Intrathecal Drug Delivery for Pain and Spasticity

Intrathecal drug delivery for pain and spasticityBy

  • Asokumar Buvanendran, Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology Rush University Medical Center Chicago, IL
  • Sudhir Diwan, Director of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Director of Quad-Institutional Pain Medicine Fellowship Program, Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Timothy Deer, MD, President and CEO, The Center for Pain Relief Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology, West Virginia University School of Medicine Charleston, West Virginia

Volume 2: A Volume in the Interventional and Neuromodulatory Techniques for Pain Management Series; Expert Consult Enhanced Online Features and PrintIntrathecal Drug Delivery for Pain and Spasticity – a volume in the new Interventional and Neuromodulatory Techniques for Pain Management series – presents state-of-the-art guidance on the full range of intrathecal drug delivery techniques performed today. Asokumar Buvanendran, MD and Sudhir Diwan, MD, offer expert advice on a variety of procedures to treat chronic non-malignant pain, cancer pain, and spasticity. Comprehensive, evidence-based coverage on selecting and performing these techniques – as well as weighing relative risks and complications – helps you ensure optimum outcomes. With access to the fully searchable text at, you’ll have the detailed visual assistance you need right at your fingertips.

Key Features

  • Understand the rationale and scientific evidence behind intrathecal drug delivery techniques and master their execution.
  • Optimize outcomes, reduce complications, and minimize risks by adhering to current, evidence-based practice guidelines.
  • Apply the newest techniques in intrathecal pump placement, cancer pain management, use of baclofen pumps, and compounding drugs.
  • Quickly find the information you need in a user-friendly format with strictly templated chapters supplemented with illustrative line drawings, images, and treatment algorithms.
  • Access the fully searchable contents online at


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