Steven P Cohen

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Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Intrathecal analgesia
    Steven P Cohen
    Pain Management Division, Department of Anesthesiology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 550 North Broadway, Suite 301, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Anesthesiol Clin 25:863-82, viii. 2007
  2. doi Greater trochanteric pain syndrome: a review of anatomy, diagnosis and treatment
    Bryan S Williams
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Division of Pain Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612 3833, USA
    Anesth Analg 108:1662-70. 2009
  3. ncbi Epidural adhesiolysis: an evidence-based review
    D E Jamison
    Department of Anesthesiology Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Bethesda, MD, USA2 Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA3 Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Depts of Anesthesiology and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Neurosurg Sci 58:65-76. 2014
  4. pmc Postamputation pain: epidemiology, mechanisms, and treatment
    Eugene Hsu
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Pain Res 6:121-36. 2013
  5. doi Epidural steroids: a comprehensive, evidence-based review
    Steven P Cohen
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 38:175-200. 2013
  6. doi Establishing an optimal "cutoff" threshold for diagnostic lumbar facet blocks: a prospective correlational study
    Steven Paul Cohen
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Clin J Pain 29:382-91. 2013
  7. doi Does pain score in response to a standardized subcutaneous local anesthetic injection predict epidural steroid injection outcomes in patients with lumbosacral radiculopathy? A prospective correlational study
    Steven P Cohen
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Pain Med 14:327-35. 2013
  8. doi Facet joint pain--advances in patient selection and treatment
    Steven P Cohen
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 550 North Broadway, Suite 301, Baltimore, MD 21029, USA
    Nat Rev Rheumatol 9:101-16. 2013
  9. doi A multicenter, randomized, controlled study evaluating preventive etanercept on postoperative pain after inguinal hernia repair
    Steven P Cohen
    Department of Anesthesiology, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, 550 North Broadway, Suite 301, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Anesth Analg 116:455-62. 2013
  10. doi Sacroiliac joint pain: a comprehensive review of epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment
    Steven P Cohen
    Pain Medicine Division, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Expert Rev Neurother 13:99-116. 2013

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  1. ncbi Intrathecal analgesia
    Steven P Cohen
    Pain Management Division, Department of Anesthesiology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 550 North Broadway, Suite 301, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Anesthesiol Clin 25:863-82, viii. 2007
    ..This article provides an evidence-based review of the indications, efficacy, and complications of IT drug therapy for the most commonly administered spinal analgesics...
  2. doi Greater trochanteric pain syndrome: a review of anatomy, diagnosis and treatment
    Bryan S Williams
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Division of Pain Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612 3833, USA
    Anesth Analg 108:1662-70. 2009
    ..More invasive surgical interventions have anecdotally been reported to provide pain relief when conservative treatment modalities fail...
  3. ncbi Epidural adhesiolysis: an evidence-based review
    D E Jamison
    Department of Anesthesiology Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Bethesda, MD, USA2 Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA3 Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Depts of Anesthesiology and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Neurosurg Sci 58:65-76. 2014
    ..Although LOA is widely considered a safe intervention, the complication rates are higher than for conventional epidural steroid injection. ..
  4. pmc Postamputation pain: epidemiology, mechanisms, and treatment
    Eugene Hsu
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Pain Res 6:121-36. 2013
    ..Further investigation into the mechanisms responsible for and the factors associated with the development of PAP is needed to provide an evidence-based foundation to guide current and future treatment approaches...
  5. doi Epidural steroids: a comprehensive, evidence-based review
    Steven P Cohen
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 38:175-200. 2013
    ....
  6. doi Establishing an optimal "cutoff" threshold for diagnostic lumbar facet blocks: a prospective correlational study
    Steven Paul Cohen
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Clin J Pain 29:382-91. 2013
    ..Great controversy exists regarding the ideal cutoff for designating a block as positive. The purpose of this study is to determine the optimal pain relief threshold for selecting patients for RF denervation after diagnostic MBB...
  7. doi Does pain score in response to a standardized subcutaneous local anesthetic injection predict epidural steroid injection outcomes in patients with lumbosacral radiculopathy? A prospective correlational study
    Steven P Cohen
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Pain Med 14:327-35. 2013
    ..Despite numerous studies, controversy continues to surround their effectiveness. The purpose of this study is to determine whether a standard, clinical local anesthetic injection can predict outcomes for ESI...
  8. doi Facet joint pain--advances in patient selection and treatment
    Steven P Cohen
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 550 North Broadway, Suite 301, Baltimore, MD 21029, USA
    Nat Rev Rheumatol 9:101-16. 2013
    ..Increasing this success rate might involve enhancing diagnostic specificity and phenotyping, as well as techniques that increase the likelihood of successful nerve ablation, such as maximizing lesion size...
  9. doi A multicenter, randomized, controlled study evaluating preventive etanercept on postoperative pain after inguinal hernia repair
    Steven P Cohen
    Department of Anesthesiology, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, 550 North Broadway, Suite 301, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Anesth Analg 116:455-62. 2013
    ..In this study, we sought to determine whether preventive etanercept can decrease the magnitude of postoperative pain and reduce the incidence of CPSP...
  10. doi Sacroiliac joint pain: a comprehensive review of epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment
    Steven P Cohen
    Pain Medicine Division, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Expert Rev Neurother 13:99-116. 2013
    ..This review covers all aspects of SIJ pain, with the treatment section being primarily focused on procedural interventions...
  11. doi Spine-area pain in military personnel: a review of epidemiology, etiology, diagnosis, and treatment
    Steven P Cohen
    Pain Management Division, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Spine J 12:833-42. 2012
    ..Nonbattle illnesses and injuries are the major causes of unit attrition in modern warfare. Spine-area pain is a common disabling injury in service members associated with a very low return-to-duty (RTD) rate...
  12. doi Epidural steroids, etanercept, or saline in subacute sciatica: a multicenter, randomized trial
    Steven P Cohen
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Ann Intern Med 156:551-9. 2012
    ..Perineural inhibitors of tumor necrosis factor have recently generated intense interest as an alternative to epidural steroid injections for lumbosacral radiculopathy...
  13. doi Headaches during war: analysis of presentation, treatment, and factors associated with outcome
    Steven P Cohen
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21029, USA
    Cephalalgia 32:94-108. 2012
    ..Headache is often associated with physical trauma and psychological stress. The aim of this study is to evaluate the impact of headache on personnel deployed in war zones and to identify factors associated with return to duty (RTD)...
  14. pmc Comparison of fluoroscopically guided and blind corticosteroid injections for greater trochanteric pain syndrome: multicentre randomised controlled trial
    Steven P Cohen
    Department of Anesthesiology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMJ 338:b1088. 2009
    ..To determine whether fluoroscopic guidance improves outcomes of injections for greater trochanteric pain syndrome...
  15. doi An intravenous ketamine test as a predictive response tool in opioid-exposed patients with persistent pain
    Steven P Cohen
    Pain Management Division, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 37:698-708. 2009
    ..Based on these results, we conclude that an i.v. ketamine test may be a valuable tool in predicting subsequent response to DX treatment in opioid-exposed patients. with persistent pain...
  16. doi Inadvertent disk injection during transforaminal epidural steroid injection: steps for prevention and management
    Steven P Cohen
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Pain Management Division, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Pain Med 9:688-94. 2008
    ..To report two cases of disk injection during transforaminal epidural steroid injection, and to discuss ways to prevent and manage this under-appreciated complication...
  17. pmc Randomized placebo-controlled study evaluating lateral branch radiofrequency denervation for sacroiliac joint pain
    Steven P Cohen
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21029, USA
    Anesthesiology 109:279-88. 2008
    ..Sacroiliac joint pain is a challenging condition accounting for approximately 20% of cases of chronic low back pain. Currently, there are no effective long-term treatment options for sacroiliac joint pain...
  18. doi The effect of opioid dose and treatment duration on the perception of a painful standardized clinical stimulus
    Steven P Cohen
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21029, USA
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 33:199-206. 2008
    ..g., surgery. The primary objective of this study is to delineate the effect of opioid dose and treatment duration on pain intensity and unpleasantness ratings following a standardized clinical pain stimulus...
  19. ncbi Intravenous infusion tests have limited utility for selecting long-term drug therapy in patients with chronic pain: a systematic review
    Steven P Cohen
    Pain Management Division, Department of Anesthesiology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21029, USA
    Anesthesiology 111:416-31. 2009
    ..Whereas intravenous opioid infusions are the most conceptually appealing test, their greatest utility may be in predicting poor responders to sustained-release formulations...
  20. ncbi The ability of diagnostic spinal injections to predict surgical outcomes
    Steven P Cohen
    Pain Management Division, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Anesth Analg 105:1756-75, table of contents. 2007
    ..Because there are no standardized guidelines or substantive reviews on this topic, their use has remained inconsistent...
  21. ncbi Factors predicting success and failure for cervical facet radiofrequency denervation: a multi-center analysis
    Steven P Cohen
    Pain Management Division, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 32:495-503. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine which demographic, clinical and treatment factors are associated with cervical facet radiofrequency denervation outcomes...
  22. pmc Diagnoses and factors associated with medical evacuation and return to duty among nonmilitary personnel participating in military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan
    Steven P Cohen
    Department of Anesthesiology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    CMAJ 183:E289-95. 2011
    ..We examined the differences in types of injury and rates of returning to duty among nonmilitary and military personnel participating in military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan...
  23. ncbi Lumbar zygapophysial (facet) joint radiofrequency denervation success as a function of pain relief during diagnostic medial branch blocks: a multicenter analysis
    Steven P Cohen
    Pain Management Division, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 550 North Broadway, Suite 301, Baltimore, MD 21029, USA
    Spine J 8:498-504. 2008
    ....
  24. doi Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, dose-response, and preclinical safety study of transforaminal epidural etanercept for the treatment of sciatica
    Steven P Cohen
    Department of Anesthesiology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21029, USA
    Anesthesiology 110:1116-26. 2009
    ..One variable that may have contributed to poor outcomes is low drug levels at the site of nerve inflammation. To date, no studies have evaluated the efficacy or safety of epidurally administered anti-tumor necrosis factor agents...
  25. doi Outcome predictors for sacroiliac joint (lateral branch) radiofrequency denervation
    Steven P Cohen
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 34:206-14. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether any demographic or clinical variables can be used to predict SI joint RF denervation outcome...
  26. doi Back pain during war: an analysis of factors affecting outcome
    Steven P Cohen
    Department of Anesthesiology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 550 N Broadway, Ste 301, Baltimore, MD 21029 USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1916-23. 2009
    ....
  27. doi Effect of MRI on treatment results or decision making in patients with lumbosacral radiculopathy referred for epidural steroid injections: a multicenter, randomized controlled trial
    Steven P Cohen
    Department of Anesthesiology, Johns Hopkins Schoolof Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Arch Intern Med 172:134-42. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) improves outcomes or affects decision making in patients with lumbosacral radiculopathy referred for ESI...
  28. doi Does sensory stimulation threshold affect lumbar facet radiofrequency denervation outcomes? A prospective clinical correlational study
    Steven P Cohen
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 550 North Broadway, Suite 301, Baltimore, MD 21029, USA
    Anesth Analg 113:1233-41. 2011
    ..Although sensory stimulation is generally used as a surrogate measure to denote sufficient proximity of the electrode to the nerve, no study has examined whether stimulation threshold influences outcome...
  29. doi Ketamine in pain management
    Steven P Cohen
    Pain Management Division, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21029, USA
    Adv Psychosom Med 30:139-61. 2011
    ....
  30. ncbi The contribution of sympathetic mechanisms to postamputation phantom and residual limb pain: a pilot study
    Steven P Cohen
    Pain Management Division, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 550 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21029, USA
    J Pain 12:859-67. 2011
    ..0 and 3.3 to 4.0 and 2.5 1-hour postblock, respectively, on the placebo side. On the treatment side, mean PLP and RLP scores decreased from 7.5 and 6.5, respectively, to 0...
  31. doi Noncardiac chest pain during war
    Steven P Cohen
    Department of Anesthesiology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 550 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21029, USA
    Clin J Pain 27:19-26. 2011
    ..The objectives of this study are to determine disease burden and diagnostic breakdown of NCCP, and to identify factors associated with return-to-duty (RTD)...
  32. ncbi Multicenter, randomized, comparative cost-effectiveness study comparing 0, 1, and 2 diagnostic medial branch (facet joint nerve) block treatment paradigms before lumbar facet radiofrequency denervation
    Steven P Cohen
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Anesthesiology 113:395-405. 2010
    ..Facet interventions are the second most frequently performed procedures in pain clinics across the United States. Currently, there are no uniformly accepted criteria regarding how best to select patients for radiofrequency denervation...
  33. doi Neck pain during combat operations: an epidemiological study analyzing clinical and prognostic factors
    Steven P Cohen
    Department of Anesthesiology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21029, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:758-63. 2010
    ..STUDY DESIGN. Prospective observational study among soldiers medically evacuated out of theaters of combat operations for neck pain, with retrospective analysis of variables associated with return-to-duty...
  34. doi Incidence and root cause analysis of wrong-site pain management procedures: a multicenter study
    Steven P Cohen
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Blaustein Pain Treatment Center, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Anesthesiology 112:711-8. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate the relative incidence and determine the causes of wrong-site pain management procedures...
  35. doi Diagnoses and factors associated with medical evacuation and return to duty for service members participating in Operation Iraqi Freedom or Operation Enduring Freedom: a prospective cohort study
    Steven P Cohen
    Pain Management Division, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Lancet 375:301-9. 2010
    ..We aimed to identify the diagnoses that result in most medical evacuations, and ascertain which demographic and clinical variables were associated with return to duty...
  36. doi Randomized study assessing the accuracy of cervical facet joint nerve (medial branch) blocks using different injectate volumes
    Steven P Cohen
    Department of Anesthesiology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21029, USA
    Anesthesiology 112:144-52. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the accuracy of medial branch blocks by using different injectate volumes...
  37. ncbi The efficacy of repeat intradiscal electrothermal therapy
    Steven P Cohen
    Pain Management Division, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Anesth Analg 105:495-8. 2007
    ..Prospective studies are needed to identify the best candidates for repeat intradiscal electrothermal therapy...
  38. ncbi A double-blind, placebo-controlled, dose-response pilot study evaluating intradiscal etanercept in patients with chronic discogenic low back pain or lumbosacral radiculopathy
    Steven P Cohen
    Pain Management Division, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Anesthesiology 107:99-105. 2007
    ..To determine whether outcomes might be improved by a more direct route of administration, the authors evaluated escalating doses of intradiscal etanercept in 36 patients with chronic lumbosacral radiculopathy or discogenic low back pain...
  39. ncbi Presentation, diagnoses, mechanisms of injury, and treatment of soldiers injured in Operation Iraqi Freedom: an epidemiological study conducted at two military pain management centers
    Steven P Cohen
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, 550 North Broadway, Suite 301, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Anesth Analg 101:1098-103, table of contents. 2005
    ..To improve the return-to-duty rate, better preventive measures and more aggressive treatment conducted in forward-deployed medical units are recommended...
  40. ncbi Sacroiliac joint pain: a comprehensive review of anatomy, diagnosis, and treatment
    Steven P Cohen
    Johns Hopkins Hospital Pain Management Center 550 North Broadway, Suite 301 Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Anesth Analg 101:1440-53. 2005
    ..In the present review I provide a comprehensive review of the anatomy, function, and mechanisms of injury of the SI joint, along with a systematic assessment of its diagnosis and treatment...
  41. ncbi Pronounced unexplained preoperative tachycardia heralding serious cardiac events: a series of three cases
    Steven P Cohen
    Department of Anesthesiology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Can J Anaesth 52:858-63. 2005
    ..The main objective of this case series is to stimulate research and discussion on this topic, so that guidelines can be developed to aid in management...
  42. ncbi Lumbar discography: a comprehensive review of outcome studies, diagnostic accuracy, and principles
    Steven P Cohen
    Pain Management Center, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 30:163-83. 2005
    ..The purpose of this review is to provide a clinical overview of lumbar discography and discogenic back pain, with special emphasis on determining the accuracy of discography and whether or not the procedure improves outcomes for surgery...
  43. ncbi The intravenous ketamine test predicts subsequent response to an oral dextromethorphan treatment regimen in fibromyalgia patients
    Steven P Cohen
    Pain Management Division, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Pain 7:391-8. 2006
    ..An association was also found between the development of side effects to the two treatments...
  44. ncbi Pulsed radiofrequency of the dorsal root ganglia is superior to pharmacotherapy or pulsed radiofrequency of the intercostal nerves in the treatment of chronic postsurgical thoracic pain
    Steven P Cohen
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Pain Management Division, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Pain Physician 9:227-35. 2006
    ..To date, there are no studies comparing pulsed RF to more conventional therapeutic modalities for any pain condition...
  45. ncbi Clinical predictors of success and failure for lumbar facet radiofrequency denervation
    Steven P Cohen
    Pain Management Division, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21029, USA
    Clin J Pain 23:45-52. 2007
    ..To determine the clinical factors associated with the success and failure of radiofrequency denervation of the lumbar facet joints...
  46. ncbi Intrathecal analgesia
    Steven P Cohen
    Pain Management Division, Department of Anesthesiology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 550 North Broadway, Suite 301, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Clin North Am 91:251-70. 2007
    ..This article provides an evidence-based review of the indications, efficacy, and complications of IT drug therapy for the most commonly administered spinal analgesics...
  47. ncbi Pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment of lumbar zygapophysial (facet) joint pain
    Steven P Cohen
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Anesthesiology 106:591-614. 2007
    ..In this article, the authors provide a comprehensive review of the anatomy, biomechanics, and function of the lumbar zygapophysial joints, along with a systematic analysis of the diagnosis and treatment of facet joint pain...
  48. ncbi Two unusual cases of postamputation pain from Operation Iraqi Freedom
    Steven P Cohen
    Pain Management Center, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Trauma 62:759-61. 2007
  49. ncbi The intravenous ketamine test: a predictive response tool for oral dextromethorphan treatment in neuropathic pain
    Steven P Cohen
    Pain Management Center, 550 North Broadway, Suite 301, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Anesth Analg 99:1753-9, table of contents. 2004
    ..More research is needed to determine the ideal candidates for such a test, and the optimal dose and cutoff value for the response to ketamine...
  50. ncbi Nucleoplasty with or without intradiscal electrothermal therapy (IDET) as a treatment for lumbar herniated disc
    Steven P Cohen
    Pain Management Center, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 18:S119-24. 2005
    ..This study was undertaken to determine the treatment outcomes of 16 consecutive patients with lumbar radicular pain secondary to a herniated disc who underwent nucleoplasty as their primary therapy...
  51. ncbi Intradiscal electrothermal therapy (IDET) for chronic low back pain in active-duty soldiers: 2-year follow-up
    Brett A Freedman
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Spine J 3:502-9. 2003
    ..Intradiscal electrothermal therapy (IDET) is a new treatment option for chronic discogenic low back pain that is minimally invasive and has demonstrated success rates equal to or better than those for spinal fusion at short-term follow-up...
  52. doi Perineural injection of etanercept as a treatment for postamputation pain
    Erik Dahl
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Clin J Pain 24:172-5. 2008
    ..Despite evidence that local administration of this drug class may be more efficacious than systemic administration, there are no clinical studies to support or refute this assertion...
  53. ncbi A multi-center analysis evaluating factors associated with spinal cord stimulation outcome in chronic pain patients
    Kayode A Williams
    Pain Medicine Division, Department of Anesthesiology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Pain Med 12:1142-53. 2011
    ..These disparate findings argue strongly for the refinement of selection criteria. The purpose of this study is to identify correlates of outcome for SCS...
  54. ncbi The causes of false-positive medial branch (facet joint) blocks in soldiers and retirees
    Steven P Cohen
    Department of Anesthesiology, Pain Management Center, Surgery, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Mil Med 169:781-6. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the factors associated with false-positive medial branch blocks (MBB), the nerve blocks used to diagnose facet arthropathy, in soldiers and retirees...
  55. ncbi Sedation with ketamine during intradiscal electrothermal therapy
    Steven P Cohen
    Pain Management Centers, Department of Anesthesiology, and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:1590-2. 2004
    ..A technical report...
  56. doi Occipital nerve pulsed radiofrequency treatment: a multi-center study evaluating predictors of outcome
    Julie H Y Huang
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21029, USA
    Pain Med 13:489-97. 2012
    ....
  57. ncbi Risk factors for failure and complications of intradiscal electrothermal therapy: a pilot study
    Steven P Cohen
    Pain Management Center, Department of Anesthesia, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:1142-7. 2003
    ..A bi-institutional, retrospective clinical data analysis...
  58. ncbi The analgesic effects of perioperative gabapentin on postoperative pain: a meta-analysis
    Robert W Hurley
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 31:237-47. 2006
    ..Gabapentin is an anticonvulsant that has been shown to be effective in the treatment of neuropathic and inflammatory pain in animal and human studies. The analgesic effect of its perioperative use has not been fully elucidated...
  59. ncbi Epidural injections for spinal pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis evaluating the "control" injections in randomized controlled trials
    Mark C Bicket
    Resident, Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland Associate Professor and Medical Director, University Pain Institute, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and Professor, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland
    Anesthesiology 119:907-31. 2013
    ..This study of epidural steroid "control" injections aimed to determine whether epidural nonsteroid injections constitute a treatment or true placebo in comparison with nonepidural injections for back and neck pain treatment...
  60. doi Assessment of celiac plexus block and neurolysis outcomes and technique in the management of refractory visceral cancer pain
    Michael A Erdek
    School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Pain Med 11:92-100. 2010
    ..To assess demographic and clinical factors associated with celiac plexus neurolysis outcomes...
  61. ncbi Venous malformations associated with central pain: report of a case
    Steven P Cohen
    Department of Anesthesiology, Pain Management Center, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Anesth Analg 95:1358-60, table of contents. 2002
    ..We report the first known association between venous malformations and CP and briefly describe why the use of dextromethorphan in this disorder requires further evaluation...
  62. ncbi Spinal cord stimulation: "neural switch" in complex regional pain syndrome type I
    Kayode A Williams
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 550North Broadway Suite 309A, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Pain Med 10:762-6. 2009
    ..Although multiple modalities exist to treat CRPS I, significant disability, diminution in quality of life, and reduction in overall health often accompany the syndrome...
  63. doi The effectiveness of repeat celiac plexus neurolysis for pancreatic cancer: a pilot study
    Kai McGreevy
    Department of Anesthesiology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Pain Pract 13:89-95. 2013
    ..The objective of this study is to determine the success rate and duration of relief following repeat celiac plexus neurolysis (rCPN) for PCP...
  64. ncbi Lateral branch blocks as a treatment for sacroiliac joint pain: A pilot study
    Steven P Cohen
    Pain Management Center, Departments of Anesthesiology, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D C, USA
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 28:113-9. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the efficacy of reducing SI joint pain by percutaneous RF lesioning of the nerves innervating the SI joint...
  65. doi Spinal cord stimulation for severe degenerative joint disease of the shoulder in a patient with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a new indication?
    Kayode A Williams
    Department of Anesthesiology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 550 North Broadway, Suite 309A, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Anesth Analg 110:220-1. 2010
    ..We present the case of an elderly woman with severe degenerative joint disease of the shoulder and severe COPD in whom spinal cord stimulation was used to provide pain control...
  66. ncbi Pain management in trauma patients
    Steven P Cohen
    Pain Management Center, Department of Anesthesiology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 83:142-61. 2004
    ..Emphasis is placed on pharmacologic interventions, invasive and noninvasive pain management techniques, analgesia in challenging patients, and pain control in commonly encountered trauma conditions...
  67. doi Epidural steroid injections
    Indy M Wilkinson
    Department of Surgery, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 16:50-9. 2012
    ..Although it has been asserted that transforaminal ESIs are more efficacious than interlaminar injections, the evidence supporting this is limited...
  68. ncbi The middle way: a practical approach to prescribing opioids for chronic pain
    Steven P Cohen
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Neurol 2:580-1. 2006
  69. ncbi Does needle insertion site affect diskography results? A retrospective analysis
    Steven P Cohen
    Department of Anesthesiology, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:2279-83; discussion 2283. 2002
    ..A retrospective clinical data analysis was performed...
  70. ncbi Preventing and treating pain after thoracic surgery
    Allan Gottschalk
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 4965, USA
    Anesthesiology 104:594-600. 2006
  71. ncbi Systematic review of the incidence of discitis after cervical discography
    Shruti Gupta Kapoor
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 550 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Spine J 10:739-45. 2010
    ..Cervical discography is not uniformly used in part because of the fear of discitis. Studies report widely varying rates of this life-threatening infection...
  72. doi Cannabinoids for pain management
    Adam Thaler
    Pain Management Division, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 21029, USA
    Adv Psychosom Med 30:125-38. 2011
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  73. ncbi Pulsed radiofrequency as a treatment for groin pain and orchialgia
    Steven P Cohen
    Department of Anesthesia, Pain Management Center, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Urology 61:645. 2003
    ..Randomized, placebo-controlled studies are needed to better assess the efficacy of this procedure and identify eligible candidates...
  74. ncbi Retained intrathecal catheter fragment after spinal drain insertion
    Akara Forsythe
    Department of Anesthesiology, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 34:375-8. 2009
    ..The purpose of this article was to synthesize the literature on this subject to come up with guidelines for preventing and managing this complication...
  75. ncbi A giant herniated disc following intradiscal electrothermal therapy
    Steven P Cohen
    Pain Management Center, Department of Anesthesiology, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 15:537-41. 2002
    ..Two years post-surgery, he is off all narcotic medications and continues to work full-time as a soldier. This case illustrates both the potential benefits and complications that may be associated with intradiscal electrothermal therapy...
  76. ncbi The pharmacologic treatment of muscle pain
    Steven P Cohen
    Pain Management Centers, Departments of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Anesthesiology 101:495-526. 2004
  77. ncbi Lumbar puncture associated with pneumocephalus: report of a case
    Grzegorz P Kozikowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, Pain Management Center, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    Anesth Analg 98:524-6, table of contents. 2004
    ..The pneumocephalus resolved spontaneously after 4 days. Possible mechanisms for this occurrence, along with steps that can be taken to prevent this complication, are discussed...
  78. ncbi Nebulized morphine as a treatment for dyspnea in a child with cystic fibrosis
    Steven P Cohen
    Pain Management Center, Department of Anesthesiology, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Pediatrics 110:e38. 2002
    ..To shed light on nebulized morphine, a new treatment for dyspnea in children with terminal lung disease...
  79. ncbi Single needle approach for multiple medial branch blocks: a new technique
    Milan P Stojanovic
    Interventional Pain Program, Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, 15 Parkman Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Clin J Pain 19:134-7. 2003
    ..This multiple needle technique may require a large amount of local anesthetic for anesthetizing the skin, thereby increasing the rate of false-positive blocks...
  80. ncbi The technical aspects of epidural steroid injections: a national survey
    Robert Cluff
    MGH Pain Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Anesth Analg 95:403-8, table of contents. 2002
    ..The study results indicate that there is no consensus, and that there is a wide variation in current practices...
  81. ncbi Return-to-duty rates among coalition forces treated in a forward-deployed pain treatment center: a prospective observational study
    Ron L White
    Pain Treatment Center, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany
    Anesthesiology 107:1003-8. 2007
    ..Previous studies have demonstrated that the return-to-unit rate for soldiers evacuated to a tertiary care facility for pain management is abysmally low...
  82. ncbi A prospective crossover comparison study of the single-needle and multiple-needle techniques for facet-joint medial branch block
    Milan P Stojanovic
    MGH Pain Center, Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 30:484-90. 2005
    ..To date, no studies have been performed that compared these 2 techniques...
  83. ncbi Epidemics, evolution, and sacroiliac joint pain
    Steven P Cohen
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 32:3-6. 2007
  84. ncbi Sacroiliac joint interventions: a systematic review
    Hans C Hansen
    The Pain Relief Center, Conover, NC 28613, USA hans hippocrates org
    Pain Physician 10:165-84. 2007
    ....
  85. ncbi The predictive value of sympathetic block for the success of spinal cord stimulation
    E Daniela Hord
    Interventional Pain Program, MGH Pain Center, Departments of Anesthesia and Critical Care and Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Neurosurgery 53:626-32; discussion 632-3. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the predictive value of response to sympathetic blockade (SB) on the success rate of spinal cord stimulation (SCS) in patients with complex regional pain syndrome...
  86. ncbi The role of fluoroscopy in cervical epidural steroid injections: an analysis of contrast dispersal patterns
    Milan P Stojanovic
    Interventional Pain Program, MGH Pain Center, Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, MA General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:509-14. 2002
    ..A multicenter, retrospective analysis of cervical epidurograms...
  87. ncbi Psychophysical measurements during lumbar discography: a heart rate response study
    Milan P Stojanovic
    Interventional Pain Program, MGH Pain Center, Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 20:387-91. 2007
    ..Prospective clinical data analysis...
  88. ncbi Transforaminal epidural steroid delivery and diagnosing the level of nerve root pathology: comments on Baker et al., Pain 103/1-2, 2003
    Steven P Cohen
    Pain 109:526-7; author reply 527-8. 2004
  89. ncbi Doctors and interrogation
    Steven P Cohen
    N Engl J Med 353:1633-4; author reply 1633-4. 2005
  90. pmc Cannabinoids for chronic pain
    Steven P Cohen
    BMJ 336:167-8. 2008