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FPM Procedures Endorsement Program curriculum: Category 3 procedures

The FPM Procedures Endorsement Program curriculum defines the required learning, teaching and assessment of FPM endorsees. This guide contains all references in the curriculum, including those available through the ANZCA library.

3A Insertion of percutaneous epidural trial leads

Bogduk N. Clinical and Radiological Anatomy of the Lumbar Spine. 5th ed. Philadelphia (PA): Elsevier; 2012.

Deer TR, Lamer TJ, Pope JE, Falowski SM, Provenzano DA, Slavin K, et al. The Neurostimulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee (NACC) safety guidelines for the reduction of severe neurological injury. Neuromodulation. 2017; 20(1):15‐30. Request article via Library.

Deer TR, Provenzano DA, Hanes M, Pope JE, Thomson SJ, Russo MA, et al. The Neurostimulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee (NACC) recommendations for infection prevention and management [published correction appears in Neuromodulation. 2017 Jul; 20(5):516]. Neuromodulation. 2017; 20(1):31‐50. Request article via Library. 

Deer TR, Narouze S, Provenzano DA, Pope JE, Falowski SM, Russo MA, et al. The Neurostimulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee (NACC): recommendations on bleeding and coagulation management in neurostimulation devices [published correction appears in Neuromodulation. 2017 Jun; 20(4):407]. Neuromodulation. 2017; 20(1):51‐62. Request article via Library.

Deer T, Pope J, Lamer T, Provenzano D (eds.). Deer's treatment of pain: an illustrated guide for practitioners. Cham: Springer; 2019

Diwan S, Deer TR (eds.). Advanced procedures for pain management: a step-by-step atlas. Cham: Springer; 2018

3B Implantation of permanent spinal neuromodulation system, non-DRG

Bogduk N. Clinical and Radiological Anatomy of the Lumbar Spine. 5th ed. Philadelphia (PA): Elsevier; 2012.

Deer TR, Lamer TJ, Pope JE, Falowski SM, Provenzano DA, Slavin K, et al. The Neurostimulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee (NACC) safety guidelines for the reduction of severe neurological injury. Neuromodulation. 2017; 20(1):15‐30. Request article via Library.

Deer TR, Provenzano DA, Hanes M, Pope JE, Thomson SJ, Russo MA, et al. The Neurostimulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee (NACC) recommendations for infection prevention and management [published correction appears in Neuromodulation. 2017 Jul; 20(5):516]. Neuromodulation. 2017; 20(1):31‐50. Request article via Library.

Deer TR, Narouze S, Provenzano DA, Pope JE, Falowski SM, Russo MA, et al. The Neurostimulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee (NACC): recommendations on bleeding and coagulation management in neurostimulation devices [published correction appears in Neuromodulation. 2017 Jun; 20(4):407]. Neuromodulation. 2017; 20(1):51‐62. Request article via Library

Deer T, Pope J, Lamer T, Provenzano D (eds.). Deer's treatment of pain: an illustrated guide for practitioners. Cham: Springer; 2019

Diwan S, Deer TR (eds.). Advanced procedures for pain management: a step-by-step atlas. Cham: Springer; 2018

Dones I, Levi V. Spinal cord stimulation for neuropathic pain: current trends and future applications. Brain Sci. 2018; 8(8):138. Published 2018 Jul 24.

3C Implantation of intrathecal drug delivery system

Deer TR, Smith HS, Burton AW, Pope JE, Doleys DM, Levy RM, et al. Comprehensive consensus based guidelines on intrathecal drug delivery systems in the treatment of pain caused by cancer pain. Pain Physician. 2011; 14(3):E283‐E312.

Deer TR, Prager J, Levy R, Burton A, Buchser E, Caraway D, et al. Polyanalgesic Consensus Conference-- 2012: recommendations on trialing for intrathecal (intraspinal) drug delivery: report of an interdisciplinary expert panel. Neuromodulation. 2012; 15(5):420‐35. Request article via Library.

Deer TR, Lamer TJ, Pope JE, Falowski SM, Provenzano DA, Slavin K, et al. The Neurostimulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee (NACC) safety guidelines for the reduction of severe neurological injury. Neuromodulation. 2017; 20(1):15‐30. Request article via Library

Deer TR, Provenzano DA, Hanes M, Pope JE, Thomson SJ, Russo MA, et al. The Neurostimulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee (NACC) recommendations for infection prevention and management [published correction appears in Neuromodulation. 2017 Jul; 20(5):516]. Neuromodulation. 2017; 20(1):31‐50. Request article via Library. 

Deer TR, Narouze S, Provenzano DA, Pope JE, Falowski SM, Russo MA, et al. The Neurostimulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee (NACC): recommendations on bleeding and coagulation management in neurostimulation devices [published correction appears in Neuromodulation. 2017 Jun; 20(4):407]. Neuromodulation. 2017; 20(1):51‐62. Request article via Library

Deer TR, Pope JE, Hayek SM, Lamer TJ, Veizi IE, Erdek M, et al. The Polyanalgesic Consensus Conference (PACC): recommendations for intrathecal drug delivery: guidance for improving safety and mitigating risks. Neuromodulation. 2017; 20(2):155‐76. Request article via Library.

Deer T, Kim P, Pope JE, Hayek S, McDowell G, Mekhail N, et al. Physician guidance on the use of off-labeled drugs in intrathecal drug delivery systems for chronic pain. Neuromodulation. 2019; 22(7):765‐8. Request article via Library.

Duarte R, Raphael J, Eldabe S. Intrathecal drug delivery for the management of pain and spasticity in adults: an executive summary of the British Pain Society's recommendations for best clinical practice. Br J Pain. 2016; 10(2):67‐9.

Eldabe S, Duarte R, Raphael J, Thomson S, Bojanic S. Intrathecal drug delivery for the management of pain and spasticity in adults; recommendations for best clinical practice. London: British Pain Society; 2015. 

Follett KA, Boortz-Marx RL, Drake JM, DuPen S, Schneider SJ, Turner MS, et al. Prevention and management of intrathecal drug delivery and spinal cord stimulation system infections. Anesthesiology. 2004; 100(6):1582‐94.

Rauck RL, Wallace MS, Leong MS, Minehart M, Webster LR, Charapata SG, et al. A randomized, doubleblind, placebo-controlled study of intrathecal ziconotide in adults with severe chronic pain. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2006; 31(5):393‐406.

Smith TJ, Staats PS, Deer T, Stearns LJ, Rauck RL, Boortz-Marx RL, et al. Randomized clinical trial of an implantable drug delivery system compared with comprehensive medical management for refractory cancer pain: impact on pain, drug-related toxicity, and survival. J Clin Oncol. 2002; 20(19):4040‐9. Request article via Library.

Yaksh TL, Rudy TA. Analgesia mediated by a direct spinal action of narcotics. Science. 1976;192(4246):1357-8. Request article via Library

3D Replacement of implantable pulse generator

Bendel MA, O'Brien T, Hoelzer BC, Deer TR, Pittelkow TP, Costandi S, et al. Spinal cord stimulator related infections: findings from a multicenter retrospective analysis of 2737 implants. Neuromodulation. 2017; 20(6):553‐7. Request article via Library.

Deer TR, Mekhail N, Provenzano D, Pope J, Krames E, Thomson S, et al. The appropriate use of neurostimulation: avoidance and treatment of complications of neurostimulation therapies for the treatment of chronic pain. Neuromodulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee. Neuromodulation. 2014; 17(6):571‐598. Request article via Library.

Deer TR, Krames E, Mekhail N, Pope J, Leong M, Stanton-Hicks M, et al. The appropriate use of neurostimulation: new and evolving neurostimulation therapies and applicable treatment for chronic pain and selected disease states. Neuromodulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee. Neuromodulation. 2014;17(6):599‐615. Request article via Library.

Deer TR, Lamer TJ, Pope JE, Falowski SM, Provenzano DA, Slavin K, et al. The Neurostimulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee (NACC) safety guidelines for the reduction of severe neurological injury. Neuromodulation. 2017; 20(1):15‐30. Request article via Library

Deer TR, Provenzano DA, Hanes M, Pope JE, Thomson SJ, Russo MA, et al. The Neurostimulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee (NACC) recommendations for infection prevention and management [published correction appears in Neuromodulation. 2017 Jul; 20(5):516]. Neuromodulation. 2017; 20(1):31‐50. Request article via Library. 

Deer TR, Narouze S, Provenzano DA, Pope JE, Falowski SM, Russo MA, et al. The Neurostimulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee (NACC): recommendations on bleeding and coagulation management in neurostimulation devices [published correction appears in Neuromodulation. 2017 Jun; 20(4):407]. Neuromodulation. 2017; 20(1):51‐62. Request article via Library

3E Revision of epidural leads

Deer TR, Lamer TJ, Pope JE, Falowski SM, Provenzano DA, Slavin K, et al. The Neurostimulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee (NACC) safety guidelines for the reduction of severe neurological injury. Neuromodulation. 2017; 20(1):15‐30. Request article via Library

Deer TR, Provenzano DA, Hanes M, Pope JE, Thomson SJ, Russo MA, et al. The Neurostimulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee (NACC) recommendations for infection prevention and management [published correction appears in Neuromodulation. 2017 Jul; 20(5):516]. Neuromodulation. 2017; 20(1):31‐50. Request article via Library. 

Deer TR, Narouze S, Provenzano DA, Pope JE, Falowski SM, Russo MA, et al. The Neurostimulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee (NACC): recommendations on bleeding and coagulation management in neurostimulation devices [published correction appears in Neuromodulation. 2017 Jun; 20(4):407]. Neuromodulation. 2017; 20(1):51‐62. Request article via Library

Eldabe S, Buchser E, Duarte RV. Complications of Spinal Cord Stimulation and Peripheral Nerve Stimulation Techniques: A Review of the Literature. Pain Med. 2016; 17(2):325‐36.

Gazelka HM, Freeman ED, Hooten WM, Eldrige JS, Hoelzer BC, Mauck WD, et al. Incidence of clinically significant percutaneous spinal cord stimulator lead migration. Neuromodulation. 2015; 18(2):123‐5. Request article via Library

Henderson JM, Schade CM, Sasaki J, Caraway DL, Oakley JC. Prevention of mechanical failures in implanted spinal cord stimulation systems. Neuromodulation. 2006; 9(3):183‐91. Request article via Library.

Kim DD, Vakharyia R, Kroll HR, Shuster A. Rates of lead migration and stimulation loss in spinal cord stimulation: a retrospective comparison of laminotomy versus percutaneous implantation. Pain Physician. 2011; 14(6):513‐24.

Kumar K, Buchser E, Linderoth B, Meglio M, Van Buyten JP. Avoiding complications from spinal cord stimulation: practical recommendations from an international panel of experts. Neuromodulation. 2007;10(1):24‐33. Request article via Library.

Logé D, Devulder J, De Coster O, De Colvenaer L, Mortier E. The epidural fibrous sheath: a guide for the replacement of a spinal cord stimulation electrode. Reg Anesth Pain Med 2002; 27(4):353–56.

Matias CM, Amit A, Lempka SF, Ozinga JG 4th, Nagel SJ, Lobel DA, et al. Long-term outcomes after replacement of percutaneous leads with paddle leads in a retrospective cohort of patients with spinal cord stimulation systems. Neurosurgery. 2014; 75(4):430‐6. Request article via Library.

3F Insertion of dorsal root ganglion stimulation leads

Bogduk N. Clinical and Radiological Anatomy of the Lumbar Spine. 5th ed. Philadelphia (PA): Elsevier, 2012.

Deer TR, Lamer TJ, Pope JE, Falowski SM, Provenzano DA, Slavin K, et al. The Neurostimulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee (NACC) safety guidelines for the reduction of severe neurological injury. Neuromodulation. 2017; 20(1):15‐30. Request article via Library.

Deer TR, Provenzano DA, Hanes M, Pope JE, Thomson SJ, Russo MA, et al. The Neurostimulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee (NACC) recommendations for infection prevention and management [published correction appears in Neuromodulation. 2017 Jul; 20(5):516]. Neuromodulation. 2017; 20(1):31‐50. Request article via Library.

Deer TR, Narouze S, Provenzano DA, Pope JE, Falowski SM, Russo MA, et al. The Neurostimulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee (NACC): recommendations on bleeding and coagulation management in neurostimulation devices [published correction appears in Neuromodulation. 2017 Jun; 20(4):407]. Neuromodulation. 2017; 20(1):51‐62. Request article via Library.

Deer TR, Levy RM, Kramer J, Poree L, Amirdelfan K, Grigsby E, et al. Dorsal root ganglion stimulation yielded higher treatment success rate for complex regional pain syndrome and causalgia at 3 and 12 months: a randomized comparative trial. Pain. 2017; 158(4):669‐81.

Deer T, Pope J, Lamer T, Provenzano D (eds.). Deer's treatment of pain: an illustrated guide for practitioners. Cham: Springer, 2019.

Deer T, Pope J, Hunter C, Falowski S, Kapural L, Kramer J, et al. Safety analysis of dorsal root ganglion stimulation in the treatment of chronic pain. Neuromodulation. 2020; 23(2):239‐44.

Diwan S, Deer TR (eds.). Advanced procedures for pain management: a step-by-step atlas. Cham: Springer, 2018.

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