Opioids and addiction in chronic pain: is it a problem?, how to address it?
Rev. Soc. Esp. Dolor. 2019; 26(2): 65-67 / DOI: 10.20986/resed.2019.3736/2019
Concepción Pérez Hernández
Avances en Dolor
New approaches to epiduroscopy for failed back surgery syndrome. New opportunities
Rev. Soc. Esp. Dolor. 2019; 26(2): 68-69 / DOI: 10.20986/resed.2019.3734/2019
David Abejón González
Epidural steroids in lumbar radicular pain: particulate vs. non-particulate. This is the question
Rev. Soc. Esp. Dolor. 2019; 26(2): 70-71 / DOI: 10.20986/resed.2019.3735/2019
Luz Cánovas Martínez
Profiles of personality and resilience in chronic pain: utility of the CDRISC-10 to discriminate between resilient and vulnerable types
Rev. Soc. Esp. Dolor. 2019; 26(2): 72-80 / DOI: 10.20986/resed.2018.3670/2018
José Soriano, Vicente Monsalve
Introduction: One of the psychological aspects associated with the experience of chronic pain have been personality profiles and, related to them, resilience. In chronic pain, resilience refers to both the ability to go back and the repetition of problems. In this field, however, there is no reference to whether resilience is related to personality profi les. Previous studies have...
Effectiveness of hand crossing to produce analgesia in patients with chronic pain of the upper limb
Rev. Soc. Esp. Dolor. 2019; 26(2): 81-88 / DOI: 10.20986/resed.2019.3674/2018
Ivonne Jorquera Cáceres, Danny Ilaja Cid, Constanza Magaña Aguilar, Melissa Tabilo Ponce, Sergio Jimenez Torres, Hipólito Núñez Montenegro
Background: Recent studies report that patients with chronic pain, they undergo changes in the processing of information that reaches them from the periphery with the mere fact of changing the order in which the stimuli are exercised, for example, when their hands are crossed. In patients with chronic pain, the presence of alterations in their somatotropic frames of reference has...
Dry needling and changes in muscular activity in subjects with myphastial trigger points: case series
Rev. Soc. Esp. Dolor. 2019; 26(2): 89-94 / DOI: 10.20986/resed.2018.3677/2018
Felipe Araya Quintanilla, David Rubio Oyarzun, Hector Gutierrez Espinoza, Leonidas Arias Poblete, Cristian Olguin Huerta
Introduction: Myofascial trigger points (MTP) are an important cause of musculoskeletal pain and are defi ned as localized pain, expressed in a band of hyperirritable tense muscle fiber that can be referred to distant areas.
Objective: To describe the immediate effect of dry needling (DN) on muscle activity and pain intensity in subjects with myofascial trigger points in the upper...
Fast opioid detoxification
Rev. Soc. Esp. Dolor. 2019; 26(2): 95-102 / DOI: 10.20986/resed.2019.3681/2018
Maria José Pujante Tortosa, María del Carmen Ribera Montes, Cristina Embid Román, Francisco Pascual Pastor, Calixto Andrés Sánchez Pérez
Introduction: For the last 15 years we have witnessed a steady increase in opioid consumption. Being aware of an undertreatment in certain pain situations, many health care providers have encouraged their physicians to prescribe opioids to avoid unnecessary suffering. Such encouragement, also by means of switching from the traditional paper prescription to the current electronic one,...
Dexmedetomidine as peripheral nerve block adjuvant
Rev. Soc. Esp. Dolor. 2019; 26(2): 103-115 / DOI: 10.20986/resed.2018.3695/2018
Andrés Rojas González
Introduction: Dexmedetomidine (DEX) is a multifunction drug proposed in recent years as an adjuvant for regional nerve blocks with local anesthetic (LA). Objetives: to evaluate the analgesic properties of this α-2 agonist when added to LA in different peripheral nerve block approaches (regional anesthesia), in terms of the quality of the analgesia obtained and potential associated...
Myofascial pain syndrome as a cause of postoperative acute pain in hip surgery
Rev. Soc. Esp. Dolor. 2019; 26(2): 117-119 / DOI: 10.20986/resed.2019.3655/2018
Mercedes Benítez Jiménez, Ana Belén Alcaraz Martínez, Julia Mula Leal, María Luz Padilla del Rey, Joaquín Cartagena Sevilla, Juan Pablo Vicente Villena
Myofascial pain syndrome (MPS) is a regional pain of muscular origin, usually presents as a cause of chronic pain, being a pathology not uncommon in the consultations of the Pain Unit. The present work refers to the case of a patient undergoing hip arthroplasty who developed an MDS in the immediate postoperative period, thus generating a situation of acute postoperative pain. In this...
Motor block after caudal epidural infiltration: a case report
Rev. Soc. Esp. Dolor. 2019; 26(2): 120-123 / DOI: 10.20986/resed.2018.3669/2018
Juan Rodriguez Bellanco, Fernando Torre Mollinedo, Rubén Álvarez Álvarez, Silvia Gil Tenjido
Chronic back pain is an illness with a prevalence that goes from 54 to 80 per-cent in our population. It has a significant occupational and social health impact.
The origen is very varied and obeys to multiple causes. Only 10 percent turns chronic, but consumes Heath resources than can reach up to 80 percent. To consider are the perineural cysts or Tarlov cysts. They are alterations...
Does pregabalin is a safe drug? Heart failure associated with pregabalin
Rev. Soc. Esp. Dolor. 2019; 26(2): 124-125 / DOI: 10.20986/resed.2017.3537/2016
Belinda Montalbán Moreno, Vanessa Jiménez Jiménez, María Teresa González López, Carmen María Mateo Cerdán, Rocio Jiménez Tortosa, María Girón Lacasa, Ana Belén Cuartero del Pozo, Martín Zacarías Arcas Molina
In all clinical studies that pregabalin has been used for the treatment of neuropathic pain it is concluded that it is a drug insurance. However, during the post-marketing experience they have been reported cases of congestive heart failure.
En los estudios clínicos en los que se ha utilizado pregabalina para el dolor neuropático se concluye que es un fármaco...
Occipital neuralgia during stimulation trial period of SCS in failed back surgery sindrome
Rev. Soc. Esp. Dolor. 2019; 26(2): 126-127 / DOI: 10.20986/resed.2016.3514/2016
Vanesa Blazquez Calvo, Patricia Lloreda Herradón, Gemma M Márquez Garrido, A. Minerva S. Miyagi Yonamine, Mariana Lorite Godoy, Mercedes Sánchez Santiago, Estrella Uriarte Brizuela
Failed back surgery syndrome is one of the most common indications for spinal cord stimulation. Although is a safe technique, it has some complications such electrode migration. Here is an unusual migration case of a SCS electrode in a FBSS patient.
El síndrome de espalda fallida es una de las patologías más frecuentes para estimulación de los cordones posteriores....
Pulsed radiofrequency treatment in the neuropathy of the pudendal nerve: report of a case
Rev. Soc. Esp. Dolor. 2019; 26(2): 128-129 / DOI: 10.20986/resed.2016.3517/2016
Fernando Neira Reina, Virginia Aceña Fabian, Olaya Lozano Cintado, David Portilla Huerta, Almudena Ramallo Bravo
Pudendal neuralgia is a cause of severe and debilitating perineal pain. Pulsed radiofrequency (RFP) is a therapeutic and minimally invasive alternative with minimal secondary effects.
La neuralgia del pudendo constituye una causa de dolor perineal intenso e incapacitante. La radiofrecuencia pulsada (RFP) constituye una alternativa terapéutica poco invasiva...
Letter to the Editor
Top 10 bioethical issues in pain
Rev. Soc. Esp. Dolor. 2019; 26(2): 130-130 / DOI: 10.20986/resed.2018.3694/2018
Jaime Boceta, Ana M. Peiró, Loreto Mª Vidal, Marisol Acedo, F. Javier Cevas, Víctor Mayoral
Main pharmacodynamic differences and receptor affinities between serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors: clinical implications in the management of neuropathic pain
Rev. Soc. Esp. Dolor. 2019; 26(2): 131-133 / DOI: 10.20986/resed.2017.3597/2017
Antonio Alcántara Montero, Adoración González Curado
Commonly used analgesics may increase the risk of hearing loss
Rev. Soc. Esp. Dolor. 2019; 26(2): 133-134 / DOI: 10.20986/resed.2017.3560/2017
Antonio Alcántara Montero, Adoración González Curado
Explanations on the article “Recommendations based on evidence for the management of neuropathic pain (review of the literature)”
Rev. Soc. Esp. Dolor. 2019; 26(2): 134-137 / DOI: 10.20986/resed.2019.3723/2019
Ancor Serrano Afonso, Concepción Pérez Hernández, Rafael Gálvez Mateo, Maria Dolores Ochoa Mazarro, Ana Navarro Siguero, Elena Paramés Mosquera