Pain Management

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September 17, 2019

As per a randomised study published in the 'Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology', Local lidocaine spray (LS) has superiority concerning pain relief during the colposcopic biopsy procedure along with no adverse reactions.  Different techniques have been proposed to relieve the painful- colposcopic-guided cervical biopsy.

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September 4, 2019

According to a recent meta-analysis published in the journal Osteoporosis International, out of various management approaches, balloon kyphoplasty, percutaneous vertebroplasty, or non-surgical treatment, percutaneous vertebroplasty found to be the most effective procedure to improve functional status, quality of life, and pain among patients with osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures.

Non-surgical treatment (NST), balloon kyphoplasty (BK), and percutaneous vertebroplasty (PVP) are extensively employed to manage OVCFs, but the preferable approach is unknown.

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September 4, 2019

Ever since the origin of aviation, head pain related to flight has been recognised, but it occurred because of exceptional barotrauma or a respiratory infection. Instead, aeroplane travel (AH) occurs in normal flying conditions. Recently, two newly recognised conditions, i.e. mountain descent headache (MDH) and diving ascent headache (DAH), share a common pathogenetic mechanism with AH, i.e., the imbalance between intrasinusal and external air pressure as described in the 'Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain'.

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August 31, 2019

Recently, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a humanized interleukin-17A antagonist, Ixekizumab injection 80 mg/mL for the treatment of active spondylitis (AS), also well-known as radiographic axial spondyloarthritis (r-axSpA) in adults.

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July 30, 2019

Ultrasound is at least as useful as conventional X-ray images in the diagnosis of ankle sprain-related fractures, notwithstanding age or sex and could, in fact, be better, as mentioned in the 'European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery'. In traumatology, Ankle torque is the most commonly encountered injury mechanism. It mostly develops as an ankle sprain and often leads to an ankle fracture.

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