Centro di terapia del dolore

Neurocentro della Svizzera Italiana

Ospedale Regionale di Lugano, sede Italiano
Via Capelli 6962 Viganello
Tel. +41 (0)91 811 75 90
Fax +41 (0)91 811 75 91
ctd.lugano@eoc.ch

Centro di terapia del dolore

Neurocentro della Svizzera Italiana

Ospedale Regionale di Lugano, sede Italiano
Via Capelli 6962 Viganello
Tel. +41 (0)91 811 75 90
Fax +41 (0)91 811 75 91
ctd.lugano@eoc.ch

Centro terapia del dolore

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Current research projects

 
-              An open label, randomized-controlled trial to assess efficacy and safety of HYALODISC combined with physical exercise program compared to standard care (Physical Exercise Program) in patients with low back pain due to Degenerative Disc Disease (study identifier) EQM2.20.01.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04757038
-              Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation for the Management of Intractable Painful Polyneuropathy: A Prospective Case Series.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02435004
-              A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Multicenter Efficacy Study of the Gelstix™ Device to treat Chronic Discogenic Low Back Pain (two center study with the Rijnstate Hospital, The Netherlands, and Pain Management Center NSI, project in collaboration with the neuroradiology department, EOC Lugano, CH.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02763956
-              PREFerred Neurostimulation MODdalities to treat chronic intractable back pain, A 3x3 Crossover Study (project in collaboration with the Maastricht University).
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04582721
-              The Impact of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) on Treatment Outcome after Lumbar Spinal Fusion Surgery Patients with High Pain Catastrophizing: a Randomized Controlled Trial of CBT vs. Education plus Usual Care (two center study with the Zuyderland Hospital, NL, and Pain Management Center NSI, project in collaboration with the psychology department, Maastricht University, NL.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03969602
-              Development of the Italian version of Surgical Fear Questionnaire, a Cross-Cultural Adaptation and Assessment of Its Measurement Properties (project in collaboration with the Maastricht University, psychology department).
-               Wireless, Implantable Tibial Nerve Stimulator System for the Treatment of Refractory Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Patients With Multiple Sclerosis (Stimrouter) (project in collaboration with the neurourology department, EOC Lugano).
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04567264
-               Neuromodulation RELIEF STUDY (A7007), a global registry to evaluate long-term effectiveness of neurostimulation therapy for pain.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01719055
-               A Multicenter Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Minimally Invasive SAIF Vertebral Reconstruction Technique versus Surgical Fixation in Unstable Osteoporotic Vertebral Compression Fracture, project in collaboration with the neuroradiology department, EOC Lugano, CH.

 
Publications
1.         Scarone P, Smeets A, van Kuijk SMJ, van Santbrink H, Peters M, Koetsier E. A Randomized Controlled TRIal of Cognitive BEhavioral Therapy for High CAtastrophizing Patients undergoing Lumbar Fusion Surgery: the TRIBECA study. BMC Muscoloskeletal Disorders. 2020;21:810.
2.         Koetsier E, van Kuijk SMJ, Melli G, Dukanac J, Barbero M, van Zundert J, Joosten EA, Maino P. Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation for the Management of Intractable Painful Polyneuropathy: A Prospective Pilot Study. Neuromodulation. 2020;23:177-184.
3.         Koetsier E, Franken G, Debets J, van Kuijk SMJ, Linderoth B, Joosten EA, Maino P. Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation in Experimental Painful Diabetic Polyneuropathy: Delayed Wash-out of Pain Relief after Low-Frequency (1Hz) Stimulation. Neuromodulation. 2020;2:177-184.
4.         Koetsier E, Franken G, Debets J, Heijmans L, van Kuijk SMJ, Linderoth B, Joosten EA, Maino P. Mechanism of Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation for Pain Relief in Painful Diabetic Polyneuropathy is Not Dependent on GABA Release in the Dorsal Horn of the Spinal Cord. CNS Neuroscience & Therapeutics. 2020;26:136-143.
5.         Maino P, van Kuijk SMJ, Koetsier E. Refill Port Identification of Intrathecal Drug Delivery System Devices with a Raised Fill Port, Pain Pract. 2019;19:418-425.
6.         Koetsier E, Franken G, Debets J, van Kuijk SMJ, Perez RSGM, Linderoth B, Joosten EA, Maino P. Effectiveness of Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation and Dorsal Column Spinal Cord Stimulation in a Model of Experimental Painful Diabetic Polyneuropathy. CNS Neuroscience & Therapeutics. 2019;25:367-374.
7.         Sacco R, Braga A, Disanto G, Digesu GA, Maino P, Koetsier E, Caccia G, SeratiM, Renard J, Gobbi C, Zecca C. Effectiveness of percutaneous posterior tibial nerve stimulation for the management of bowel dysfunction in multiple sclerosis patients. Mult Scler 2020; Online ahead of print.
8.         Maino P, van Kuijk SMJ, Perez RSGM, Koetsier E. Refill Procedures of Intrathecal Drug Delivery Systems with a Recessed Fill Port on the Pump Surface: a Prospective Comparison Study of Ultrasound-Guided vs. Blind Refill Technique. Neuromodulation. 2019;22:799-804.
9.         Maino P, Presilla S, Colli Franzone PA, van Kuijk SMJ, Perez RSGM, Koetsier E. Radiation Dose Exposure for Lumbar Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injectionsand Facet Joint Blocks under CT versus Fluoroscopic Guidance. Pain Pract, 2018;18: 798-804.
10.       Maino P, van Kuijk SMJ, Perez RSGM, Koetsier E. Ease of Fill Port Access During the Ultrasound-Guided vs. the Blind Refill Technique of Intrathecal Drug Delivery Systems with a Raised Septum, a Prospective Comparison Study. Neuromodulation. 2018;21:641-647.
12.       Enhancing clinical decisions about care through a pre-consultation sheet that captures patients' views on their health conditions and treatments: A qualitative study in the field of chronic pain.
Zanini C, Maino P, Möller JC, Gobbi C, Raimondi M, Rubinelli S.
Patient Educ Couns. 2016 May;99(5):747-53.
13.       Posterior tibial nerve stimulation in the management of lower urinary tract symptoms in patients with multiple sclerosis. Zecca C, Panicari L, Disanto G, Maino P, Singh A, Digesu GA, Gobbi C.
Int Urogynecol J. 2016 Apr;27(4):521-7.
14.       Aseptic arachnoiditis in a patient treated with intrathecal morphine infusion: symptom resolution on switch to ziconotide. Codipietro L, Maino P. Neuromodulation. 2015 Apr;18(3):217-20;
15.       Maino P, Koetsier E, Perez RSGM. The Accuracy of Template-Guided Refill Technique of Intrathecal Pumps Controlled by Fluoroscopy: An Observational Study. Neuromodulation. 2015;18:428-432.
16.       Koetsier E, Boer Ch, Loer, SA, Complaints and incident reports related to anaesthesia service are foremost attributed to nontechnical skills. European Journal of Anaesthesiology 2011;28:29-33.
17.       Baldeschi L, MacAndie K, Koetsier E, Blank LE, Wieringa WM, The influence of previous orbital irradiation on the outcome of rehabilitative decompression surgery in graves orbitopathy. Am J Ophtalmol. 2008; 145: 534-540.
18.       Maino PKoetsier E. Reply to Letter to the Editor Regarding Sonographic Assistance for Intrathecal Drugs Delivery System Refill. Pain Pract.2019;19:677.
19.       Koetsier E, Maino P. Commentary on: Safe Use of Epidural Corticosteroid Injections: Recommendations of the WIP Benelux Work Group, by Van Boxem et al., Pain Practice 2019;19:344.
20.       Croci DM, Koetsier E, Maino P, Reinert M. Cervical radiculopathy caused by Vertebral Artery Loop: Is a focused fluoroscopic-guided cervical epidural steroid injection a possible treatment modality? Pain Practice. 2020 Sep;20:787-791.
21.       Maino P, Koetsier E, Kaelin-Lang A, Gobbi C, Perez RSGM. Efficacious Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation for Painful Small Fiber Neuropathy: A Case Report. Pain Physician, 2017;20:E459-E463.
22.       Koetsier E, Kallewaard JW, Maino P. Commentary on: Does provocative discography cause clinically important injury to the lumbar intervertebral disc? A 10-year matchedcohort study, by Cueller et al. Spine J. 2017;17:610-611.
23.       Koetsier E, Maino P, Perez RSGM. Fentanyl Overdose Caused by Malfunction of SynchroMed II Intrathecal Pump: Two Case Reports.Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2014;39:434-437.
24.       Barbero M, Schneebelia A, Koetsier E, Maino P. Myofascial pain syndrome and trigger points: evaluation and treatment in patients with musculoskeletal pain. Curr Opin Support Palliat Care. 2019;13:270-276. 

Click the link below to see more details about the Scientific Report NSI 2015

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