Recent Publications

  • S. P. Cohen, Z. B. Baber, A. Buvanendran, L. T. C. B. C. McLean, Y. Chen, W. M. Hooten, S. R. Laker, W. A. D. Wasan, D. J. Kennedy, F. Sandbrink, L. T. C. S. A. King, C. D. R. I. M. Fowler, M. P. Stojanovic, S. M. Hayek, and C. D. R. C. R. Phillips, “Pain Management Best Practices from Multispecialty Organizations during the COVID-19 Pandemic and Public Health Crises,” Pain Med, doi: 10.1093/pm/pnaa127Video-Abstract  PubMed

  • S. Qiu, C. Shi, A. N. Anbazhagan, V. Das, V. Arora, R. Kc, X. Li, I. O-Sullivan, A. van Wijnen, S. Chintharlapalli, G. Gott-Velis, R. Richard, F. Mwale, M. Shibuya, S. Min, and H.-J. Im, “Absence of VEGFR-1/Flt-1 signaling pathway in mice results in insensitivity to discogenic low back pain in an established disc injury mouse model,” J. Cell. Physiol., Dec. 2019, doi: 10.1002/jcp.29416.   PubMed

  • R. M. Singa, A. Buvanendran, and R. J. McCarthy, “A Comparison of Refill Procedures and Patient Outcomes Following Ultrasound-Guided and Template-Guided Intrathecal Drug Delivery Systems With Recessed Ports,” Neuromodulation, Dec. 2019, doi: 10.1111/ner.13086.   PubMed

  • A. Bhatia and A. Buvanendran, “Anesthesia and postoperative pain control-multimodal anesthesia protocol,” J Spine Surg, vol. 5, no. Suppl 2, pp. S160–S165, Sep. 2019, doi: 10.21037/jss.2019.09.33.   PubMed

  • J. S. Yoo, J. Ahn, A. Buvanendran, and K. Singh, “Multimodal analgesia in pain management after spine surgery,” J Spine Surg, vol. 5, no. Suppl 2, pp. S154–S159, Sep. 2019, doi: 10.21037/jss.2019.05.04PubMed

  • S. Sporer, L. MacLean, A. Burger, and M. Moric, “Evaluation of a 3D-printed total knee arthroplasty using radiostereometric analysis: assessment of highly porous biological fixation of the tibial baseplate and metal-backed patellar component,” Bone Joint J, vol. 101-B, no. 7_Supple_C, pp. 40–47, 2019, doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.101B7.BJJ-2018-1466.R1.   PubMed

  • V. Das, J. S. Kroin, M. Moric, R. J. McCarthy, and A. Buvanendran, “Response to ‘Antihyperalgesia effect of AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) activators in a mouse model of postoperative pain,’” Reg Anesth Pain Med, Sep. 2019, doi: 10.1136/rapm-2019-100933PubMed

  • V. Das, J. S. Kroin, M. Moric, R. J. McCarthy, and A. Buvanendran, “Antihyperalgesia effect of AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) activators in a mouse model of postoperative pain,” Reg Anesth Pain Med, Jun. 2019, doi: 10.1136/rapm-2019-100651PubMed

  • V. Das, J. S. Kroin, M. Moric, R. J. McCarthy, and A. Buvanendran, “AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) activator drugs reduce mechanical allodynia in a mouse model of low back pain,” Reg Anesth Pain Med, Sep. 2019, doi: 10.1136/rapm-2019-100839PubMed

  • L. Shaygan, A. Rajagopal, and K. Tuman, “Left atrial appendage perforation during percutaneous deployment of a left atrial appendage closure device placement,” J Clin Anesth, vol. 59, pp. 5–6, Feb. 2020, doi: 10.1016/j.jclinane.2019.06.014PubMed

  • H. T. Benzon, M. Park, R. J. McCarthy, M. C. Kendall, and P. F. Lindholm, “Mixing Studies in Patients With Prolonged Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time or Prothrombin Time,” Anesth. Analg., vol. 128, no. 6, pp. 1089–1096, 2019, doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000003457PubMed

  • T. Deer, P. Kim, J. E. Pope, S. Hayek, G. McDowell, N. Mekhail, S. Diwan, M. Saulino, S. Moeschler, et al., “Physician Guidance on the Use of Off-Labeled Drugs in Intrathecal Drug Delivery Systems for Chronic Pain,” Neuromodulation, vol. 22, no. 7, pp. 765–768, 2019, doi: 10.1111/ner.12961.  PubMed

  • K. Pearson-Chauhan and A. Buvanendran, “Is nerve-sparing surgery enough to prevent chronic post-thoracotomy pain?,” J Thorac Dis, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 379–381, Feb. 2019, doi: 10.21037/jtd.2018.12.109PubMed

  • J. W. Burns, K. M. Post, D. A. Smith, L. S. Porter, A. Buvanendran, A. M. Fras, and F. J. Keefe, “Spouse and Patient Beliefs and Perceptions About Chronic Pain: Effects on Couple Interactions and Patient Pain Behavior,” J Pain, vol. 20, no. 10, pp. 1176–1186, Oct. 2019, doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2019.04.001.   PubMed

  • C. Lopes Vendrami, R. J. McCarthy, A. Chatterjee, D. Casalino, E. M. Schaeffer, W. J. Catalona, and F. H. Miller, “The Utility of Prostate Specific Antigen Density, Prostate Health Index, and Prostate Health Index Density in Predicting Positive Prostate Biopsy Outcome is Dependent on the Prostate Biopsy Methods,” Urology, vol. 129, pp. 153–159, 2019, doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2019.03.018.  PubMed

  • H. J. Burgess, J. W. Burns, A. Buvanendran, R. Gupta, M. Chont, M. Kennedy, and S. Bruehl, “Associations Between Sleep Disturbance and Chronic Pain Intensity and Function: A Test of Direct and Indirect Pathways,” Clin J Pain, vol. 35, no. 7, pp. 569–576, Jul. 2019, doi: 10.1097/AJP.0000000000000711. PubMed

  • V. Das, R. Kc, X. Li, I. O-Sullivan, A. J. van Wijnen, J. S. Kroin, B. Pytowski, D. T. Applegate, G. Votta-Velis, R. L. Ripper, T. J. Park, and H.-J. Im, “Blockade of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Receptor-1 (Flt-1), Reveals a Novel Analgesic For Osteoarthritis-Induced Joint Pain,” Gene Rep, vol. 11, pp. 94–100, Jun. 2018, doi: 10.1016/j.genrep.2018.03.008PubMed

  • V. Das, J. S. Kroin, M. Moric, R. J. McCarthy, and A. Buvanendran, “Early Treatment With Metformin in a Mice Model of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Reduces Pain and Edema,” Anesth. Analg., Feb. 2019, doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000004057. PubMed

  • C. P. Hannon, T. E. Calkins, J. Li, C. Culvern, B. Darrith, D. Nam, T. L. Gerlinger, A. Buvanendran, and C. J. Della Valle, “The James A. Rand Young Investigator’s Award: Large Opioid Prescriptions Are Unnecessary After Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Randomized Controlled Trial,” J Arthroplasty, vol. 34, no. 7S, pp. S4–S10, Jul. 2019, doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2019.01.065PubMed

  • A. Buvanendran, C. J. Della Valle, J. S. Kroin, M. Shah, M. Moric, K. J. Tuman, and R. J. McCarthy, “Acute postoperative pain is an independent predictor of chronic postsurgical pain following total knee arthroplasty at 6 months: a prospective cohort study,” Reg Anesth Pain Med, vol. 44, no. 3, p. e100036, Feb. 2019, doi: 10.1136/rapm-2018-100036PubMed

  • J. S. Kroin, V. Das, M. Moric, and A. Buvanendran, “Efficacy of the ketamine metabolite (2R,6R)-hydroxynorketamine in mice models of pain,” Reg Anesth Pain Med, vol. 44, no. 1, pp. 111–117, Jan. 2019, doi: 10.1136/rapm-2018-000013. PubMed

  • S. Bruehl, A. L. Stone, C. Palmer, D. A. Edwards, A. Buvanendran, R. Gupta, M. Chont, M. Kennedy, and J. W. Burns, “Self-reported cumulative medical opioid exposure and subjective responses on first use of opioids predict analgesic and subjective responses to placebo-controlled opioid administration,” Reg Anesth Pain Med, vol. 44, no. 1, pp. 92–99, 2019, doi: 10.1136/rapm-2018-000008PubMed

  • A. Buvanendran, D. Wang, H. Kim, J. S. Kroin, and R. J. McCarthy, “RNA expression preoperatively and postoperatively following total knee replacement: a pilot study in patients with and without chronic postsurgical pain,” Reg Anesth Pain Med, Jan. 2019, doi: 10.1136/rapm-2018-100118PubMed

  • E. Morell, F. M. Peralta, N. Higgins, A. Suchar, P. Fitzgerald, and R. J. McCarthy, “Effect of companion presence on maternal satisfaction during neuraxial catheter placement for labor analgesia: a randomized clinical trial,” Int J Obstet Anesth, vol. 38, pp. 66–74, 2019, doi: 10.1016/j.ijoa.2018.10.010.   PubMed

  • R. B. Kochanski, J. Shils, L. Verhagen Metman, G. Pal, and S. Sani, “Analysis of Movement-Related Beta Oscillations in the Off-Medication State During Subthalamic Nucleus Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery,” J Clin Neurophysiol, vol. 36, no. 1, pp. 67–73, Jan. 2019, doi: 10.1097/WNP.0000000000000521PubMed

  • T. R. Gruffi, F. M. Peralta, M. S. Thakkar, A. Arif, R. F. Anderson, B. Orlando, J. C. Coffman, N. Nathan, R. J. McCarthy, P. Toledo, and A. S. Habib, “Anesthetic management of parturients with Arnold Chiari malformation-I: a multicenter retrospective study,” Int J Obstet Anesth, vol. 37, pp. 52–56, Feb. 2019, doi: 10.1016/j.ijoa.2018.10.002PubMed

  • T. R. Deer, J. S. Grider, J. E. Pope, S. Falowski, T. J. Lamer, A. Calodney, D. A. Provenzano, D. Sayed, E. Lee, et al., “The MIST Guidelines: The Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Consensus Group Guidelines for Minimally Invasive Spine Treatment,” Pain Pract, vol. 19, no. 3, pp. 250–274, 2019, doi: 10.1111/papr.12744PubMed

  • G. S. De Oliveira, M. C. Kendall, and R. J. McCarthy, “Esmolol does not improve quality of postsurgical recovery after ambulatory hysteroscopy: A prospective, randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled, clinical trial,” Medicine (Baltimore), vol. 97, no. 41, p. e12647, Oct. 2018, doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000012647PubMed

  • T. R. Deer, J. E. Pope, T. J. Lamer, J. S. Grider, D. Provenzano, T. R. Lubenow, J. J. FitzGerald, C. Hunter, S. Falowski, et al., “The Neuromodulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee on Best Practices for Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation,” Neuromodulation, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 1–35, Jan. 2019, doi: 10.1111/ner.12845. PubMed

  • C. L. Vendrami, Y. S. Velichko, F. H. Miller, A. Chatterjee, C. P. Villavicencio, V. Yaghmai, and R. J. McCarthy, “Differentiation of Papillary Renal Cell Carcinoma Subtypes on MRI: Qualitative and Texture Analysis,” AJR Am J Roentgenol, vol. 211, no. 6, pp. 1234–1245, 2018, doi: 10.2214/AJR.17.19213PubMed

  • G. W. Jay and R. L. Barkin, “Perspectives on the opioid crisis from pain medicine clinicians,” Dis Mon, vol. 64, no. 10, pp. 451–466, Oct. 2018, doi: 10.1016/j.disamonth.2018.07.002.   PubMed

  • J. L. Shils and J. E. Arle, “Neuromonitoring for Spinal Cord Stimulation Lead Placement Under General Anesthesia,” J Clin Neurol, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 444–453, Oct. 2018, doi: 10.3988/jcn.2018.14.4.444PubMed

  • D. H. Kim, K. M. Pearson-Chauhan, R. J. McCarthy, and A. Buvanendran, “Predictive Factors for Developing Chronic Pain After Total Knee Arthroplasty,” J Arthroplasty, vol. 33, no. 11, pp. 3372–3378, 2018, doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2018.07.028PubMed

  • M. Hakim, A. B. Froyshteter, H. Walia, D. Tumin, G. Veneziano, T. Bhalla, and J. D. Tobias, “Optimizing the securement of epidural catheters: an in vitro trial,” Local Reg Anesth, vol. 11, pp. 31–34, 2018, doi: 10.2147/LRA.S172799.   PubMed

  • C. W. Hunter, D. Sayed, T. Lubenow, T. Davis, J. Carlson, J. Rowe, R. Justiz, T. McJunkin, T. Deer, P. Mehta, S. Falowski, L. Kapural, J. Pope, and N. Mekhail, “DRG FOCUS: A Multicenter Study Evaluating Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation and Predictors for Trial Success,” Neuromodulation, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 61–79, Jan. 2019, doi: 10.1111/ner.12796PubMed

  • A. N. Nafziger and R. L. Barkin, “Opioid Therapy in Acute and Chronic Pain,” J Clin Pharmacol, vol. 58, no. 9, pp. 1111–1122, 2018, doi: 10.1002/jcph.1276PubMed

  • J. S. Kroin, J. Li, S. Shafikhani, K. H. Gupta, M. Moric, and A. Buvanendran, “Local Vancomycin Effectively Reduces Surgical Site Infection at Implant Site in Rodents,” Reg Anesth Pain Med, vol. 43, no. 7, pp. 795–804, Oct. 2018, doi: 10.1097/AAP.0000000000000820PubMed

  • V. Das, R. Kc, X. Li, D. Varma, S. Qiu, J. S. Kroin, C. B. Forsyth, A. Keshavarzian, A. J. van Wijnen, T. J. Park, G. S. Stein, I. O-Sullivan, T. P. Burris, and H.-J. Im, “Corrigendum to ‘Pharmacological targeting of the mammalian clock reveals a novel analgesic for osteoarthritis-induced pain’ [GENE 655 (2018) 1-12],” Gene, vol. 680, p. 105, 05 2019, doi: 10.1016/j.gene.2018.06.013PubMed

  • S. P. Cohen, A. Bhatia, A. Buvanendran, E. S. Schwenk, A. D. Wasan, R. W. Hurley, E. R. Viscusi, S. Narouze, F. N. Davis, E. C. Ritchie, T. R. Lubenow, and W. M. Hooten, “Consensus Guidelines on the Use of Intravenous Ketamine Infusions for Chronic Pain From the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, the American Academy of Pain Medicine, and the American Society of Anesthesiologists,” Reg Anesth Pain Med, vol. 43, no. 5, pp. 521–546, Jul. 2018, doi: 10.1097/AAP.0000000000000808PubMed

  • E. S. Schwenk, E. R. Viscusi, A. Buvanendran, R. W. Hurley, A. D. Wasan, S. Narouze, A. Bhatia, F. N. Davis, W. M. Hooten, and S. P. Cohen, “Consensus Guidelines on the Use of Intravenous Ketamine Infusions for Acute Pain Management From the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, the American Academy of Pain Medicine, and the American Society of Anesthesiologists,” Reg Anesth Pain Med, vol. 43, no. 5, pp. 456–466, Jul. 2018, doi: 10.1097/AAP.0000000000000806PubMed

  • H. T. Benzon, Y. Asher, M. C. Kendall, L. Vida, R. J. McCarthy, and D. Green, “Clotting-Factor Concentrations 5 Days After Discontinuation of Warfarin,” Reg Anesth Pain Med, vol. 43, no. 6, pp. 616–620, Aug. 2018, doi: 10.1097/AAP.0000000000000782.   PubMed

  • V. Das, R. Kc, X. Li, D. Varma, S. Qiu, J. S. Kroin, C. B. Forsyth, A. Keshavarzian, A. J. van Wijnen, T. J. Park, G. S. Stein, I. O-Sullivan, T. P. Burris, and H.-J. Im, “Pharmacological targeting of the mammalian clock reveals a novel analgesic for osteoarthritis-induced pain,” Gene, vol. 655, pp. 1–12, May 2018, doi: 10.1016/j.gene.2018.02.048PubMed

  • R. L. Barkin and S. J. Barkin, “Treating postoperative pain in the patient who is in recovery or remission from opioid abuse: Focus on Tapentadol,” J Opioid Manag, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 133–134, Jun. 2017, doi: 10.5055/jom.2017.0378.   PubMed

  • C. Shi, V. Das, X. Li, R. Kc, S. Qiu, I. O-Sullivan, R. L. Ripper, J. S. Kroin, F. Mwale, et al., “Development of an in vivo mouse model of discogenic low back pain,” J. Cell. Physiol., vol. 233, no. 10, pp. 6589–6602, 2018, doi: 10.1002/jcp.26280PubMed

  • J. I. Gerhart, J. W. Burns, S. Bruehl, D. A. Smith, K. M. Post, L. S. Porter, E. Schuster, A. Buvanendran, A. M. Fras, and F. J. Keefe, “Variability in negative emotions among individuals with chronic low back pain: relationships with pain and function,” Pain, vol. 159, no. 2, pp. 342–350, 2018, doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001102PubMed

  • A. K. Ramesh and A. C. Young, “Incidence of Clinically Overt Hematoma Formation Following Removal of Adductor Canal Catheters During Concomitant Factor Xa Inhibitor Therapy,” Reg Anesth Pain Med, vol. 42, no. 6, pp. 798–799, Dec. 2017, doi: 10.1097/AAP.0000000000000660.   PubMed

  • A. Buvanendran, J. S. Kroin, A. Rajagopal, S. J. Robison, M. Moric, and K. J. Tuman, “Oral Ketamine for Acute Pain Management After Amputation Surgery,” Pain Med, vol. 19, no. 6, pp. 1265–1270, 01 2018, doi: 10.1093/pm/pnx229.   PubMed

  • J. W. Burns, K. M. Post, D. A. Smith, L. S. Porter, A. Buvanendran, A. M. Fras, and F. J. Keefe, “Spouse criticism and hostility during marital interaction: effects on pain intensity and behaviors among individuals with chronic low back pain,” Pain, vol. 159, no. 1, pp. 25–32, 2018, doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001037.   PubMed