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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!

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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!

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Episode 31

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Just to clarify, dexmedetomidine is found to increase metastasis reducing cellular apoptosis and reducing overall survival rates in cancer patients.

Outstanding, great discussion

By wfudemon - Oct 11 2016
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Anyone working in the Anesthesia/Healthcare world should be listening to this. Thanks for putting it together every month.

iTunes Ratings

16 Ratings
Average Ratings
12
3
1
0
0

Episode 31

By jawayne12 - Nov 01 2019
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Just to clarify, dexmedetomidine is found to increase metastasis reducing cellular apoptosis and reducing overall survival rates in cancer patients.

Outstanding, great discussion

By wfudemon - Oct 11 2016
Read more
Anyone working in the Anesthesia/Healthcare world should be listening to this. Thanks for putting it together every month.
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ASRA RAPP

Latest release on Dec 20, 2019

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Episode 35: Facebook Live - Day 2 of the ASRA Spring Meeting

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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 (@EMARIANOMD)
- Anita Gupta (@DocAnitaGupta)

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Thanks to The Preps from Philadelphia, PA for the music: “The Grind (9 to 5)" and "Unknown Night". The band features Steve Breslin on vocals/guitars, Bryan Schwenk on guitars/vocals, Jeff Frederick on bass, and Eric Schwenk on drums.

May 23 2019

36mins

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Rank #2: Episode 8: DRG Stimulation and HF10 Spinal Cord Stimulation

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Raj, Eric, Gary, and Larry discuss the differences between spinal cord stimulator, high-frequency SCS, and dorsal root ganglion (DRG) stimulation.

Hosts:

- Raj Gupta MD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center (@dr_rajgupta)
- Eric Schwenk MD, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University (@ESchwenkMD)

Guests:

- Gary Schwartz MD, Maimonides Medical Center and AABP (@garyschwartzmd)
- Larry Epstein MD, Mount Sinai Hospital (@gdtrfb58)

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Thanks to The Preps from Philadelphia, PA for the music: “Funkcore" and "Unknown Night". The band features Steve Breslin on vocals/guitars, Bryan Schwenk on guitars/vocals, Jeff Frederick on bass, and Eric Schwenk on drums. 

Dec 07 2016

36mins

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Rank #3: Episode 32: Simulation in Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine Education

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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:

Make sure to check to follow along with the ASRA Spring meeting at #ASRASPRING19 or by going to www.asra.com/raapm19 for all the details.

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Thanks to The Preps from Philadelphia, PA, for the music: “Funkcore" and "Unknown Night." The band features Steve Breslin on vocals/guitars, Bryan Schwenk on guitars/vocals, Jeff Frederick on bass, and Eric Schwenk on drums.

Feb 28 2019

39mins

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Rank #4: Episode 9: Phrenic Nerve-Sparing Regional Anesthesia for Shoulder Surgery

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Raj, Eric, and Nabil discuss the variety of regional anesthesia options for shoulder surgery to avoid phrenic nerve block.

Hosts:
- Raj Gupta MD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center (@dr_rajgupta)
- Eric Schwenk MD, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University (@ESchwenkMD)

Guests:
- Nabil Elkassabany MD, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (@nelkassabany)

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Thanks to The Preps from Philadelphia, PA for the music: “The Grind (9 to 5)" and "Unknown Night". The band features Steve Breslin on vocals/guitars, Bryan Schwenk on guitars/vocals, Jeff Frederick on bass, and Eric Schwenk on drums. 

Feb 01 2017

40mins

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Rank #5: Episode 30: Preview of the #ASRASPRING19 Meeting

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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 - Columbia University 

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Thanks to The Preps from Philadelphia, PA for the music: “The Grind (9 to 5)" and "Unknown Night". The band features Steve Breslin on vocals/guitars, Bryan Schwenk on guitars/vocals, Jeff Frederick on bass, and Eric Schwenk on drums.

Dec 18 2018

30mins

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Rank #6: Episode 33: Updates to the ASRA News and the New ASRA News Podcast

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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:

  1. ASRA 2019 Spring meeting - https://www.asra.com/page/2673/program
  2. ASRA Newsletter - https://www.asra.com/asra-news
  3. ASRA News Podcast - https://www.asra.com/asra-news/article/172/asra-news-podcast-feed

Make sure to check to follow along with the ASRA Spring meeting at #ASRASpring19 or by going to www.asra.com for all the details.

Apr 01 2019

40mins

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Rank #7: Episode 7: Education in Regional Anesthesia

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Raj, Eric, Ed, and Colin discuss the state of education in regional anesthesia and the role of simulation in this training.

Hosts:

- Raj Gupta, MD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center (@dr_rajgupta)
- Eric Schwenk, MD, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University (@ESchwenkMD)

Guests:

- Ed Mariano, MD, Stanford University & VA Palo Alto Health Care (@Emarianomd)
- Colin McCartney, MBChB PhD, University of Ottawa & The Ottawa Hospital (@colinjmccartney)

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Thanks to The Preps from Philadelphia, PA for the music: “Funkcore" and "Unknown Night". The band features Steve Breslin on vocals/guitars, Bryan Schwenk on guitars/vocals, Jeff Frederick on bass, and Eric Schwenk on drums. 

Oct 28 2016

38mins

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Rank #8: Episode 10: Practice Management Portfolio

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Raj, Eric, and Alex describe the tremendous value of the practice management lectures, PBLDs, and workshops at the upcoming 42nd Annual Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine Meeting being held April 6-8, 2017, in San Francisco. #ASRASpring17.

Hosts:
- Raj Gupta MD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center (@dr_rajgupta)
- Eric Schwenk MD, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University (@ESchwenkMD)

Guests:
- Alexandru Visan MD MBA, CEO Executive Cortex Consulting (@executivecortex)

Resource:
ASRA Practice Management Portfolio: https://www.asra.com/page/1334/practice-management-portfolio

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Thanks to The Preps from Philadelphia, PA for the music: “The Grind (9 to 5)" and "Unknown Night". The band features Steve Breslin on vocals/guitars, Bryan Schwenk on guitars/vocals, Jeff Frederick on bass, and Eric Schwenk on drums. 

Feb 24 2017

41mins

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Rank #9: Episode 34: Facebook Live - Day 1 of the ASRA Spring Meeting

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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 - @jan1boublik
Kanups Kumar - @KanupsKumar

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Thanks to The Preps from Philadelphia, PA for the music: “The Grind (9 to 5)" and "Unknown Night". The band features Steve Breslin on vocals/guitars, Bryan Schwenk on guitars/vocals, Jeff Frederick on bass, and Eric Schwenk on drums.

Apr 16 2019

30mins

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Rank #10: Episode 29: Facebook Live - Day 2 of ASRA Fall 18 Pain Meeting

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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 details.

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Thanks to The Preps from Philadelphia, PA for the music: “The Grind (9 to 5)" and "Unknown Night". The band features Steve Breslin on vocals/guitars, Bryan Schwenk on guitars/vocals, Jeff Frederick on bass, and Eric Schwenk on drums.

Dec 03 2018

45mins

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Rank #11: Episode 27: Ketamine for Refractory Headache

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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; University of Virginia
  • Clinton Lauritsen, MD (@ClintLauritsen) - Clinical instructor in Neurology and Headache Specialist, Director of the Inpatient Headache unit, Thomas Jefferson University; Jefferson Headache Center

Make sure to check out the next two ASRA meetings #ASRAFall18 and #ASRASpring19 by going to www.asra.com/meetings for all the details.

Reference

  • Schwenk ES, Dayan AC, Rangavajjula A, Torjman MC, Hernandez MG, Lauritsen CG, Silberstein SD, Young W, Viscusi ER: Ketamine for refractory headache: A retrospective analysis. Reg Anesth Pain Med 2018; 43:875–9

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Thanks to The Preps from Philadelphia, PA for the music: “The Grind (9 to 5)" and "Unknown Night". The band features Steve Breslin on vocals/guitars, Bryan Schwenk on guitars/vocals, Jeff Frederick on bass, and Eric Schwenk on drums.

Nov 09 2018

31mins

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Rank #12: Episode 26: Revisiting Ketamine in Perioperative Care

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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 meetings #ASRAFall18 and #ASRASpring19 by going to www.asra.com for all the details.

Selected References: 

  1. Schwenk ES, Viscusi ER, Buvanendran A, et al. Consensus guidelines on the use of intravenous ketamine infusions for acute pain management from the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, the American Academy of Pain Medicine, and the American Society of Anesthesiologists. Reg Anesth Pain Med 2018; 43:456–66. 
  2. Cohen SP, Bhatia A, Buvanendran A, et al. Consensus guidelines on the use of intravenous ketamine infusions for chronic pain from the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, the American Academy of Pain Medicine, and the American Society of Anesthesiologists. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2018; 43:521–46.

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Thanks to The Preps from Philadelphia, PA for the music: “The Grind (9 to 5)" and "Unknown Night". The band features Steve Breslin on vocals/guitars, Bryan Schwenk on guitars/vocals, Jeff Frederick on bass, and Eric Schwenk on drums.

Sep 28 2018

37mins

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Rank #13: Episode 25: ASRA 17th Annual Pain Medicine Meeting Preview

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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-bird registration ends September 28, 2018.
Find out all the details about ASRA's 17th Annual Pain Medicine Meeting at: https://www.asra.com/pain
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Thanks to The Preps from Philadelphia, PA for the music: “Winter Wonderland". The band features Steve Breslin on vocals/guitars, Bryan Schwenk on guitars/vocals, Jeff Frederick on bass, and Eric Schwenk on drums.

Aug 01 2018

32mins

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Rank #14: Episode 24: Education in Ultrasound Regional Anesthesia

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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 University Irving Medical Center
- Jaime Ortiz (@JaimeOrtizMD) - Associate Professor of Anesthesiology; Baylor College of Medicine

Make sure to check out the next two ASRA meetings #ASRAFall18 and #ASRASpring19 by going to www.asra.com for all the details.

Selected References

  • Choi S. & McCartney CJ. Evidence base for the use of ultrasound for upper extremity blocks: 2014 update. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2016; 41(2), 242-50.
  • Helwani MA, Saied NN, Asaad B, Rasmussen S, & Fingerman ME. The current role of ultrasound use in teaching regional anesthesia: a survey of residency programs in the United States. Pain Med. 2012;13(10),1342–6.
  • Liu SS. Evidence basis for ultrasound-guided block characteristics onset, quality, and duration. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2016;41(2), 205–20.
  • Lerman IR, Souzdalnitski D, Halaszynski T, Dai F, Guirguis M, Narouze SN. Ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia simulation and trainee performance. Technique Reg Anesth Pain Manage. 2014;18(4)110-7.

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Thanks to The Preps from Philadelphia, PA for the music: “The Grind (9 to 5)" and "Unknown Night". The band features Steve Breslin on vocals/guitars, Bryan Schwenk on guitars/vocals, Jeff Frederick on bass, and Eric Schwenk on drums.

May 29 2018

39mins

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Rank #15: Episode 23: Live from ASRA World Congress 2018 - Part 2

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Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta), Eric Schwenk (@ESchwenkMD), Gary Schwartz (@garyschwartzmd) and many of our friends from around the globe stop by the Exhibit Hall to discuss their second day experience at the ASRA World Congress 2018.  There’s definitely a lot of excitement in the air!  Recorded 04/20/2018.

Hashtags:

Make sure to check out the next two ASRA meetings #ASRAFall18 and #ASRASpring19 by going to www.asra.com for all the details.

May 08 2018

44mins

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