E Eisenberg

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Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Post-surgical neuralgia
    Elon Eisenberg
    Pain Relief Unit, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa Pain Research Group, The Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, P O Box 9602, Haifa 31096, Israel
    Pain 111:3-7. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Pharmacotherapy options for complex regional pain syndrome
    Elon Eisenberg
    Rambam Medical Center and Israel Institute of Technology, Pain Relief Unit, Haifa Pain Research Group, Haifa, Israel
    Expert Rev Neurother 7:521-31. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Plasma endothelin-1 levels in patients with complex regional pain syndrome
    Elon Eisenberg
    Pain Relief Unit, Rambam Medical Center, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, POB 9602, Haifa 31096, Israel
    Eur J Pain 8:533-8. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Evidence for cortical hyperexcitability of the affected limb representation area in CRPS: a psychophysical and transcranial magnetic stimulation study
    Elon Eisenberg
    Pain Relief Uniti, Rambam Maimonides Medical Center, P O Box 9602, Haifa 31096, Israel
    Pain 113:99-105. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Your questions answered
    Elon Eisenberg
    Pain Relief Unit, Ramban Medical Centre, Israel
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 20:61-2. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Quantitative sensory testing for spinal cord stimulation in patients with chronic neuropathic pain
    Elon Eisenberg
    Pain Relief Unit, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa Pain Research Group, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Pain Pract 6:161-5. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of opioid agonists in the treatment of neuropathic pain of nonmalignant origin: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Elon Eisenberg
    Pain Relief Unit, Rambam Medical Center, and Haifa Pain Research Group, The Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    JAMA 293:3043-52. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint European pain and palliative care perspectives: new online resource for physicians and other health professionals
    Elon Eisenberg
    Pain Relief Unit, Ramban Medical Centre, Rapaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, 3196, Israel
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 20:29-30. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Lamotrigine for neuropathic pain
    Elon Eisenberg
    Pain Relief Unit, Rambam Medical Center, PO Box 31096, Haifa, Israel
    Expert Rev Neurother 5:729-35. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of early administration of the N-methyl-d-aspartate receptor antagonist amantadine on the development of postmastectomy pain syndrome: a prospective pilot study
    Elon Eisenberg
    Pain Relief Unit, Rambam Medical Center, Technion Israel Institute of Technology Haifa, Israel
    J Pain 8:223-9. 2007

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Publications54

  1. ncbi request reprint Post-surgical neuralgia
    Elon Eisenberg
    Pain Relief Unit, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa Pain Research Group, The Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, P O Box 9602, Haifa 31096, Israel
    Pain 111:3-7. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Pharmacotherapy options for complex regional pain syndrome
    Elon Eisenberg
    Rambam Medical Center and Israel Institute of Technology, Pain Relief Unit, Haifa Pain Research Group, Haifa, Israel
    Expert Rev Neurother 7:521-31. 2007
    ..The present review focuses primarily on the pharmacotherapy of complex regional pain syndrome and describes briefly the epidemiology, pathogenesis and clinical manifestations of the syndrome...
  3. ncbi request reprint Plasma endothelin-1 levels in patients with complex regional pain syndrome
    Elon Eisenberg
    Pain Relief Unit, Rambam Medical Center, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, POB 9602, Haifa 31096, Israel
    Eur J Pain 8:533-8. 2004
    ..We conclude that the plasma level of ET-1 cannot be regarded as a 'marker' for CRPS. Yet, the possibility that ET-1 is involved in the pathophysiology of CRPS has not been excluded and deserves further investigation...
  4. ncbi request reprint Evidence for cortical hyperexcitability of the affected limb representation area in CRPS: a psychophysical and transcranial magnetic stimulation study
    Elon Eisenberg
    Pain Relief Uniti, Rambam Maimonides Medical Center, P O Box 9602, Haifa 31096, Israel
    Pain 113:99-105. 2005
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  5. ncbi request reprint Your questions answered
    Elon Eisenberg
    Pain Relief Unit, Ramban Medical Centre, Israel
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 20:61-2. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Quantitative sensory testing for spinal cord stimulation in patients with chronic neuropathic pain
    Elon Eisenberg
    Pain Relief Unit, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa Pain Research Group, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Pain Pract 6:161-5. 2006
    ..Participants: Thirteen patients with radicular leg pain due to failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS) or leg pain due to complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) who were candidates for SCS...
  7. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of opioid agonists in the treatment of neuropathic pain of nonmalignant origin: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Elon Eisenberg
    Pain Relief Unit, Rambam Medical Center, and Haifa Pain Research Group, The Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    JAMA 293:3043-52. 2005
    ..The use of opioids for neuropathic pain remains controversial, in part because studies have been small, have yielded equivocal results, and have not established the long-term risk-benefit ratio of this treatment...
  8. ncbi request reprint European pain and palliative care perspectives: new online resource for physicians and other health professionals
    Elon Eisenberg
    Pain Relief Unit, Ramban Medical Centre, Rapaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, 3196, Israel
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 20:29-30. 2006
    ..The Opioids and Pain European Network of Minds (OPENMinds), formerly known as the European Expert Group for the Appropriate Use of Opioids in Pain Management is described...
  9. ncbi request reprint Lamotrigine for neuropathic pain
    Elon Eisenberg
    Pain Relief Unit, Rambam Medical Center, PO Box 31096, Haifa, Israel
    Expert Rev Neurother 5:729-35. 2005
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  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of early administration of the N-methyl-d-aspartate receptor antagonist amantadine on the development of postmastectomy pain syndrome: a prospective pilot study
    Elon Eisenberg
    Pain Relief Unit, Rambam Medical Center, Technion Israel Institute of Technology Haifa, Israel
    J Pain 8:223-9. 2007
    ..It is most commonly presented by painful hypoesthesia or anesthesia dolorosa in the axillary/inner arm area, which is moderate in intensity and likely to persist for at least 6 months...
  11. ncbi request reprint Antiepileptic drugs in the treatment of neuropathic pain
    Elon Eisenberg
    Pain Relief Unit, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Drugs 67:1265-89. 2007
    ..There is only limited scientific evidence to support the idea that drug combinations are likely to be more efficacious and safer than each drug alone; further studies are warranted in this area...
  12. ncbi request reprint European pain management discussion forum
    Elon Eisenberg
    Pain Relief Unit, Rambam Medical Center, Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, 31096, Israel
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 21:39-40. 2007
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  13. ncbi request reprint European pain management discussion forum
    Elon Eisenberg
    Elon Eisenberg, MD, is Director of the Pain Relief Unit, Ramban Medical Centre, and Associate Professor of Neurology, Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, 31096 Israel E mail
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 24:70-1. 2010
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  14. ncbi request reprint European pain management discussion forum
    Elon Eisenberg
    Pain Relief Unit, Ramban Medical Centre, Israel
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 22:235-8. 2008
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Lumbar spinal cord stimulation for cervical-originated central pain: a case report
    Elon Eisenberg
    Pain Relief Unit, Rambam Medical Center, The B Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, P O Box 9602, 31096 Haifa, Israel
    Pain 100:299-301. 2002
    ..This case presents a patient with neuropathic pain in a lower extremity, which appeared subsequent to the removal of a C1 meningioma and which was successfully treated by lower thoracic spinal cord stimulation...
  16. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and characteristics of pain induced by percutaneous liver biopsy
    E Eisenberg
    Pain Relief Unit, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Anesth Analg 96:1392-6, table of contents. 2003
    ..Mild anxiolytic treatment plus local anesthetic infiltration seem to produce insufficient analgesia, thus indicating that a more profound analgesic treatment is required for better control of this pain...
  17. ncbi request reprint European pain management discussion forum
    Elon Eisenberg
    Elon Eisenberg, MD, is Director of the Pain Relief Unit, Ramban Medical Centre, and Associate Professor of Neurology, Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 31096, Israel E mail
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 25:70-1. 2011
    ..The topics addressed in this issue pertain to fibromyalgia, adverse effects of opioids, and the identification and management of restless leg syndrome...
  18. ncbi request reprint Lamotrigine for intractable sciatica: correlation between dose, plasma concentration and analgesia
    Elon Eisenberg
    Pain Relief Unit, Rambam Medical Center, The B Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Eur J Pain 7:485-91. 2003
    ..Study results suggest lamotrigine is a potentially effective and safe compound for the treatment of painful lumbar radiculopathy, and that it is likely to act in a dose- and plasma concentration-dependent fashion...
  19. ncbi request reprint Can complex regional pain syndrome be painless?
    Elon Eisenberg
    Pain Relief Unit, Rambam Medical Center, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, P O Box 9602, 31096, Haifa, Israel
    Pain 106:263-7. 2003
    ..We suggest the term complex regional painless syndrome to describe this syndrome...
  20. ncbi request reprint Discussion forum
    Elon Eisenberg
    Pain Relief Unit, Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, 31096, Israel
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 21:71-2. 2007
    ..The topics addressed are the safety of propoxyphene, the risk of opioid dependence in nonmalignant pain, the role of ziconotide in pain management, and titration of sustained acting opioids...
  21. ncbi request reprint Consumption of opioids in a hospital setting--what can we learn from a 10 year follow-up?
    Elon Eisenberg
    Pain Relief Unit, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa Pain Research Group, Technion Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 6:19-23. 2004
    ..Despite the strong consensus favoring the use of opioids in many types of pain, limited data are available for gauging the trends in opioid usage in specific medical institutions, such as hospitals...
  22. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of mu-opioid agonists in the treatment of evoked neuropathic pain: Systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Elon Eisenberg
    Pain Relief Unit, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa Pain Research Group, The Technion Israel Institute of Technology, P O Box 9602, Haifa 31096, Israel
    Eur J Pain 10:667-76. 2006
    ..These findings are clinically relevant because dynamic mechanical allodynia and cold allodynia are the most prevalent types of evoked pain in NP...
  23. doi request reprint The analgesic effect of botulinum-toxin A on postwhiplash neck pain
    Clara Braker
    Pain Relief Unit, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Clin J Pain 24:5-10. 2008
    ..The effectiveness of botulinum neurotoxin type A (BTXA) injections in relieving the neck pain and reduced motion that evolve after whiplash injury (WI) has been controversial...
  24. ncbi request reprint Persistent back pain after multiple operations: case presentation from Israel with commentaries from austria and the Netherlands
    Edited By Elon Eisenberg
    Dr Simon Vulfsons and Mervyn Waldman are from the Institute for Pain Medicine, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 25:64-7. 2011
    ..In the commentaries the potential usefulness of adjunctive pharmacotherapy with opioids and tricyclic antidepressants is mentioned, as is the potential future need for more invasive procedures...
  25. ncbi request reprint Long-term peripheral nerve stimulation for painful nerve injuries
    Elon Eisenberg
    Pain Relief Unit, Rambam Medical Center, Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa Pain Research Group, Israel
    Clin J Pain 20:143-6. 2004
    ..The aim of the present retrospective study was to carefully assess the long-term efficacy and safety of PNS in the treatment of painful nerve injuries...
  26. doi request reprint Predicting the analgesic effect to oxycodone by 'static' and 'dynamic' quantitative sensory testing in healthy subjects
    Elon Eisenberg
    The Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
    Pain 151:104-9. 2010
    ..11, p=0.005, R(2)=0.17). These results suggest that both static and dynamic QST have the potential to be useful in the prediction of the response to opioid treatment...
  27. pmc Oral opioid administration and hyperalgesia in patients with cancer or chronic nonmalignant pain
    Igor Reznikov
    Pain Relief Unit, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 60:311-8. 2005
    ..The aim of the present study was to explore the possibility that oral opioid treated patients with cancer-related or chronic nonmalignant pain differ in their pain sensitivity from patients treated with non-opioid analgesics...
  28. ncbi request reprint Skeletonized versus pedicled internal mammary artery: impact of surgical technique on post CABG surgery pain
    Yaron Bar-El
    The B Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 27:1065-9. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of two harvesting techniques of the internal mammary artery (IMA)-skeletonization (S-LIMA) and pedicle (P-LIMA) on the occurrence and incidence of PCP...
  29. ncbi request reprint Personality traits and sensitivity to pain in male chronic opioid addicts
    Elon Eisenberg
    Pain Relief Unit, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    J Opioid Manag 3:225-30. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine the relations between personality traits and pain perception among in-treatment OAs in comparison with controls...
  30. ncbi request reprint European pain management discussion forum
    Elon Eisenberg
    Pain Relief Unit, Ramban Medical Centre, Israel e
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 22:170-1. 2008
    ..The topics addressed are tolerance to opioid side effects, use of botulinum toxin A in pain management, and the use of ketamine in pain management...
  31. pmc Can coadministration of oxycodone and morphine produce analgesic synergy in humans? An experimental cold pain study
    Michael Grach
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Carmel Hospital, Haifa, Israel
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 58:235-42. 2004
    ..The present study was aimed to investigate the possibility that coadministration of morphine and oxycodone can produce a similar synergistic effect in humans exposed to an experimental model of cold pressor test (CPT)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and characteristics of post coronary artery bypass graft surgery pain (PCP)
    E Eisenberg
    Pain Relief Unit, Rambam Medical Center, The Technion Israel Institute of Technology, P O Box 9602, 31096, Haifa, Israel
    Pain 92:11-7. 2001
    ..The risk of developing PCP and its potential consequences should therefore be discussed with every patient prior to CABG surgery. These results will need to be confirmed in larger, multi-center studies...
  33. doi request reprint Oral opioid use alters DNIC but not cold pain perception in patients with chronic pain - new perspective of opioid-induced hyperalgesia
    Kerstin Carlin Ram
    Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences, University of Haifa, Mount Carmel, Haifa, Israel
    Pain 139:431-8. 2008
    ..The use of 'advanced' psychophysics tests such as evaluation of DNIC can help understanding the phenomenon of OIH...
  34. ncbi request reprint Can personality traits and gender predict the response to morphine? An experimental cold pain study
    Dorit Pud
    Pain Relief Unit, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Eur J Pain 10:103-12. 2006
    ..It suggests that high HA personality trait is associated with better responsiveness to morphine treatment, and that females respond better than men to both morphine and placebo...
  35. doi request reprint Factors affecting - and relationships between-different modes of endogenous pain modulation in healthy volunteers
    Roi Treister
    The Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Eur J Pain 14:608-14. 2010
    ..High initial pain intensities predict 'effective' DNIC and habituation, whereas intensity of the conditioning stimulus determines the magnitude of DNIC in men only...
  36. ncbi request reprint Early administration of oral morphine to orthopedic patients after surgery
    Ruth Zaslansky
    Unit for Quality Improvement, Rambam Medical Center, Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa
    J Opioid Manag 2:88-92. 2006
    ..Naloxone was not administered to any of the patients. Oral morphine given in the early postoperative time to patients after a variety of orthopedic surgeries was effective and safe...
  37. ncbi request reprint Effects of cold stimulation on secondary hyperalgesia (HA) induced by capsaicin in healthy volunteers
    Dorit Pud
    Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, University of Haifa, 31905, Haifa, Israel
    Exp Brain Res 170:22-9. 2006
    ..05). It is concluded that there is no HA to cold stimuli within the area of mechanical 2 degrees HA. However, cooling acts as a conditioning stimulus and expands the area of capsaicin-induced punctuate HA...
  38. ncbi request reprint Can quantitative sensory testing predict the outcome of epidural steroid injections in sciatica? A preliminary study
    Elad Schiff
    Department of Internal Medicine B, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Anesth Analg 97:828-32. 2003
    ..g., ESI versus surgery) for patients with sciatica and may assist in identifying the mechanisms of pain generation in these patients...
  39. doi request reprint Associations between polymorphisms in dopamine neurotransmitter pathway genes and pain response in healthy humans
    Roi Treister
    The Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Pain 147:187-93. 2009
    ..These results, together with the known function of the investigated candidate gene polymorphisms, suggest that low dopaminergic activity can be associated with high pain sensitivity and vice versa...
  40. ncbi request reprint The tridimensional personality theory and pain: harm avoidance and reward dependence traits correlate with pain perception in healthy volunteers
    Dorit Pud
    Pain Relief Unit, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Eur J Pain 8:31-8. 2004
    ..As such, a high HA are likely to predict a heightened pain response. RD may modify this pattern. The possible relevant behavioral and neuro-chemical mechanisms are discussed...
  41. ncbi request reprint Vasomotor response to cold stimulation in human capsaicin-induced hyperalgesic area
    Dorit Pud
    Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, University of Haifa, Haifa, 31905, Israel
    Exp Brain Res 164:334-40. 2005
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Prediction of chronic post-operative pain: pre-operative DNIC testing identifies patients at risk
    David Yarnitsky
    Department of Neurology, Rambam Health Care Campus, and Laboratory of Clinical Neurophysiology, Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Israel
    Pain 138:22-8. 2008
    ..Applying this diagnostic approach before procedures that might generate pain may allow individually tailored pain prevention and management, which may substantially reduce suffering...
  43. ncbi request reprint Effect of salicis cortex extract on human platelet aggregation
    N Krivoy
    Clinical Pharmacology Unit, Rambam Medical Center and B Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
    Planta Med 67:209-12. 2001
    ..Further investigation needs to clarify if this finding is of clinical relevance in patients with impaired thrombocyte function...
  44. ncbi request reprint Lamotrigine reduces painful diabetic neuropathy: a randomized, controlled study
    E Eisenberg
    Pain Relief Unit, Rambam Medical Center, The Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Neurology 57:505-9. 2001
    ..To study the efficacy of lamotrigine in relieving the pain associated with diabetic neuropathy...
  45. doi request reprint Serum and salivary oxidative analysis in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
    Elon Eisenberg
    Pain Relief Unit, Rambam Medical Center, Bat Galim, Haifa, Israel
    Pain 138:226-32. 2008
    ..The accumulated data show that free radicals are involved in the pathophysiology of CRPS-I, which is reflected both in serum and salivary analyses. These data could be used for both diagnostic and therapeutic purposes in CRPS-I patients...
  46. ncbi request reprint Spinal cord stimulation versus conventional medical management for neuropathic pain: a multicentre randomised controlled trial in patients with failed back surgery syndrome
    Krishna Kumar
    Department of Neurosurgery, Regina General Hospital, 1440 14th Avenue, Regina, Sask, Canada
    Pain 132:179-88. 2007
    ..In selected patients with FBSS, SCS provides better pain relief and improves health-related quality of life and functional capacity compared with CMM alone...
  47. ncbi request reprint Managing pain in chronic pancreatitis:therapeutic value of opioid treatment
    Elon Eisenberg
    Department of Medical Gastroenterology, Medicinehuset, Aalborg, Hospital, Hobrovej 18 22, 9000 Aalborg, Denmark
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 21:63-5. 2007
    ..Limitations in the published studies on this topic are delineated as are difficulties in extrapolating form animal studies to clinical care...
  48. ncbi request reprint Prescribing policies of opioids for chronic pain
    Eckhard Beubler
    The Institute for Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, The Graz University of Medicine, Universitatsplatz 4, A 8010 Graz, Austria
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 21:53-5. 2007
    ..This article compares prescribing policies for opioids in three European countries, Austria, Israel and Portugal...
  49. doi request reprint Quality of life, resource consumption and costs of spinal cord stimulation versus conventional medical management in neuropathic pain patients with failed back surgery syndrome (PROCESS trial)
    Andrea Manca
    Centre for Health Economics, Alcuin A Block, University of York, York YO10 5DD, United Kingdom
    Eur J Pain 12:1047-58. 2008
    ..Chronic back and leg pain conditions result in patients' loss of function, reduced quality of life and increased costs to the society...
  50. ncbi request reprint Opioids and abnormal pain perception: New evidence from a study of chronic opioid addicts and healthy subjects
    Dorit Pud
    Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, University of Haifa, Israel Haifa Pain Research Group, Israel
    Drug Alcohol Depend 82:218-23. 2006
    ..In addition, it appears that detoxification from opioids does not reset pain perception for at least 1 month...
  51. ncbi request reprint Pathologic alterations of cutaneous innervation and vasculature in affected limbs from patients with complex regional pain syndrome
    Phillip J Albrecht
    Center for Neuropharmacology and Neuroscience, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY, USA
    Pain 120:244-66. 2006
    ..The results are evidence of widespread cutaneous neuropathologic changes. Importantly, in these CRPS type I patients, the myriad of clinical symptoms observed had detectable neuropathologic correlates...
  52. ncbi request reprint Response to editorial on Albrecht et al. (2006)
    Phillip J Albrecht
    Pain 123:217. 2006
  53. ncbi request reprint Oxycodone: a review of its use in the management of pain
    Julia Riley
    Department of Palliative Care, The Royal Marsden NHS Trust, London, UK
    Curr Med Res Opin 24:175-92. 2008
    ..The efficacy of oxycodone in managing neuropathic and somatic pain, both of malignant and non-malignant origin, has been established in a wide range of settings...