Peter S. Staats, MD | Authors

A 38-Year-Old Man With Pancreatic Cancer

May 01, 1999

Michael H. Levy, MD: This 38-year-old white male first came to his physician in January of 1993 complaining of epigastric and low back pain. In March of 1993, he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer that was metastatic to his

A 15-Year-Old Boy With Primitive Neurectodermal Tumor

May 01, 1999

Dr. Peter Staats presented the case of a 15-year-old, 40-kg boy with a primitive neurectodermal tumor located in

Neuraxial Infusion for Pain Control: When, Why, and What to Do After the Implant

May 01, 1999

Neuraxial infusion therapy is an excellent option for selected patients with severe pain. Both epidural and intrathecal systems can be effective for multiple pains and are titratable, nondestructive, and very safe.