Application and Therapeutic Effect of Puncturing of the Costal Transverse Process for Pulsed Radiofrequency Treated T1-T3 Herpes Zoster Neuralgia

Source: Journal of Pain Research - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Journal of Pain Research Source Type: research

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Discussion Herpes simplex virus (HSV) infections are common with an estimated 50% of the US population being infected by age 30, and with latent infection harboring in the trigeminal nerve in 100% of people by age 60 years. HSV infections can cause a vesicular or pustular skin rash that is painful, burning or pruritic and also flu-like symptoms with fever, chills, headache, and fatigue. HSV can also be asymptomatic. To laymen, herpes simplex viruses cause “cold sores,” but to health care personnel, herpes causes many systemic infections including eczema herpeticum, folliculitis, herpes gladiatorum, whitlow, e...
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Source: Journal of Pain Research - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Journal of Pain Research Source Type: research
Neurologic complications of varicella zoster virus (VZV) reactivation can be associated with considerable mortality and morbidity. Aseptic meningitis associated with VZV infection is rare, occurring in 0.5% of immunocompetent individuals. One third of VZV-related neurologic disease occurs without the classic herpes zoster exanthema, making early recognition more difficult.
Source: The Journal of Emergency Medicine - Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Tags: Selected Topics: Neurological Emergencies Source Type: research
ConclusionsThis study provides an idea and a method in which, by analyzing the data of previous cases, we can develop a predictive model to predict whether patients with shingles will develop PHN.
Source: Pain and Therapy - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research
In this study, a network meta-analysis (NMA) is used to rank various interventions of acupuncture. Methods and analysis: Electronic searches of abstracts and titles will be performed in MEDLINE, EMBASE, CENTRAL, CBM, CNKI, CQVIP, and Wanfang Data databases, from inception to December 31, 2019. Published and unpublished controlled trials with different acupuncture interventions will be selected, trials of antiviral drugs as the control group. All patients of HZ will be included, except for those diagnosed with PHN, immunocompromised patients, or those with complications. The effective therapy rate and the incidence of PH...
Source: Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Research Article: Study Protocol Systematic Review Source Type: research
Conclusions: This study showed the safety and stable pain management of a long-term flexible dosing regimen of mirogabalin 10 or 15 mg twice daily for 52 weeks in patients with PHN. Clinical Trial Registered at ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT02318719. Summary for Table of Contents: Mirogabalin—a novel α2δ oral ligand—was shown to be effective and well tolerated for treating postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) in an Asian multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, 14-week study. This open-label, 52-week study was conducted as an extension of the double-blind study to demonstrate long-term ...
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We report on the first human study using autologous fat grafting for treating PHN. Our hypothesis was that fat grafting can alleviate pain and improve the quality of life (QoL) in patients suffering from PHN.
Source: Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery - Category: Cosmetic Surgery Authors: Source Type: research
We report on the first human study using autologous fat grafting for treating PHN. Our hypothesis was that fat grafting can alleviate pain and improve Quality of Life (QoL) in patients suffering from PHN.
Source: Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery - Category: Cosmetic Surgery Authors: Source Type: research
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