David R Walega

  • 428 Citations
20052020

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Research Output

2020
1 Scopus citations

Pre-TKR genicular nerve ablation

Walega, D., Mccormick, Z. & Avram, M., Jan 1 2020, In : Regional anesthesia and pain medicine. 45, 1, p. 91-92 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Simultaneous noninvasive recording of electrocardiogram and skin sympathetic nerve activity (neuECG)

Kusayama, T., Wong, J., Liu, X., He, W., Doytchinova, A., Robinson, E. A., Adams, D. E., Chen, L. S., Lin, S. F., Davoren, K., Victor, R. G., Cai, C., Dai, M. Y., Tian, Y., Zhang, P., Ernst, D., Rho, R. H., Chen, M., Cha, Y. M., Walega, D. R. & 2 others, Everett, T. H. & Chen, P. S., May 1 2020, In : Nature Protocols. 15, 5, p. 1853-1877 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

A Novel Technical Protocol for Improved Capture of the Genicular Nerves by Radiofrequency Ablation

Conger, A., Cushman, D. M., Walker, K., Petersen, R., Walega, D. R., Kendall, R. & McCormick, Z. L., Nov 1 2019, In : Pain Medicine (United States). 20, 11, p. 2208-2212 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Low-Pressure Lumbar Provocation Discography According to Spine Intervention Society/International Association for the Study of Pain Standards Does Not Cause Acceleration of Disc Degeneration in Patients with Symptomatic Low Back Pain: A 7-Year Matched Cohort Study

McCormick, Z. L., Lehman, V. T., Plastaras, C. T., Walega, D. R., Huddleston, P., Moussallem, C., Geske, J. R., Verdoorn, J. T., Kennedy, D. J., Maus, T. P. & Carr, C. M., Oct 1 2019, In : Spine. 44, 19, p. E1161-E1168

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Managing Patient Expectations Is Vital to Successful Pain Management

McCormick, Z. L. & Walega, D. R., Jul 1 2019, In : Pain medicine (Malden, Mass.). 20, 7, p. 1453-1454 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

3 Scopus citations

Randomized prospective trial of cooled versus traditional radiofrequency ablation of the medial branch nerves for the treatment of lumbar facet joint pain

McCormick, Z. L., Choi, H., Reddy, R., Syed, R. H., Bhave, M., Kendall, M. C., Khan, D., Nagpal, G., Teramoto, M. & Walega, D. R., Mar 1 2019, In : Regional anesthesia and pain medicine. 44, 3, p. 389-397 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Severity of Knee Osteoarthritis and Pain Relief After Cooled Radiofrequency Ablation of the Genicular Nerves

House, L. M. L., Korn, M. A., Garg, A., Jung, M. J., Kendall, M. C., Walega, D. R. & McCormick, Z. L., Dec 1 2019, In : Pain medicine (Malden, Mass.). 20, 12, p. 2601-2603 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Achieving meaningful success in studies of genicular nerve radiofrequency ablation

McCormick, Z. L. & Walega, D. R., Oct 1 2018, In : Pain Medicine (United States). 19, 10, p. 2093-2094 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

4 Scopus citations

A prospective randomized trial of prognostic genicular nerve blocks to determine the predictive value for the outcome of cooled radiofrequency ablation for chronic knee pain due to osteoarthritis

McCormick, Z. L., Reddy, R., Korn, M., Dayanim, D., Syed, R. H., Bhave, M., Zhukalin, M., Choxi, S., Ebrahimi, A., Kendall, M. C., McCarthy, R. J., Khan, D. M., Nagpal, G., Bouffard, K. J. & Walega, D. R., Jan 1 2018, In : Pain Medicine (United States). 19, 8, p. 1628-1638 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Chemical neurolysis of the genicular nerves for chronic knee pain: Reviving an old dog and an old trick

Walega, D. R. & McCormick, Z. L., Jan 1 2018, In : Pain Medicine (United States). 19, 9, p. 1882-1884 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

2 Scopus citations

Fact finders for patient safety: Are gadolinium-based contrast media safe alternatives to iodinated contrast agents for the safe performance of spinal injection procedures?

Popescu, A., Patel, J., McCormick, Z. L., Maus, T. P., Rodes, M., Walega, D. R. & Smith, C. C., Oct 2018, In : Pain Medicine (United States). 19, 10, p. 2089-2090 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

8 Scopus citations

Management of a Cancer Patient with an Intrathecal Drug Delivery System and an Acute Brain Abscess

Walega, D. R. & Korn, M., May 1 2018, In : Journal of Palliative Medicine. 21, 5, p. 727-729 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Third-degree skin burn from conventional radiofrequency ablation of the inferiomedial genicular nerve

McCormick, Z. L. & Walega, D. R., May 1 2018, In : Pain Medicine (United States). 19, 5, p. 1095-1097 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

6 Scopus citations
2017

A Prospective randomized comparative trial of targeted steroid injection via epidural catheter versus standard C7-T1 interlaminar approach for the treatment of unilateral cervical radicular pain

McCormick, Z. L., Nelson, A., Bhave, M., Zhukalin, M., Kendall, M. C., McCarthy, R. J., Khan, D. M., Nagpal, G. & Walega, D. R., Jan 1 2017, In : Regional anesthesia and pain medicine. 42, 1, p. 82-89 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Cooled radiofrequency ablation of the genicular nerves for chronic pain due to knee osteoarthritis: Six-month outcomes

McCormick, Z. L., Korn, M., Reddy, R., Marcolina, A., Dayanim, D., Mattie, R., Cushman, D., Bhave, M., McCarthy, R. J., Khan, D., Nagpal, G. & Walega, D. R., Sep 1 2017, In : Pain Medicine (United States). 18, 9, p. 1631-1641 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations

Does cervical interlaminar epidural steroid injection with low-dose lidocaine cause objective upper extremity weakness? A preliminary study

McCormick, Z. L., Nelson, A., Kendall, M. C., McCarthy, R. J., Nagpal, G. & Walega, D. R., Dec 1 2017, In : Pain Medicine (United States). 18, 12, p. 2296-2305 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Epidural infection

Walega, D. R., Jan 1 2017, Challenging Cases and Complication Management in Pain Medicine. Springer International Publishing, p. 251-256 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Is There a Relationship Between Body Mass Index and Fluoroscopy Time During Cervical Interlaminar Epidural Steroid Injections?

McCormick, Z. L., Mattie, R., Ebrahimi, A., Lee, D. T., Marcolina, A., Press, J. M., Kennedy, D. J., Smuck, M., Walega, D. R. & Cushman, D., Jul 1 2017, In : Pain medicine (Malden, Mass.). 18, 7, p. 1326-1333 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Spinal Cord Stimulator Implant Infection Rates and Risk Factors: A Multicenter Retrospective Study

Hoelzer, B. C., Bendel, M. A., Deer, T. R., Eldrige, J. S., Walega, D. R., Wang, Z., Costandi, S., Azer, G., Qu, W., Falowski, S. M., Neuman, S. A., Moeschler, S. M., Wassef, C., Kim, C., Niazi, T., Saifullah, T., Yee, B., Kim, C., Oryhan, C. L., Rosenow, J. M. & 14 others, Warren, D. T., Lerman, I., Mora, R., Hayek, S. M., Hanes, M., Simopoulos, T., Sharma, S., Gilligan, C., Grace, W., Ade, T., Mekhail, N. A., Hunter, J. P., Choi, D. & Choi, D. Y., Jan 1 2017, In : Neuromodulation. 20, 6, p. 558-562 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Spinal Cord Stimulator Related Infections: Findings From a Multicenter Retrospective Analysis of 2737 Implants

Bendel, M. A., O'Brien, T., Hoelzer, B. C., Deer, T. R., Pittelkow, T. P., Costandi, S., Walega, D. R., Azer, G., Hayek, S. M., Wang, Z., Eldrige, J. S., Qu, W., Rosenow, J. M., Falowski, S. M., Neuman, S. A., Moeschler, S. M., Wassef, C., Kim, C., Niazi, T., Saifullah, T. & 16 others, Yee, B., Kim, C., Oryhan, C. L., Warren, D. T., Lerman, I., Mora, R., Hanes, M., Simopoulos, T., Sharma, S., Gilligan, C., Grace, W., Ade, T., Mekhail, N. A., Hunter, J. P., Choi, D. & Choi, D. Y., Jan 1 2017, In : Neuromodulation. 20, 6, p. 553-557 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

The Impact of Body Mass Index on Fluoroscopy Time During Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection; A Multicenter Cohort Study

McCormick, Z. L., Choxi, S. C., Lee, D. T., Marcolina, A., Press, J. M., Kennedy, D. J., Smuck, M., Walega, D. R. & Cushman, D. M., Jan 1 2017, In : Pain medicine (Malden, Mass.). 18, 1, p. 25-35 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

The relationship between body mass index and fluoroscopy time during intraarticular hip injection: A multicenter cohort study

McCormick, Z. L., Bhave, M., Lee, D. T., Scholten, P. M., Chu, S. K., Babu, A. N., Caldwell, M., Ziegler, C., Ashraf, H., Clark, R., Gross, C., Cara, J., McCormick, K., Ross, B., Press, J. M., Walega, D. R. & Cushman, D., Jan 1 2017, In : Pain Physician. 20, 5, p. E721-E726

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016

Cooled radiofrequency ablation of genicular nerves for knee osteoarthritis pain: A protocol for patient selection and case series

Reddy, R. D., McCormick, Z. L., Marshall, B., Mattie, R. & Walega, D. R., Dec 2016, In : Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. 6, 6, e39696.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Is there a relationship between body mass index and fluoroscopy time during sacroiliac joint injection? A multicenter cohort study

McCormick, Z. L., Cushman, D., Lee, D. T., Scholten, P., Chu, S. K., Babu, A. N., Caldwell, M., Ziegler, C., Ashraf, H., Sundar, B., Clark, R., Gross, C., Cara, J., McCormick, K., Ross, B., Smith, C. C., Press, J., Smuck, M. & Walega, D. R., Jul 1 2016, In : Pain Medicine (United States). 17, 7, p. 1241-1248 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Pain Reduction and Repeat Injections After Transforaminal Epidural Injection With Particulate Versus Nonparticulate Steroid for the Treatment of Chronic Painful Lumbosacral Radiculopathy

McCormick, Z. L., Cushman, D., Marshall, B., Caldwell, M., Patel, J., Ghannad, L., Eng, C., Makovitch, S., Babu, A., Chu, S. K., Marciniak, C., Walega, D. R., Press, J., Plastaras, C. & Kennedy, D. J., Nov 1 2016, In : PM and R. 8, 11, p. 1039-1045 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Stellate ganglion blockade and verbal memory in midlife women: Evidence from a randomized trial

Maki, P. M., Rubin, L. H., Savarese, A., Drogos, L., Shulman, L. P., Banuvar, S. & Walega, D. R., Oct 1 2016, In : Maturitas. 92, p. 123-129 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2015

Cervical epidural steroid injection for refractory somatic tinnitus

Mccormick, Z. L. & Walega, D. R., Feb 1 2015, In : Pain Practice. 15, 2, p. e28-e33

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Deliberate Malfeasance or Innocent Error? Misrepresentation in Pain Medicine Fellowship Applications

Walega, D., Feb 1 2015, In : Pain Medicine (United States). 16, 2, p. 230-231 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Evaluation of anxiety in procedure-naive patients during cervical and lumbar epidural steroid injection procedures

Walega, D. R., Kendall, M. C., Nagpal, G. & De Oliveira Jr, G. S., May 4 2015, In : Regional anesthesia and pain medicine. 40, 3, p. 255-261 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

The incidence and severity of physical pain symptoms in marfan syndrome a survey of 993 patients

Nelson, A. M., Walega, D. R. & McCarthy, R. J., Jan 1 2015, In : Clinical Journal of Pain. 31, 12, p. 1080-1086 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

11 Scopus citations
2014

Bilateral stellate ganglion blockade for recalcitrant oral pain from burning mouth syndrome: A case report

Walega, D. R., Smith, C. & Epstein, J. B., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Oral and Facial Pain and Headache. 28, 2, p. 171-175 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Effects of stellate ganglion block on vasomotor symptoms: Findings from a randomized controlled clinical trial in postmenopausal women

Walega, D. R., Rubin, L. H., Banuvar, S., Shulman, L. P. & Maki, P. M., Jan 1 2014, In : Menopause. 21, 8, p. 807-814 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations

Response to letter to the editor

Walega, D. R. & Maki, P., Sep 2014, In : Menopause. 21, 9, p. 1027-1028 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

1 Scopus citations
12 Scopus citations
2013

Diagnostic criteria and treatment of discogenic pain: A systematic review of recent clinical literature

Malik, K. M., Cohen, S. P., Walega, D. R. & Benzon, H. T., Nov 1 2013, In : Spine Journal. 13, 11, p. 1675-1689 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

45 Scopus citations

Survey of inspection and palpation rates among spine providers: Evaluation of physician performance of the physical examination for patients with low back pain

Press, J., Liem, B., Walega, D. & Garfin, S., Sep 15 2013, In : Spine. 38, 20, p. 1779-1784 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2011
6 Scopus citations
2 Scopus citations

Determination of disability

Walega, D. R., Dec 1 2011, Essentials of Pain Medicine. Elsevier Inc, p. 83-84 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Intradiscal techniques: Intradiscal electrothermal therapy, biacuplasty, percutaneous decompression techniques

Walega, D. R., Dec 1 2011, Essentials of Pain Medicine. Elsevier Inc, p. 471-478 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Pneumorrhachis mimicking meningitis after a paramedian lumbar interlaminar injection

De Oliveira, G. S., Charchaflieh, J. & Walega, D. R., Jan 1 2011, In : Clinical Journal of Pain. 27, 4, p. 355-356 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2008

Pain Medicine Practice: Development of Outpatient Services for Chronic Pain

Walega, D. R., Dec 1 2008, Raj's Practical Management of Pain. Elsevier Inc., p. 45-50 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2007

Comparison of the particle sizes of different steroids and the effect of dilution: A review of the relative neurotoxicities of the steroids

Benzon, H. T., Chew, T. L., McCarthy, R. J., Benzon, H. A. & Walega, D. R., Feb 1 2007, In : Anesthesiology. 106, 2, p. 331-338 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

153 Scopus citations
2005

Intradiscal Techniques: Intradiscal Electrothermal Therapy and Nucleoplasty

Walega, D. R., Dec 1 2005, SPEC - Essentials of Pain Medicine and Regional Anesthesia (Reprint). Elsevier Inc, p. 485-493 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter