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29th Napa Pain Conference Sessions

Strategy for Individualized Precision Medicine

Aug 19, 2022 4:00pm ‐ Aug 19, 2022 4:30pm


1. Identify the role of targeted drug delivery in specific indications.

2. Application of principles of precision medicine to targeted drug delivery therapy.

3. Understand the role of catheter tip placement in improving outcomes based on csf flow dynamics and drug kinetics.

Additional Reading

Schultz, D. M., Abd-Elsayed, A., Calodney, A., Stromberg, K., Weaver, T., & Spencer, R. J. (2021). Targeted drug delivery for chronic nonmalignant pain: longitudinal data from the product surveillance registry. Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface, 24(7), 1167-1175.

Knight KH, Brand FM, Mchaourab AS, Veneziano G. Implantable intrathecal pumps for chronic pain: highlights and updates. Croat Med J. 2007 Feb;48(1):22-34. PMID: 17309136; PMCID: PMC2080496.

Kim DD, Patel A, Sibai N. Conversion of Intrathecal Opioids to Fentanyl in Chronic Pain Patients With Implantable Pain Pumps: A Retrospective Study. Neuromodulation. 2019 Oct;22(7):823-827. doi: 10.1111/ner.12936. Epub 2019 Mar 6. PMID: 30840355.

Gorlin AW, Rosenfeld DM, Maloney J, Wie CS, McGarvey J, Trentman TL. Survey of pain specialists regarding conversion of high-dose intravenous to neuraxial opioids. J Pain Res. 2016 Sep 21;9:693-700. doi: 10.2147/JPR.S113216. PMID: 27703394; PMCID: PMC5036565.


  • Dr. Hemant Kalia, MD, Program Director, Interventional Spine & Pain Fellowship Program, Rochester Regional Health
Category: CME

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