Author | Samuel J. Hassenbusch, MD, PhD

Articles

A 38-Year-Old Man With Pancreatic Cancer

May 01, 1999

ByRussell K. Portenoy, MD|Stuart Du Pen, MD|Samuel J. Hassenbusch, MD, PhD|Elliot Krames, MD|Michael H. Levy, MD, PhD|Peter S. Staats, MD

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

Cost Modeling for Alternate Routes of Administration of Opioids for Cancer Pain

May 01, 1999

BySamuel J. Hassenbusch, MD, PhD

The economic considerations relative to neuraxial infusion can be looked at with different types of economic models, including cost-minimization, cost-effectiveness, and cost-benefit analyses. A theoretical predictive model