ASRA RAPP

ASRA RAPP

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!... Show More

Episodes

August 20, 2020 47 min

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;1...
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    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
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    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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    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 speci...
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    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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    Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta), Eric Schwenk (@ESchwenkMD), and Sandy Christiansen (@DrSandyC) discuss the need for expanding the diversity of physicians who provide neuromodulation for pain control and how more diversity in chronic pain physicians serves as a mechanism for expanding this therapeutic option to underserved populations. This effort is lead by the newly formed Diversity and Outreach Committee (@DOC-NANS) of ...

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    October 10, 2019 36 min

    Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta), Eric Schwenk (@eschwenkmd), and Gary Schwartz (@garyschwartzmd) discuss the innovative ways that the California Society of Anesthesiologists (@CSAHQ) and the American Society of Anesthesiologists (@ASALifeline) are working together to educate patients and doctors about safe and effective opioid use for acute pain management! Recorded 10/7/2019.

    Guest:
    - Shalini Shah (@ShaliniShahMD...

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    September 3, 2019 37 min

    Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta) and Eric Schwenk (@eschwenkmd) discuss the upcoming ASRA Fall 19 meeting (#ASRAFALL19) with the ASRA President and the Program Chair for the meeting! Recorded 08/30/2019.

    Guests:
    - Andrea Nicol (@andreanicolmd)
    - Eugene Viscusi (@EugeneViscusiMD)

    Meeting link: www.asra.com/pain

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    Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta) and Eric Schwenk (@eschwenkmd) talk with our guests about the need for, implementation of, and results of creating a Transitional Pain Service to help patients with persistent post surgical pain. This episode is sponsored by the ASRA Persistent Perioperative Pain Special Interest Group! Recorded 07/21/2019.

    Guests:

    - Hesham El-Sharkawy (@kaohesham)
    - Padma Gulur (@doctorgulur)

    Articles:

  • Richebe P...
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    Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta) and Gary Schwartz (@garyschwartzmd) talk about the second day of the 2019 ASRA Spring Meeting #ASRASpring19 with multiple special guests! Recorded 04/12/2019.

    Guests:
    - Bridget Pulos (@BridgetPulosMD)
    - Colin McCartney (@colinjmccartney)
    - Ankeet Udani (@ankeetudani)
    - Kanups Kumar (@KanupsKumar)
    - Jeni Noerenberg (@DrJeniMD)
    - Jerry Jones (@JerryJo67427561)
    - Ed Mariano (@EMARIA...

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    Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta) and Gary Schwartz (@garyschwartzmd) talk about the first day of the 2019 ASRA Spring Meeting #ASRASpring19 with multiple special guests! Recorded 04/11/2019.

    Guests:
    Amit Pawa - @amit_pawa
    Asokumar Buvanendran - @Kumar_asra
    Jeni Noerenberg - @DrJeniMD
    Shelly Ferrell - @aneswiseguys
    Katharine Fleischmann
    Brinda Kamdar
    Steve Haskins - @shaskinsMD
    Michelle Kars - @MKarsMD
    Jan Boublik - &#...

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    Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta) and Eric Schwenk (@ESchwenkMD) talk to Dr. Kris Schroeder (@KristopherSchr6), the editor of the ASRA News and ASRA News Podcast about some of the great changes in the works and already happening in ASRA publishing. Recorded 03/27/2019. 

    Guest:
    - Kris Schroeder (@KristopherSchr6, kmschro1@wisc.edu)

    Resources:

  • ASRA 2019 Spring meeting - https://www.asra.com/page/2673/program
  • ASRA Newsletter - ...
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    Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta) and Sandy Christensen (@DrSandyC) talk to members of ASRA's Education in Regional Anesthesia Special Interest Group regarding the value of simulation in training on ultrasound-guided procedures. Recorded 02/26/2019.

    Our Guests:
    - Jaime Ortiz (@JaimeOrtizMD)
    - Amanda Kumar (@amandahkumar)
    - Hans Sviggum (@HansSviggum)

    Articles:

  • https://rapm.bmj.com/content/42/6/741.long
  • https://ekja.org/jour...
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    Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta), Eric Schwenk (@ESCHWENKMD), Gary Schwartz (@garyschwartzmd), and Sandy Christensen (@DrSandyC) discuss the impact that choices Anesthesiologists make regarding the anesthetic and pain management have on the risk of cancer recurrence. Recorded 02/05/2019.

    Guest:
    - Andres Missair (University of Miami)

    Article:

  • https://rapm.bmj.com/content/44/1/13
  • Make sure to check to follow along with the ASRA ...

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    Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta) and Gary Schwartz (@garyschwartzmd) go over many of the sessions, workshops, faculty, and social events for the 44th Annual Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada at Caesars Palace. Recorded 12/16/2018.

    Guests:
    - Asokumar Buvanendran, MD - Rush University (@Kumar_asra)
    - Jaime Baratta, MD - Thomas Jefferson University (@jattarab)
    - Danielle Ludwin, MD - Colu...

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    Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta), Gary Schwartz (@garyschwartzmd) recap some of the days activities, lectures, and workshops with a collection of friends that come by the Internet Chat Room Booth at the Opening Ceremony of the Exhibit Hall. Recorded live from the ASRA Fall 2018 Pain Meeting in San Antonio Texas. Recorded 11/16/2018.

    Make sure to check out the next ASRA meeting #ASRASpring19 by going to www.asra.com for all the detai...

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    Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta) and Eric Schwenk (@ESchwenkMD) discuss the value of IV ketamine infusion for the management of chronic refractory migraine headaches. This podcast is a joint effort with the ASRA Headache Special Interest Group (SIG). Recorded 11/07/2018.

    Guests

  • Lynn Kohan, MD (@KohanLynn)- Chair of the ASRA Headache SIG. Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine; Director, Pain Fellowship; Universit...
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    Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta) and Eric Schwenk (@ESchwenkMD) talk about how ketamine has made a resurgence in acute and chronic pain medicine with guest Dr. Danielle Ludwin, associate professor of anesthesiology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center in New York. They also discuss the recent Consensus Guidelines on the Use of Intravenous Ketamine Infusions for Acute Pain Management

    Make sure to check out the next two ASRA...

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    Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta) discusses the exciting lecture and workshop program for ASRA's 17th Annual Pain Medicine Meeting being held November 15-17, 2018, in San Antonio, TX. He is joined by Asokumar Buvanendran (@Kumar_asra), Max Eckmann (@eckmann_max), and Ameet Nagpal (@Sympathy4TheDr, https://www.facebook.com/ameet.nagpal.121). Recorded 07/29/2018.

    The deadline to submit abstracts is September 5, 2018.
    Early-...

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    Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta) and Eric Schwenk (@ESchwenkMD) discuss the role of ASRA's Education in Regional Anesthesia Special Interest Group (SIG) and the current state of education in regional anesthesia. Recorded 05/29/2018.

    Guests
    - Colin McCartney (@colinjmccartney) - Chair of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine at University of Ottawa, ON, Canada
    - Danielle Ludwin - Associate Professor of Anesthesiology; Columbia Unive...

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