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181. Long-term opioid therapy for chronic non-cancer pain: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis of efficacy, tolerability and safety in open-label extension trials with study durations of at least 26 weeks

Long-term opioid therapy for chronic non-cancer pain: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis of efficacy, tolerability and safety in open-label extension trials with study durations of at least 26 weeks Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD

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182. Role of pharmacists in optimising opioid therapy for chronic non-malignant pain a mixed study systematic review

Role of pharmacists in optimising opioid therapy for chronic non-malignant pain a mixed study systematic review Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated

2019 PROSPERO

183. Prolotherapy for the patients with chronic pain: systematic review and meta-analysis

Prolotherapy for the patients with chronic pain: systematic review and meta-analysis Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites

2019 PROSPERO

184. Systematic review on the effect of electrical stimulation currents on the pain and function in subjects with chronic non-specific low back pain

Systematic review on the effect of electrical stimulation currents on the pain and function in subjects with chronic non-specific low back pain Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content

2019 PROSPERO

185. Systematic review evaluating the effect of EEG neurofeedback on pain complaints in adults with chronic pain

Systematic review evaluating the effect of EEG neurofeedback on pain complaints in adults with chronic pain Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files

2019 PROSPERO

186. The effects of booster sessions on self-management interventions for chronic musculoskeletal pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials

The effects of booster sessions on self-management interventions for chronic musculoskeletal pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability

2019 PROSPERO

187. The barriers and enablers to the monitoring and deprescribing of opioid analgesics for chronic non-cancer pain: protocol for a qualitative evidence synthesis using the theoretical domains framework

The barriers and enablers to the monitoring and deprescribing of opioid analgesics for chronic non-cancer pain: protocol for a qualitative evidence synthesis using the theoretical domains framework Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears

2019 PROSPERO

188. Effectiveness of pelvic floor muscle injections for chronic pelvic pain: a systematic review

Effectiveness of pelvic floor muscle injections for chronic pelvic pain: a systematic review Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external

2019 PROSPERO

189. Acupuncture for reduction of opioid consumption in chronic pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Acupuncture for reduction of opioid consumption in chronic pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files

2019 PROSPERO

190. Acupuncture for chronic pain-related depression: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Acupuncture for chronic pain-related depression: a systematic review and meta-analysis Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites

2019 PROSPERO

191. Acupoint catgut embedding for chronic low back pain: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials

Acupoint catgut embedding for chronic low back pain: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files

2019 PROSPERO

192. Child maltreatment and the development and persistence of chronic pain: a systematic review of prospective studies

Child maltreatment and the development and persistence of chronic pain: a systematic review of prospective studies Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated

2019 PROSPERO

193. A systematic review to assess whether ketorolac has an opioid sparing effect in patients in palliative care who are receiving opioids for chronic cancer-related pain

A systematic review to assess whether ketorolac has an opioid sparing effect in patients in palliative care who are receiving opioids for chronic cancer-related pain Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability

2019 PROSPERO

194. Effectiveness of interventions aimed to increase physical activity in patients with chronic low back pain: a systematic review

Effectiveness of interventions aimed to increase physical activity in patients with chronic low back pain: a systematic review Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any

2019 PROSPERO

195. Effects of deep cervical flexor training on impaired physiological functions associated with chronic neck pain: a systematic review

Effects of deep cervical flexor training on impaired physiological functions associated with chronic neck pain: a systematic review Neck pain is a major health issue with high rates of recurrence. It presents with a variety of altered sensorimotor functions. Exercise is a cornerstone of rehabilitation and many training methods are used. Exercise is evaluated in most randomized controlled trials on its pain relieving effects. No review has assessed the effect of exercise on the altered (...) physiological functions or determined if there are differential effects of particular training methods. This review investigated the effects of deep cervical flexor (DCF) training, a training method commonly used for patients with neck pain, and compared it to other training methods or no training on outcomes of cervical neuromuscular function, muscle size, kinematics and kinetics.Web of Science, Scopus, CINAHL, PubMed were searched from inception until January 2018. Twelve randomized controlled trials were

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196. Do Regenerative Medicine Therapies Provide Long-Term Relief in Chronic Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review and Metaanalysis

Do Regenerative Medicine Therapies Provide Long-Term Relief in Chronic Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review and Metaanalysis Several cell-based therapies have been proposed in recent years the management of low back pain, including the injection of medicinal signaling cells or mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) and platelet-rich plasma (PRP). However, there is only emerging clinical evidence to support their use at this time.To assess the effectiveness of MSCs or PRP injections in the treatment of low (...) and methodological quality assessment were performed utilizing Cochrane review methodologic quality assessment and Interventional Pain Management Techniques - Quality Appraisal of Reliability and Risk of Bias Assessment (IPM-QRB) and Interventional Pain Management Techniques - Quality Appraisal of Reliability and Risk of Bias Assessment for Nonrandomized Studies (IPM-QRBNR). The evidence was summarized utilizing principles of best evidence synthesis on a scale of 1 to 5.Twenty-one injection studies met inclusion

2019 EvidenceUpdates

197. Answer to the letter to the editor of Y. Li et al. concerning "Intraosseous basivertebral nerve ablation for the treatment of chronic low back pain: a prospective randomized double-blind sham-controlled multi-center study" by Fischgrund JS, et al. [Eur Sp (PubMed)

Answer to the letter to the editor of Y. Li et al. concerning "Intraosseous basivertebral nerve ablation for the treatment of chronic low back pain: a prospective randomized double-blind sham-controlled multi-center study" by Fischgrund JS, et al. [Eur Sp 31399848 2019 08 30 1432-0932 28 9 2019 Sep European spine journal : official publication of the European Spine Society, the European Spinal Deformity Society, and the European Section of the Cervical Spine Research Society Eur Spine J Answer (...) to the letter to the editor of Y. Li et al. concerning "Intraosseous basivertebral nerve ablation for the treatment of chronic low back pain: a prospective randomized double-blind sham-controlled multi-center study" by Fischgrund JS, et al. [Eur Spine J; (2018) 27(5): 1146-1156]. 2224 10.1007/s00586-019-06063-5 Fischgrund Jeffrey S JS Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, 3535 West 13 Mile Road, Suite 744, Royal Oak, MI, 48073, USA. jsfischgrund37@gmail.com. eng Letter 2019 08 09 Germany

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2019 European spine journal : official publication of the European Spine Society, the European Spinal Deformity Society, and the European Section of the Cervical Spine Research Society Controlled trial quality: predicted high

198. Letter to the Editor concerning "Intraosseous basivertebral nerve ablation for the treatment of chronic low back pain: a prospective randomized double-blind sham-controlled multi-center study" by Fischgrund JS, et al. [Eur Spine J; (2018) 27(5): 1146-1156 (PubMed)

Letter to the Editor concerning "Intraosseous basivertebral nerve ablation for the treatment of chronic low back pain: a prospective randomized double-blind sham-controlled multi-center study" by Fischgrund JS, et al. [Eur Spine J; (2018) 27(5): 1146-1156 31309332 2019 08 30 1432-0932 28 9 2019 Sep European spine journal : official publication of the European Spine Society, the European Spinal Deformity Society, and the European Section of the Cervical Spine Research Society Eur Spine J Letter (...) to the Editor concerning "Intraosseous basivertebral nerve ablation for the treatment of chronic low back pain: a prospective randomized double-blind sham-controlled multi-center study" by Fischgrund JS, et al. [Eur Spine J; (2018) 27(5): 1146-1156]. 2223 10.1007/s00586-019-06061-7 Li Yongchao Y Department of Orthopaedics, Shanghai East Hospital, Tongji University School of Medicine, 150 Jimo Road, Shanghai, 200120, China. Feng Xiaofei X Department of Orthopaedics, Shanghai East Hospital, Tongji University

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2019 European spine journal : official publication of the European Spine Society, the European Spinal Deformity Society, and the European Section of the Cervical Spine Research Society Controlled trial quality: predicted high

199. Effects of motor control exercise and patient education program in the management of chronic low back pain among community-dwelling adults in rural Nigeria: a study protocol for a randomized clinical trial. (PubMed)

Effects of motor control exercise and patient education program in the management of chronic low back pain among community-dwelling adults in rural Nigeria: a study protocol for a randomized clinical trial. The impact of chronic low back pain (CLBP) is disproportionally higher in rural Nigeria than in urban areas but lack access to rehabilitation. While exercise and education are commonly advocated interventions for the rehabilitation of CLBP, there is a paucity of community-based randomized (...) to one of three intervention arms; MCE plus PE, MCE, or PE groups. The MCE will be administered twice a week for 8 weeks while the PE will be provided once a week for 8 weeks. Participants will be assessed pre-intervention, immediately post-intervention and at 3-month post-intervention. Primary outcomes will be pain intensity and functional disability. Secondary outcomes will be quality of life, fear-avoidance beliefs, pain catastrophizing, back beliefs, global perceived recovery, and physical

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2019 Integrative medicine research Controlled trial quality: uncertain

200. Ropivacaine versus placebo on postoperative analgesia and chronic pain following third molar extraction: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Study. (PubMed)

Ropivacaine versus placebo on postoperative analgesia and chronic pain following third molar extraction: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Study. The present study aimed at assessing the efficiency of ropivacaine on post-operative pain for extraction of third molars.In a single centre, prospective, parallel, double blind randomised trial, patients scheduled for removal of all four third molars, ASA I-III patients<65 year-old patients were included. After intubation under general anesthesia (...) when VAS>3/10, followed by oral tramadol 50mg after discharge), patient satisfaction, chronic pain (1-3 month), time in PACU and total hospitalization time were also recorded.A total of 50 patients were analysed in each group with similar characteristics (ropivacaine vs. control, for age (years) 18 [17-21] vs. 18 [17-21], for sex (female) 33 (66%) vs. 25 (50%), and BMI (kg/m2): 20 [19-23] vs. 21 [19-23]). Area Under the Curve for VAS pain (0 to 4h) was lower for Ropivacaine group: 0.43 [0.19-0.66

2019 Journal of stomatology, oral and maxillofacial surgery Controlled trial quality: predicted high