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Phulchand Prithvi Raj
VIDEOS (5)ARTICLESVIDEOS (5) ARTICLES Systematic Review of the Role of Sedation in Diagnostic Spinal Interventional TechniquesSystematic Review of the Role of Sedation in Diagnostic Spinal Interventional Techniques Howard S. Smith, Pradeep Chopra, Vikram B. Patel, Michael E. Frey, Rahul Rastogi Pain Physician 2009: 12:195-206 Date Published: Jan 1,2009 Read More Systematic Review of Intrathecal Infusion
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Phulchand Prithvi Raj
VIDEOS (5)ARTICLESVIDEOS (5) ARTICLES Systematic Review of the Role of Sedation in Diagnostic Spinal Interventional TechniquesSystematic Review of the Role of Sedation in Diagnostic Spinal Interventional Techniques Howard S. Smith, Pradeep Chopra, Vikram B. Patel, Michael E. Frey, Rahul Rastogi Pain Physician 2009: 12:195-206 Date Published: Jan 1,2009 Read More Systematic Review of Intrathecal Infusion
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Biography
The Indian-born Dr. Raj began his medical training at Mysore Medical College in India, and his illustrious career took him around the world. He was board certified in 4 separate medical specialties including, internal medicine, orthopedic surgery, anesthesiology, and pain medicine.
Phulchand Prithvi Raj, MDHis significant research contributions, countless articles, books, publications, and lectures proved him to be a world leader in pain management and regional anesthesia. He was a founding member of 3 of the most important societies in the field: the Texas Pain Society, American Society of Regional Anesthesia, and the World Institute of Pain.

Dr. Raj was dedicated to teaching those called to serve the complicated, suffering, and forgotten patients in medicine. He trained numerous residents and fellows, and was always available to impart further wisdom long after formal training was ended.

Despite his encyclopedic knowledge, his greatest attributes were patience and kindness to both patient and trainee.
Biography
The Indian-born Dr. Raj began his medical training at Mysore Medical College in India, and his illustrious career took him around the world. He was board certified in 4 separate medical specialties including, internal medicine, orthopedic surgery, anesthesiology, and pain medicine.
Phulchand Prithvi Raj, MDHis significant research contributions, countless articles, books, publications, and lectures proved him to be a world leader in pain management and regional anesthesia. He was a founding member of 3 of the most important societies in the field: the Texas Pain Society, American Society of Regional Anesthesia, and the World Institute of Pain.

Dr. Raj was dedicated to teaching those called to serve the complicated, suffering, and forgotten patients in medicine. He trained numerous residents and fellows, and was always available to impart further wisdom long after formal training was ended.

Despite his encyclopedic knowledge, his greatest attributes were patience and kindness to both patient and trainee.

Systematic Review of the Role of Sedation in Diagnostic Spinal Interventional Techniques

Systematic Review of the Role of Sedation in Diagnostic Spinal Interventional Techniques Howard S. Smith, Pradeep Chopra, Vikram B. Patel, Michael E. Frey, Rahul Rastogi Pain Physician 2009: 12:195-206 Date Published: Jan 1,2009

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Systematic Review of Intrathecal Infusion Systems for Long-Term Management of Chronic Non-Cancer Pain

Systematic Review of Intrathecal Infusion Systems for Long-Term Management of Chronic Non-Cancer Pain Vikram B. Patel, Laxmaiah Manchikanti, Vijay Singh, David M. Schultz, Salim M. Hayek, Howard S. Smith Pain Physician 2009: 12:345-360 Date Published: Mar 1,2009

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A Comprehensive Review of Opioid-Induced Hyperalgesia

A Comprehensive Review of Opioid-Induced Hyperalgesia Marion Lee, Sanford Silverman, Hans Hansen, Vikram Patel, Laxmaiah Manchikanti Pain Physician 2011: 14:145-161 Date Published: Mar 1,2011

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Intrathecal Therapy for Cancer and Non-Cancer Pain

Intrathecal Therapy for Cancer and Non-Cancer Pain Salim M. Hayek, MD, PhD, Timothy R. Deer, MD, Jason E. Pope, MD, Sunil J. Panchal, MD, and Vikram B. Patel, MD NCBI: 14;219-248 Date Published: May 2,2011

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Local Anesthetic Volume for Peripheral Nerve Blocks: How Low Can (or Should) We Go?

Local Anesthetic Volume for Peripheral Nerve Blocks: How Low Can (or Should) We Go? McCartney, Colin J.L. MBChB, FRCA, FRCPC; Patel, Sanjiv MBBS, FRCA ARSA: 3; 239-241 Date Published: May 1,2012

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American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP) Guidelines for Responsible Opioid Prescribing in Chronic Non-Cancer Pain: Part 2 – Guidance

American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP) Guidelines for Responsible Opioid Prescribing in Chronic Non-Cancer Pain: Part 2 – Guidance Pampati, Allan T, Ramarao Pasupuleti, Vikram B. Patel, Nalini Sehgal Pain Physician 2012: 15:S67-S116 Date Published: Jul 1,2012

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Intrathecal Infusion Systems for Long-Term Management of Chronic Non-Cancer Pain: An Update of Assessment of Evidence

The Effects of Randomized Controlled Trials on Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty: A Square Peg in a Round Hole Frank J.E. Falco, Vikram Patel, Salim M. Hayek, Timothy R. Deer, Stephanie C. Geffert, Jie Zhu, Obi Onyewu, Sareta Coubarous, Howard S. Smith, Laxmaiah Manchikanti Pain Physician 2013: 16:SE185-SE216 Date Published: Apr 1,2013

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Interventional Therapies for Chronic Low Back Pain: A Focused Review (Efficacy and Outcomes)

Interventional therapies for chronic low back pain: A focused review (efficacy and outcomes) Vikram B. Patel, Ronald Wasserman, Farnad Imani NCBI: 10.5812 Date Published: Aug 1,2015

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Interventional techniques: evidence-based practice guidelines in the management of chronic spinal pain.

Boswell MV1, Trescot AM, Datta S, Schultz DM, Hansen HC, Abdi S, Sehgal N, Shah RV, Singh V, Benyamin RM, Patel VB, Buenaventura RM, Colson JD, Cordner HJ, Epter RS, Jasper JF, Dunbar EE, Atluri SL, Bowman RC, Deer TR, Swicegood JR, Staats PS, Smith HS, Burton AW, Kloth DS, Giordano J, Manchikanti L; American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians.
Pain Physician. 2007 Jan;10(1):7-111.

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