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AAAPT Diagnostic Criteria for Acute Low Back Pain with and Without Lower Extremity Pain.

Andrea L Nicol, Meredith C B Adams, Debra B Gordon, Sohail Mirza, David Dickerson, Sean Mackey, David Edwards, Robert W Hurley,

<h4>Objective</h4>Low back pain is one of the most common reasons for which people visit their doctor. Between 12% and 15% of the US population seek care for spine pain each year, with associated costs exceeding $200 billion. Up to 80% of adults will experience acute low back pain at some ... Read more >>

Pain Med (Pain medicine (Malden, Mass.))
[2020, 21(11):2661-2675]

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Cancer survivorship and its association with perioperative opioid use for minor non-cancer surgery.

Samantha Eiffert, Andrea L Nicol, Edward F Ellerbeck, Joanna Veazey Brooks, Andrew W Roberts,

<h4>Purpose</h4>Reducing high-risk prescription opioid use after surgery has become a key strategy in mitigating the opioid crisis. Yet, despite their vulnerabilities, we know little about how cancer survivors use opioids for non-cancer perioperative pain compared to those with no history of cancer. The purpose was to examine the association of ... Read more >>

Support Care Cancer (Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer)
[2020, 28(12):5763-5770]

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A Subgroup of Chronic Low Back Pain Patients With Central Sensitization.

Kosaku Aoyagi, Jianghua He, Andrea L Nicol, Daniel J Clauw, Patricia M Kluding, Stephen Jernigan, Neena K Sharma,

<h4>Background</h4>Our knowledge of central sensitization (CS) in chronic low back pain (CLBP) is limited. 2011 fibromyalgia criteria and severity scales (2011 FM survey) have been used to determine FM positive as a surrogate of CS. The major features of CS including widespread hyperalgesia and dysfunction of the descending inhibitory pathways ... Read more >>

Clin J Pain (The Clinical journal of pain)
[2019, 35(11):869-879]

Cited: 5 times

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The More You Know: Identifying Factors Associated With Inpatient Mortality Related to Opioid Overdose Can Drive Progress in the Opioid Health Crisis.

Andrea L Nicol, Douglas A Colquhoun, Chad M Brummett,

Anesth Analg (Anesthesia and analgesia)
[2019, 128(1):16-18]

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Increased Central Nervous System Interleukin-8 in a Majority Postlaminectomy Syndrome Chronic Pain Population.

Sarah E Giron, Martin F Bjurstrom, Charles A Griffis, F Michael Ferrante, Irene I Wu, Andrea L Nicol, Tristan R Grogan, Joseph F Burkard, Michael R Irwin, Elizabeth Crabb Breen,

<h4>Background and objectives</h4>Multiple processes have been identified as potential contributors to chronic pain, with increasing evidence illustrating an association with aberrant levels of neuroimmune mediators. The primary objectives of the present study were to examine central nervous system cytokines, chemokines, and growth factors present in a chronic pain population and ... Read more >>

Pain Med (Pain medicine (Malden, Mass.))
[2018, 19(5):1033-1043]

Cited: 3 times

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Potential Mechanisms Underlying Centralized Pain and Emerging Therapeutic Interventions.

Olivia C Eller-Smith, Andrea L Nicol, Julie A Christianson,

Centralized pain syndromes are associated with changes within the central nervous system that amplify peripheral input and/or generate the perception of pain in the absence of a noxious stimulus. Examples of idiopathic functional disorders that are often categorized as centralized pain syndromes include fibromyalgia, chronic pelvic pain syndromes, migraine, and ... Read more >>

Front Cell Neurosci (Frontiers in cellular neuroscience)
[2018, 12:35]

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Alternatives to Opioids in the Pharmacologic Management of Chronic Pain Syndromes: A Narrative Review of Randomized, Controlled, and Blinded Clinical Trials.

Andrea L Nicol, Robert W Hurley, Honorio T Benzon,

Chronic pain exerts a tremendous burden on individuals and societies. If one views chronic pain as a single disease entity, then it is the most common and costly medical condition. At present, medical professionals who treat patients in chronic pain are recommended to provide comprehensive and multidisciplinary treatments, which may ... Read more >>

Anesth Analg (Anesthesia and analgesia)
[2017, 125(5):1682-1703]

Cited: 12 times

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The Association Between a History of Lifetime Traumatic Events and Pain Severity, Physical Function, and Affective Distress in Patients With Chronic Pain.

Andrea L Nicol, Christine B Sieberg, Daniel J Clauw, Afton L Hassett, Stephanie E Moser, Chad M Brummett,

Evidence suggests that pain patients who report lifetime abuse experience greater psychological distress, have more severe pain and other physical symptoms, and greater functional disability. The aim of the present study was to determine the associations between a history of lifetime abuse and affective distress, fibromyalgianess (measured using the 2011 ... Read more >>

J Pain (The journal of pain)
[2016, 17(12):1334-1348]

Cited: 22 times

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Neurophysiological and Clinical Effects of Laparoscopic Retroperitoneal Triple Neurectomy in Patients with Refractory Postherniorrhaphy Neuropathic Inguinodynia.

Martin F Bjurström, Andrea L Nicol, Parviz K Amid, Christine H Lee, Francis M Ferrante, David C Chen,

<h4>Background</h4>Chronic postherniorrhaphy inguinal pain (CPIP) is a complex, major health problem. In the absence of recurrence or meshoma, laparoscopic retroperitoneal triple neurectomy (LRTN) has emerged as an effective surgical treatment of CPIP.<h4>Methods</h4>This prospective pilot study evaluated the neurophysiological and clinical effects of LRTN. Ten consecutive adult CPIP patients with unilateral ... Read more >>

Pain Pract (Pain practice : the official journal of World Institute of Pain)
[2017, 17(4):447-459]

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Efficacy of needle-placement technique in radiofrequency ablation for treatment of lumbar facet arthropathy.

Jeffrey T Loh, Andrea L Nicol, David Elashoff, F Michael Ferrante,

BACKGROUND:Many studies have assessed the efficacy of radiofrequency ablation to denervate the facet joint as an interventional means of treating axial low-back pain. In these studies, varying procedural techniques were utilized to ablate the nerves that innervate the facet joints. To date, no comparison studies have been performed to suggest ... Read more >>

J Pain Res (Journal of pain research)
[2015, 8:687-694]

Cited: 3 times

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Radiation exposure in interventional pain management: we still have much to learn.

Andrea L Nicol, Honorio T Benzon, Benjamin P Liu,

Pain Pract (Pain practice : the official journal of World Institute of Pain)
[2015, 15(5):389-392]

Cited: 3 times

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Pain control following inguinal herniorrhaphy: current perspectives.

Martin F Bjurstrom, Andrea L Nicol, Parviz K Amid, David C Chen,

Inguinal hernia repair is one of the most common surgeries performed worldwide. With the success of modern hernia repair techniques, recurrence rates have significantly declined, with a lower incidence than the development of chronic postherniorrhaphy inguinal pain (CPIP). The avoidance of CPIP is arguably the most important clinical outcome and ... Read more >>

J Pain Res (Journal of pain research)
[2014, 7:277-290]

Cited: 20 times

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Botulinum toxin type a injections for cervical and shoulder girdle myofascial pain using an enriched protocol design.

Andrea L Nicol, Irene I Wu, F Michael Ferrante,

<h4>Background</h4>Myofascial pain syndrome is a regional condition of muscle pain and stiffness and is classically characterized by the presence of trigger points in affected musculature. Botulinum toxin type A (BoNT-A) has been shown to have antinociceptive properties and elicit sustained muscle relaxation, thereby possibly affording even greater relief than traditional ... Read more >>

Anesth Analg (Anesthesia and analgesia)
[2014, 118(6):1326-1335]

Cited: 9 times

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