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Regional Anesthesia in the Patient Receiving Antithrombotic or Thrombolytic Therapy: American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine Evidence-Based Guidelines (Third Edition)
The actual incidence of neurologic dysfunction resulting from hemorrhagic complications associated with neuraxial blockade is unknown. Although the incidence cited in the literature is estimated toExpand
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Regional Anesthesia in the Anticoagulated Patient: Defining the Risks (The Second ASRA Consensus Conference on Neuraxial Anesthesia and Anticoagulation)
Neuraxial anesthesia and analgesia provide several advantages over systemic opioids, including superior analgesia, reduced blood loss and need for transfusion, decreased incidence of graft occlusion,Expand
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Perioperative Single Dose Systemic Dexamethasone for Postoperative Pain: A Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials
Background: Dexamethasone is frequently administered in the perioperative period to reduce postoperative nausea and vomiting. In contrast, the analgesic effects of dexamethasone are not well defined.Expand
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Piriformis Syndrome: Anatomic Considerations, a New Injection Technique, and a Review of the Literature
Background Piriformis syndrome can be caused by anatomic abnormalities. The treatments of piriformis syndrome include the injection of steroid into the piriformis muscle and near the area of theExpand
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Epidural steroid injections for low back pain and lumbosacral radiculopathy
&NA; Non‐surgical treatments of back pain may have prolonged and lasting benefit. Epidural steroid injections is one of the non‐operative managements of back pain. These injections are recommended inExpand
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Comparison of the Particle Sizes of Different Steroids and the Effect of Dilution: A Review of the Relative Neurotoxicities of the Steroids
Background:Central nervous system injuries after transforaminal epidural steroid injections have been ascribed to occlusion of the blood vessels supplying the spinal cord and brain by the particulateExpand
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New oral anticoagulants and regional anaesthesia.
The new oral anticoagulants are approved for a variety of clinical syndromes, including the prevention of stroke in atrial fibrillation, acute coronary syndromes, treatment of venous thromboembolismExpand
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Diagnostic criteria and treatment of discogenic pain: a systematic review of recent clinical literature.
BACKGROUND CONTEXT Pain innate to intervertebral disc, often referred to as discogenic pain, is suspected by some authors to be the major source of chronic low back and neck pain. Current managementExpand
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Practice Guidelines for Chronic Pain Management: An Updated Report by the American Society of Anesthesiologists Task Force on Chronic Pain Management and the American Society of Regional Anesthesia
P RACTICE Guidelines are systematically developed recommendations that assist the practitioner and patient in making decisions about health care. These recommendations may be adopted, modified, orExpand
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