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The American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine present our Regional Anesthesia and Pain Podcast (ASRA RAPP). This podcast is designed to bring you ongoing conversations in this exciting field of medicine throughout the year. The podcast is hosted by Dr. Raj Gupta and Dr. Eric Schwenk but will include many guests from the ASRA community. We will discuss current topics in both regional anesthesia and pain medicine, we will invite authors of significant publications to help explain their work, we will debate the merits and pitfalls of new technology and therapy, and we will inform you about important events where you can participate with the ASRA community in person. Join in the conversation with ASRA!

ASRA RAPP American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine

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The American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine present our Regional Anesthesia and Pain Podcast (ASRA RAPP). This podcast is designed to bring you ongoing conversations in this exciting field of medicine throughout the year. The podcast is hosted by Dr. Raj Gupta and Dr. Eric Schwenk but will include many guests from the ASRA community. We will discuss current topics in both regional anesthesia and pain medicine, we will invite authors of significant publications to help explain their work, we will debate the merits and pitfalls of new technology and therapy, and we will inform you about important events where you can participate with the ASRA community in person. Join in the conversation with ASRA!

    Episode 45: Preview of the ASRA Fall 2020 Meeting

    Episode 45: Preview of the ASRA Fall 2020 Meeting

    Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta) and Eric Schwenk (@ESchwenkMD) discuss the exciting combined acute and chronic pain virtual ASRA Fall meeting with the co-chairs Jaime Baratta and Magda Anitescu. Recorded 10/29/2020.

    #ASRAFall20 | #ASRAWorldWide2020

    Guests:
    - Jaime Baratta (@jattarab)
    - Magda Anitescu (@MagdaAnitescuMD)
    Link:
    https://www.asra.com/page/2907/program_____________
    Thanks to The Preps from Philadelphia, PA for the music: “Hindsight" and “Left Behind". The band features Steve Breslin on vocals/guitars, Bryan Schwenk on guitars/vocals, Jeff Frederick on bass, and Eric Schwenk on drums.

    • 36 min
    Episode 44: Ketamine and Neuropathic Pain

    Episode 44: Ketamine and Neuropathic Pain

    Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta), Gary Schwartz (@garyschwartzmd), and Ketan Chopra (@kchopraMD) discuss the value of ketamine and/or magnesium for outpatient management of chronic neuropathic pain. Recorded 08/09/2020.

    Guest:
    - Samer Narouze (@NarouzeMD)

    Article: 
    Pickering G, Pereira B, Morel V, et al. Ketamine and magnesium for refractory neuropathic pain: a randomized, double-blind, crossover trial. Anesthesiology. 2020;133(1):154-64. https://doi.org/10.1097/ALN.0000000000003345___________
    Thanks to The Preps from Philadelphia, PA for the music: “Hindsight" and “Left Behind". The band features Steve Breslin on vocals/guitars, Bryan Schwenk on guitars/vocals, Jeff Frederick on bass, and Eric Schwenk on drums.

    • 47 min
    Episode 43: The Efficacy of Cannabinoids for Acute Pain Management

    Episode 43: The Efficacy of Cannabinoids for Acute Pain Management

    Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta), Eric Schwenk (@eschwenkmd), and Gary Schwartz (@garyschwartzmd) discuss a meta-analysis on the value of cannabinoids for the management of acute pain. Recorded 07/12/2020.

    Guest:
    - Faraj Abdallah (@Faraj_RegAnesth)

    Link:
    https://rapm.bmj.com/content/45/7/509____________
    Thanks to The Preps from Philadelphia, PA for the music: “Hindsight" and “Left Behind". The band features Steve Breslin on vocals/guitars, Bryan Schwenk on guitars/vocals, Jeff Frederick on bass, and Eric Schwenk on drums.

    • 36 min
    Episode 42: Pain Fellowship Question and Answers

    Episode 42: Pain Fellowship Question and Answers

    Ketan Chopra (@kchopraMD) discusses some questions and answers regarding what new chronic pain fellows would like to know about their upcoming year. Recorded 06/28/2020.

    Guests:
    - Goodarz Golmirzaie
    - Shravani Durbhakula
    - Dawood Sayed
    - Rene Przkora

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    Thanks to The Preps from Philadelphia, PA for the music: “Hindsight" and “Left Behind". The band features Steve Breslin on vocals/guitars, Bryan Schwenk on guitars/vocals, Jeff Frederick on bass, and Eric Schwenk on drums.

    • 47 min
    Episode 41: ASRA Guidelines on Facet Pain Procedures

    Episode 41: ASRA Guidelines on Facet Pain Procedures

    Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta), Eric Schwenk (@eschwenkmd), Sandy Christiansen (@DrSandyC), Gary Schwartz (@garyschwartzmd), and Ketan Chopra (@kchopraMD) discuss the consensus guidelines for facet joint pain and the indications for RFA. Recorded 06/14/2020.

    Guest:
    - Steve Cohen, MD

    Article:
    Cohen SP, Bhaskar A, Bhatia A, et al. Consensus practice guidelines on interventions for lumbar facet joint pain from a multi specialty, international working group. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2020;45:424-467. https://doi.org/10.1136/rapm-2019-101243_____________
    Thanks to The Preps from Philadelphia, PA for the music: “Hindsight" and “Left Behind". The band features Steve Breslin on vocals/guitars, Bryan Schwenk on guitars/vocals, Jeff Frederick on bass, and Eric Schwenk on drums.  

    • 59 min
    Episode 40: Recap of the ASRA Fall Pain Meeting

    Episode 40: Recap of the ASRA Fall Pain Meeting

    Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta), Eric Schwenk (@eschwenkmd), Sandy Christiansen (@DrSandyC), and Gary Schwartz (@garyschwartzmd) discuss some of the highlights and exceptional moments from the Fall ASRA Meeting in New Orleans this November with the Chair of the meeting, Andrea Nicol. Recorded 12/19/2019.

    Guest:
    - Andrea Nicol (@andreanicolmd)
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     Thanks to The Preps from Philadelphia, PA for the music: “Hindsight" and “Left Behind". The band features Steve Breslin on vocals/guitars, Bryan Schwenk on guitars/vocals, Jeff Frederick on bass, and Eric Schwenk on drums.

    • 31 min

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jawayne12 ,

Episode 31

Just to clarify, dexmedetomidine is found to increase metastasis reducing cellular apoptosis and reducing overall survival rates in cancer patients.

wfudemon ,

Outstanding, great discussion

Anyone working in the Anesthesia/Healthcare world should be listening to this. Thanks for putting it together every month.

Kiddykatts ,

Fantastic!

This is an awesome podcast bringing renowned experts together to discuss highly pertinent regional and acute pain topics. My only complaint is that once a month is not enough! Keep up the great work.

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