A systematic review and meta-analysis of 27 RCTs of adults undergoing spine surgery compared postoperative pain control, safety outcomes, and opioid consumption associated with different perioperative doses of gabapentin and pregabalin.
All articles by Lisa Kuhns, PhD
Investigators report 36-month results of EVOKE, comparing outcomes of ECAP-controlled closed-loop vs open-loop spinal cord stimulation for the treatment of chronic, intractable back and leg pain.
The safety and efficacy of naloxegol doses were compared in patients with opioid-induced constipation.
Researchers compared patient reported outcomes measures of individuals with calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease vs those with gout and osteoarthritis.
Investigators explored the risk for future fracture associated with a history of fracture and assessed the correlation with age, sex, time since baseline assessment, and bone mineral density.
Researchers described the pain characteristics and incidence of comorbid fibromyalgia syndrome among patients with Behçet syndrome (BS) and explored their relationship with BS disease activity.
The effectiveness of pregabalin in treating mild to moderate CTS has not been fully investigated.
Researchers aimed to identify risk factors for progression to hospitalization among patients with SLE diagnosed with COVID-19 and the effects of vaccination on this risk.
Researchers evaluated the effect of cannabis on inflammation, immune function, and the HIV reservoir in virologically-suppressed patients with HIV infection.
There were higher rates of stopping treatment with subcutaneous anti-CGRP mAbs compared with eptinezumab and onabotulinumtoxinA when there was a 15-day gap in treatment.
Researchers evaluated the performance of the Pediatric Arthritis Ultrasound Scoring System for the knee joint for assessing disease activity among children with JIA.
Investigators compared the safety and short-term equivalence of low-dose oral colchicine vs oral prednisone among older patients with acute calcium pyrophosphate crystal arthritis.
Using data from the Danish health registry, the cohort study included patients aged 18 years and older with incident CD or UC between January 1, 1995, and January 3, 2021.
In patients who received a preoperative thoracic paravertebral block and underwent thoracoscopic surgery under general anesthesia intraoperative sufentanil administration increased the risk of PONV.
Investigators assessed the relationship between statin use and the risk for osteoporotic fracture among older adults.
Researchers sought to determine whether artificial sweetener and diet beverage intake are associated with a greater risk for obesity.
Investigators explored the views and practices of rheumatologists and dermatologists regarding psoriatic arthritis screening, diagnosis, and care.
OnabotulinumtoxinA is often used as a preventative treatment, but data on its use in combination with ubrogepant for the acute treatment of migraine is limited.
Limited research is available to determine the efficacy of psychological treatments for pain after musculoskeletal injury.
Investigators assessed dietary nutrient intake among patients with vs without radiographic axial spondyloarthritis.
Investigators evaluate atopic-like dermatitis prevalence, associated risk factors and outcomes, and management in patients with psoriasis who developed atopic-like dermatitis during treatment with IL-17A inhibitors.
Participants who were prefrail or frail had a higher likelihood of experiencing more intense pain patterns compared with those who did not exhibit any frailty
Investigators aimed to determine whether unilateral knee arthroscopy improved local symptoms of knee osteoarthritis.
Investigators assessed whether opioids moderated the associations of sleep disturbance with physical functioning or pain outcomes in patients with chronic lower back pain.
Researchers sought to evaluate the long-term efficacy of deucravacitinib vs adalimumab in patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis.
Investigators assessed how sociocultural and economic factors impact the use of physical therapy among older adults with rheumatoid arthritis.
Researchers compared ultrasound with magnetic resonance imaging in assessing synovial abnormalities among patients with knee pain.
Investigators assessed health-related quality of life, work productivity and activity impairment, and associated factors among patients with idiopathic inflammatory myopathy.
Researchers investigate the link between postoperative opioid use and persistent opioid use.
Researchers investigated how biopsychosocial factors affected outcomes of patients with complex chronic pain.