Salim M Hayek
Affiliation: University Hospitals Case Medical Center
- Intrathecal therapy for chronic pain: current trends and future needsSalim M Hayek
Department of Anesthesiology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, 44106, USA
Curr Pain Headache Rep 18:388. 2014..The purpose of this article is to provide a comprehensive review of the determinants of successful intrathecal drug delivery with an emphasis on its use in noncancer pain. ..
- A review of epidural catheter-related infectionsSalim M Hayek
Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH Chief, Division of Pain Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH
Hosp Pract (1995) 40:176-85. 2012..Additionally, the diagnosis and management of epidural catheter-related infections, both superficial and deep, are discussed...
- Age-dependent intrathecal opioid escalation in chronic noncancer pain patientsSalim M Hayek
Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Pain Medicine, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
Pain Med 12:1179-89. 2011..The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of age and sex on IT opioid requirements during the first year after implantation of an intrathecal drug delivery system (IDDS) in chronic noncancer pain patients...
- Intrathecal therapy for cancer and non-cancer painSalim M Hayek
University Hospitals and Outcomes Research Consortium, Cleveland, OH, USA
Pain Physician 14:219-48. 2011..A paucity of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) has led to concern regarding proper use, selection criteria, and safety of these devices. Cost effectiveness and comparative therapies have now also become a focus of discussion...
- Occipital neurostimulation-induced muscle spasms: implications for lead placementSalim M Hayek
Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
Pain Physician 12:867-76. 2009..At that level, the greater occipital nerve (GON) infrequently pierces the superficial fascia of the neck muscles to become superficial. However, important anatomic variability exists...
- Effectiveness of spinal endoscopic adhesiolysis in post lumbar surgery syndrome: a systematic reviewSalim M Hayek
University Hospitals and Outcomes Research Consortium, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
Pain Physician 12:419-35. 2009..However, literature evaluating the effectiveness of spinal endoscopic adhesiolysis is sparse and discussions continue about its effectiveness, utility, and complications...
- Continuous femoral nerve analgesia after unilateral total knee arthroplasty: stimulating versus nonstimulating cathetersSalim M Hayek
Department of Pain Management, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Anesth Analg 103:1565-70. 2006..Continuous femoral analgesia provides extended pain relief and improved functional recovery for total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Stimulating catheters may allow more accurate placement of catheters...
- Occipital nerve electrical stimulation via the midline approach and subcutaneous surgical leads for treatment of severe occipital neuralgia: a pilot studyLeonardo Kapural
Pain Management Center, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Ave, Desk C25, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
Anesth Analg 101:171-4, table of contents. 2005..There is only one small midline incision over the upper neck and the strain on the lead extension occurs only with flexion and is minimal with lateral flexion and rotation, which contributes to overall stability of this system...
- Intrathecal infusion systems for long-term management of chronic non-cancer pain: an update of assessment of evidenceFrank J E Falco
Mid Atlantic Spine and Pain Physicians, Newark, DE, USA
Pain Physician 16:SE185-216. 2013..Intrathecal infusion systems are often used for patients with intractable pain when all else fails, including surgery. There is, however, some concern as to the effectiveness and safety of this treatment...
- Combination of intrathecal opioids with bupivacaine attenuates opioid dose escalation in chronic noncancer pain patientsI Elias Veizi
Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
Pain Med 12:1481-9. 2011..The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of intrathecal (IT) coadministration of bupivacaine with opioids during the initial phase of opioid titration and up to 1 year after implantation of an IT drug delivery system (IDDS)...
- Decreased insulin requirements with spinal cord stimulation in a patient with diabetesLeonardo Kapural
Department of Pain Management, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
Anesth Analg 98:745-6, table of contents. 2004..We believe that spinal cord stimulation may provide additional beneficial effects in patients with chronic pain and diabetes...
- Spinal endoscopic adhesiolysis in post lumbar surgery syndrome: an update of assessment of the evidenceStandiford Helm
The Helm Center for Pain Management, Laguna Hills, CA 92637, USA
Pain Physician 16:SE125-50. 2013..Low back and/or leg pain after lumbar surgery can persist despite appropriate conservative therapy. Spinal endoscopy allows direct visual evaluation of the epidural space, along with mechanical lysis of any adhesions present...