Pain Management

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July 10, 2019

Magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) and provocative discography (PD) support improved surgical outcomes for patients with chronic low back pain (CLBP), explained a study published in the 'European Spine Journal'.

This observational diagnostic development and accuracy study was performed to refine the clinical MRS to optimize performance and then determine whether MRS-derived biomarkers reliably recognises the painful discs, quantify degeneration severity, and forecast surgical outcomes for the CLBP patients.

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July 10, 2019

As per the study results published in the European Journal of Applied Physiology, the presence of "Camel's Back curve" during isokinetic knee test will allow the clinicians to redevelop physical preparation, knee rehabilitation and training to enhance the performance of the professional basketball players.

The jumper's knee is indicated by anterior knee pain during tendon palpation.

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July 10, 2019

According to a prospective observational study published in 'International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy', no significant difference in postoperative pain control between patients receiving liposomal bupivacaine and bupivacaine after the robotic-assisted surgery was reported. Although the preference of minimally invasive thoracic surgeries has increased over thoracotomies, significant postoperative pain is still experienced by the patients.

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July 8, 2019

Lidocaine-prilocaine cream is the most effective medication used for IUD insertion-related pain, as reviewed in a study published in the journal 'Fertility and Sterility'.

The intrauterine devices (IUDs) are highly effective long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARC) either used in the form of levonorgestrel (LNG) or copper-bearing devices. Ahmed Samy et al. reviewed the evidence on the most effective medications for the IUD insertion-related pain relief.

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July 8, 2019

As per a study published in 'Journal of Vascular Surgery', Sevoflurane applied topically to painful wounds lead to a rapid, robust, and long-lasting analgesic effect, allowing for a high degree of wound debridement. There are limited topical analgesic options available for wound debridement.

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