015

Many survivors have a history of panic attacks, phobias, self-mutilation, personality disorders,

depression, anxiety, substance abuse, asthma, irritable bowel syndrome, chronic pain,

fibromyalgia, obesity, sleep disturbances, and migraines to name a few (Burian, 1995; Hobbins


Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 Dorsal Root Ganglionitis in a 34 Year Old Male With Occipital Neuralgia Refractory to Medical and Radiofrequency Ablation Therapies: …

J Rathore, K Slavin, R Rathore, A Rakic, T Valyi-Nagy – Neurology, 2015

RESULTS: A 34 year old Caucasian homosexual male with past medical history of fibromyalgia,

post-traumatic stress disorder and bilateral occipital headaches that started 15 years ago after

a motor vehicle accident presented with a five week history of significantly worsened


Placebo-Controlled, Double-Blind, Randomized Pilot Study to Evaluate the Effects of Low-Dose Naltrexone on Quality of Life and Fatigue in Newly Diagnosed High- …

K Peters, M Affronti, S Woodring, E Lipp, P Healy… – Neurology, 2015

Naltrexone, an orally semisynthetic opiate antagonist, is FDA- approved for treatment of heroin/

alcohol addiction, but there have been observations that low dose naltrexone (LDN) can mitigate

fatigue and stress in fibromyalgia and multiple sclerosis patients.


Diagnosis at work–On sick leave in Sweden

L Eriksson – Social Theory & Health, 2015

The article explores how understandings of patients with symptom diagnoses, notably fibromyalgia,

are shaped by the introduction of a new medical decision-making support tool used to assess

patients’ ‘work capacity’, together with a revision of the Swedish social insurance.


[HTML] Pressure pain threshold and pain perception in temporomandibular disorder patients: is there any correlation?

J Stuginski-Barbosa, RS Silva, CO Cunha… – Revista Dor, 2015

in accordance with the RDC/TMD. Exclusion criteria included patients with systemic

disease like fibromyalgia or rheumatic conditions, odontogenic or neuropathic pain

and history of TMJ surgery. Patients on ongoing use of


Current Topical and Systemic Therapies for Itch

TA Leslie, MW Greaves, G Yosipovitch – Pharmacology of Itch, 2015

chronic kidney disease, cholestasis, myeloproliferative disorders and hyperthyroidism),

neuropathic (notalgia paresthetica, brachioradial pruritus and postherpetic neuralgia itch) and

psychogenic (obsessive-compulsive disorders, depression and fibromyalgia) (Yosipovitch and


Common Co-morbidities and Fibromyalgia

D Marcus, A Deodhar

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T Der-Ohanian

In later stages, Lyme disease can become chronic and trigger serious conditions such as

rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, AlzheimerÆs disease, chronic fatigue syndrome,

fibromyalgia, ParkinsonÆs disease, and a host of other illnesses.


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The Dual-Dialectical Conceptualization in Psychotherapy

S Navon – American Journal of Psychotherapy, 2015

The American Journal of Family Therapy, 33, 103-116. Navon, S. (2005b). Listening to

illness/non-illness motifs: A case of fibromyalgia. Families Systems & Health, 23, 358-361. Navon, S. (2014). The illness/non-illness model: Hypnotherapy for Physically Ill Patients.