Pain is a multidimensional
experience that often requires a combination of various approaches to bring
about optimal outcomes. At a recent scientific symposium held during the 7th
Association of South-East Asian Pain Societies
Congress held in Yangon, Myanmar, Professor
Stefano Coaccioli discussed the evolution of ns-NSAIDs and how dexketoprofen
trometamol (Ketesse®; A. Menarini) can improve acute pain management.
Recent neuropathic pain management guidelines have highlighted specific drugs to be used as first, second, and third line treatment of neuropathic pain, according to a presentation at the 7th Association of South-East Asian Pain Societies Congress (ASEAPS 2017) held in Yangon, Myanmar.
The use of heel cushions may provide pain relief and improve walking in patients with plantar fasciitis, according to a presentation at the 7th Association of South-East Asian Pain Societies (ASEAPS) Congress 2017 held in Yangon, Myanmar.
Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) who were bullied tend to suffer more pain and related functional impairment than nonvictims, leading to depression, anxiety, and poor sleep quality, suggests a study presented at the ASEAPS 2017 in Yangon, Myanmar.
Understanding the mechanisms behind spinal segmental sensitization (SSS) may offer valuable insight into, and more effective management of, chronic neuromusculoskeletal pain, according to Dr Reynaldo Rey-Matias of the Philippine Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine and Philippine Board of Pain Medicine.
Many countries in the Asia-Pacific region rank low in the 2015 Quality of Death Index, highlighting the need to develop palliative care in these areas, according to Professor Cynthia Goh, chair of the Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network (APHN), who delivered a presentation at the 7th Association of South-East Asian Pain Societies Congress held in Yangon, Myanmar.
Men were more likely to have better outcome than women among those who had been hospitalized for migraine or chronic tension type headache (CTTH), suggests a study presented at the Association of South-East Asian Pain Societies Congress 2017 (ASEAPS 2017) held in Yangon, Myanmar.
Peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD) may be associated with knee osteoarthritis (OA), according to data presented at the 7th Association of South-East Asian Pain Societies (ASEAPS) Congress 2017, held in Yangon, Myanmar.
There is a lack of use of opioids for pain management in many developing countries mainly due to unfounded prejudices and barriers, according to a presentation at the 7th Association of South-East Asian Pain Societies Congress (ASEAPS 2017) held in Yangon, Myanmar.
Treatment with fludarabine, cytarabine and G-CSF (FLAG) in combination with gemtuzumab ozogamicin (GO) or idarubicin (Ida) is associated with high remission rates among patients with newly diagnosed core binding factor acute myelogenous leukaemia (CBF-AML) with low induction mortalities, reports a study.
Transitioning from bortezomib- to ixazomib-based induction is feasible, tolerable and effective in the treatment of community patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma (NDMM), according to a study presented at the 61st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH 2019).
The addition of daratumumab to lenalidomide, bortezomib, and dexamethasone (RVd) significantly improves response rates and depth of response in patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma (NDMM) who are eligible for an autologous stem cell transplant (ASCT), according to updated results of the phase II GRIFFIN* study presented at ASH 2019.
At the recent National Haematology Expert Meeting 2019, a panel of experts was convened to discuss the role of targeted therapy in the management of haematological malignancies. Highlights of their lectures are summarised below.