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Research and Publications

Blue Ridge Pain Management Makes Research a Priority

Blue Ridge Pain Management seeks to provide cutting edge pain therapies for our patients throughout SW Virginia. We have partnered with regional, national and international organizations. Below is a sample of our research publications.

Chapter 14 Pain in the Battlefield Injured. In: Handbook of Pain and Palliative Care/ edited by Rhonda J Moore. Springer publishing 2012, 195-213.

A Report of 3 Soldiers Returned to Full Duty after Lumbar Radiofrequency Facet Denervation in a Theater of War. Pain Med. 2011. Jan 11.

Serum ropivacaine concentrations and systemic local anesthetic toxicity in trauma patients receiving long-term continuous peripheral nerve block catheters. Anesth Analg. 2010 Feb 1;110(2):630-4. Epub 2009 Dec 2.

Deployment to war zones in patients treated with neuromodulation. Anesth Analg. 2009 Jul;109(1):245-8.

Chapter 28 Interventional therapies. In: Evidence-based chronic pain management / edited by Catherine F. Stannard, Eija Kalso, Jane Ballantyne. Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2010, 369-400.

Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, dose-response, and preclinical safety study of transforaminal epidural etanercept for the treatment of sciatica. Anesthesiology. 2009; 110: 1-11.

Intrathecal Analgesia. In: Current Therapy in Pain/edited by Smith. Philadelphia: Saunders, 2008.

A randomized, placebo-controlled study evaluating lumbosacral primary dorsal rami and lateral branch radiofrequency denervation for saroiliac joint pain. Anesthesiology. 2008; 109: 279-88.

Factors predicting success and failure for cervical facet radiofrequency denervation: a multi-center analysis. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2007; 32: 495-503.

Intrathecal Analgesia. Medical Clinics of North America March 2007; 91(2): 251-270.