Reviews by Pain Management Fellows of Current Articles from the Medical Literature

UC Davis
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
Division of Pain Medicine
Fellowship Training Program in Pain Management


Scott M. Fishman, M.D.
Barth Wilsey, M.D.

Contributing authors

Victor Gutierrez, M.D.
Gagan Mahajan, M.D.
Alec Meleger,, M.D.
Val Tarasenico, M.D.


Ziconotide, A New N-Type Calcium Channel Blocker, Administered Intrathecally for Postoperative Pain
Peter G. Atanassoff, Maximillian W.B. Harmannsgruber, James Thrasher, Dan Wermeling William Longton, Raymond Gaeta, Tej Singh, Martha Nayo, Dawn McGuire, and Robert Luther
Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine 25 (3); 274-278: 2000
Review by: Gagan Mahajan, M.D.
Fellow, UC Davis

Cervical Nonorganic Signs: A New Clinical Tool to Assess Abnormal Illness Behavior in Neck Pain Patients: A Pilot Study
Jerry B. Sobel, M.D., Patti Sollenberger, P.T., Richard Robinson, Peter B. Polatin, M.D., Robert J. Gatchel, Ph.D.
Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Vol 81, February, 2000
Review by: Alec Meleger, M.D.
Fellow, UC Davis