Increasing both the quality and quantity of scientific pain research is a primary goal of the AAPM Annual Meeting. The Scientific Poster Abstract Committee has selected three of the highest ranking, most novel 2019 poster submissions for live presentation in this session.
Geographical Variation in Opioid-Related Hospital Use for Year 2015: A National Study
Sahil Gupta, MD
Virtual Reality Distraction for Anxiety and Pain Reductions during Trigger Point Injection Procedures
A Comprehensive Protocol for Postoperative Pain Control in Elective Total Joint Arthroplasty Drastically Reduces Opioid Prescriptions: A review of prescribing practices and outcomes
André Boezaart, MD PhD
Pain Catastophizing Trajectories Preoperatively to 6 Months Postoperatively: A Longitudinal, Prospective, Observational Study
Alexandra Kane, BS
Functional Recovery Program: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Treating Chronic Pain
Kaivalya Deshpande, MD
A Diffusion Tensor Protocol for the Stria Medullaris in Chronic Pain Patients
Kirk Levins, MD DPMCAI FCAI MSc MA AMRSC
More than 180 scientific posters will be presented in the AAPM35 Resource Center throughout the AAPM Annual Meeting March 7-9. Evening receptions on March 7 and March 8 will offer an opportunity for meeting attendees to hear directly from poster authors and get their questions answered. Original poster presentations will also be published in AAPM's official journal, Pain Medicine.