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Discussion in 'Anesthesiology' started by justinhale, Apr 5, 2007.

  1. justinhale

    justinhale

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    Does anyone know if anesthesiologist trained in pain management capable of doing this procedure? Any suggestion to any fellowship that offer this?
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  3. mille125

    mille125 7+ Year Member

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    there are a few pain management doctors that do vertebroplasty....I dont know too many that do kyphoplasty (but some do I am sure)
     
  4. amyl

    amyl ASA Member 10+ Year Member

    Anes pain specialist at my hospital does all the time.
     
  5. Noyac

    Noyac ASA Member SDN Advisor 10+ Year Member

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    We did it at UNM. I did some as a resident, without the pain fellowship.
     
  6. FLK 1

    FLK 1 New Member 10+ Year Member

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    MD Anderson does a very large number of vertebroplasties and kyphoplasties, probably more than anyone else, due to the large number of vertebral compression fractures they see in myeloma patients.
     
  7. bbbmd

    bbbmd Pain Doctor/Physiatrist 10+ Year Member

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    Im a pain fellow at MDACC. We do a ton of cement procedures here, probably more than any one institution in the country. From what I hear, the State of Florida has the most people undergoing Kyphoplasty than anywhere else, so I assume there are Anes/PM&R pain docs there doing it. All the fellows this year training at MDACC are credentialled by Kyphon to do the procedure. No other pain fellowship right now offers this added bonus (per my discussion with a Kyphon rep), but correct me if I am wrong.
     
  8. justinhale

    justinhale

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    Thanks guys for the inputs.
    It looks like pain procedures are the wave of the future.
     

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