Author | Stuart Du Pen, MD

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

Complications of Neuraxial Infusion in Cancer Patients

May 01, 1999

ByStuart Du Pen, MD

Intraspinal drug delivery systems can be effective in controlling intractable pain. However, before these invasive pain therapies are initiated and to avoid or minimize any complications associated with their use, there