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Surgery Pain Management General Publications

These additional publications on Surgery Pain Management help support our key publication on this topic.

Lee JS, Hu HM, Edelman AL, et al. New Persistent Opioid Use Among Patients With Cancer After Curative-Intent Surgery. J Clin Oncol. 2017;35(36):4042-4049. doi:10.1200/JCO.2017.74.1363
Bennett KG, Kelley BP, Vick AD, et al. Persistent Opioid Use and High-Risk Prescribing in Body Contouring Patients. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2019;143(1):87-96. doi:10.1097/PRS.0000000000005084
Gossett TD, Finney FT, Hu HM, et al. New Persistent Opioid Use and Associated Risk Factors Following Treatment of Ankle Fractures. Foot Ankle Int. 2019;40(9):1043-1051. doi:10.1177/1071100719851117
Gil JA, Gunaseelan V, DeFroda SF, Brummett CM, Bedi A, Waljee JF. Risk of Prolonged Opioid Use Among Opioid-Naïve Patients After Common Shoulder Arthroscopy Procedures. Am J Sports Med. 2019;47(5):1043-1050. doi:10.1177/0363546518819780
Finney FT, Gossett TD, Hu HM, et al. New Persistent Opioid Use Following Common Forefoot Procedures for the Treatment of Hallux Valgus. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2019;101(8):722-729. doi:10.2106/JBJS.18.00793
Brescia AA, Waljee JF, Hu HM, et al. Impact of Prescribing on New Persistent Opioid Use After Cardiothoracic Surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108(4):1107-1113. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.06.019
Lee JS, Vu JV, Edelman AL, et al. Health Care Spending and New Persistent Opioid Use After Surgery. Ann Surg. 2020;272(1):99-104. doi:10.1097/SLA.0000000000003399
Billig JI, Sears ED, Gunaseelan V, et al. Inappropriate Preoperative Gabapentinoid Use Among Patients With Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. J Hand Surg Am. 2020;45(8):677-689.e5. doi:10.1016/j.jhsa.2020.04.011
Southren DL, Moser S, Abu-Amara H, et al. Opioid Fills for Lumbar Facet Radiofrequency Ablation Associated with New Persistent Opioid Use. Anesthesiology. 2020;132(5):1165-1174. doi:10.1097/ALN.0000000000003164
Delaney LD, Gunaseelan V, Rieck H, Dupree JM 4th, Hallstrom BR, Waljee JF. High-Risk Prescribing Increases Rates of New Persistent Opioid Use in Total Hip Arthroplasty Patients [published online ahead of print, 2020 Apr 14]. J Arthroplasty. 2020;S0883-5403(20)30349-1. doi:10.1016/j.arth.2020.04.019
Finney FT, Gossett TD, Hu HM, et al. Rate of Opioid Prescriptions for Patients With Acute Ankle Sprain. Ann Intern Med. 2019;171(6):441-443. doi:10.7326/M19-0679
Brescia AA, Harrington CA, Mazurek AA, et al. Factors Associated With New Persistent Opioid Usage After Lung Resection. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;107(2):363-368. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.08.057
Howard RA; Gunaseelan, V; Brummett CM; Waljee, JF; Englesbe MJ; Telem D. New Persistent Opioid Use After Inguinal Hernia Repair. Annals of Surgery. Published Online 15 October 2020 DOI: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000004560
Keller DS, Kenney BC, Harbaugh CM, Waljee JF, Brummett CM. A national evaluation of opioid prescribing and persistent use after ambulatory anorectal surgery. Surgery. Published Online 4 December 2020. DOI:
Cron DC, Tincopa MA, Lee JS, Waljee AK, Hammoud A, Brummett CM, Waljee JF, Englesbe MJ, MD, and Sonnenday CJ. Prevalence and Patterns of Opioid Use Before and After Liver Transplantation. Transplantation. Published online 1 January 2021. DOI: 10.1097/TP.0000000000003155
Hur J; Tang S; Gunaseelan V; Vu J; Brummett CM; Englesbe MJ; Waljee JF; Wiens J. Predicting postoperative opioid use with machine learning and insurance claims in opioid-naïve patients. American Journal of Surgery. Published online 26 March 2021. DOI:
Ung C; Yonekawa Y; Waljee JF; Gunaseelan V; Lai Y; Woodward MA. Persistent Opioid Use After Ophthalmic Surgery in Opioid-Naive Patients and Associated Risk Factors. Ophthalmology. Published online 22 April 2021. DOI:
Cho HE, Billig JI, Byrnes ME, Nasser JS, Kocheril AP, Haase SC, Waljee JF, Chung KC. A Qualitative Study of Patient Protection against Postoperative Opioid Addiction: A Thematic Analysis of Self-Agency. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Published online 1 May 2021. DOI: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000007841
Berkowitz R, Vu J, Brummett C, Waljee J, Englesbe M, Howard R. The Impact of Complications and Pain on Patient Satisfaction. Annals of Surgery. Published online 1 June 2021. DOI: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003621
Brown CS; Osborne NH; Hu HM; Coleman D; Englesbe MJ; Waljee JF; Brummett CM; Vemuri C. Endovascular surgery is not protective against new persistent opioid use development compared to open vascular surgery. Vascular. Published online 15 June 2021. DOI: 10.1177/17085381211024514
Baker RC, Brown CS, Montgomery JR, Mouch CA, Kenney BC, Englesbe MJ, Waljee JF, Hemmila MR. Effect of injury location and severity on opioid use after trauma. The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. Published online 1 July 2021. DOI: 10.1097/TA.0000000000003138
Simha, S., Ahmed, Y., Brummett, C. M., Waljee, J. F., Englesbe, M. J., & Bicket, M. C. (2022). Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on opioid overdose and other adverse events in the USA and Canada: a systematic review. Regional anesthesia and pain medicine, rapm-2022-104169. Advance online publication.
Fernandez, A. C., Bohnert, A., Gunaseelan, V., Motamed, M., Waljee, J. F., & Brummett, C. M. (2022). Identifying Persistent Opioid Use After Surgery: The Reliability of Pharmacy Dispensation Databases. Annals of surgery, 10.1097/SLA.0000000000005529. Advance online publication.
Nguyen, S. N., Hassett, A. L., Hu, H. M., Brummett, C. M., Bicket, M. C., Carlozzi, N. E., & Waljee, J. F. (2022). Prospective cohort study on the trajectory and association of perioperative anxiety and postoperative opioid-related outcomes. Regional anesthesia and pain medicine, 47(10), 637–642.
Billig, J. I., Gunaseelan, V., Yazdanfar, M., Sears, E. D., Iwashyna, T. J., Chang, T., & Waljee, J. F. (2022). Gabapentinoid Prescribing for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Hand (New York, N.Y.), 15589447211063544. Advance online publication.
Stuart, A. R., Kuck, K., Naik, B. I., Saager, L., Pace, N. L., Domino, K. B., Posner, K. L., Alpert, S. B., Kheterpal, S., Sinha, A. K., Brummett, C. M., Durieux, M. E., & the MPOG EOS Investigator Group (2020). Multicenter Perioperative Outcomes Group Enhanced Observation Study Postoperative Pain Profiles, Analgesic Use, and Transition to Chronic Pain and Excessive and Prolonged Opioid Use Patterns Methodology. Anesthesia and analgesia, 130(6), 1702–1708.
Delaney, L. D., Clauw, D. J., & Waljee, J. F. (2020). The Management of Acute Pain for Musculoskeletal Conditions: The Challenges of Opioids and Opportunities for the Future. The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 102 Suppl 1(Suppl 1), 3–9.
Barth, R. J., Jr, & Waljee, J. F. (2020). Classification of Opioid Dependence, Abuse, or Overdose in Opioid-Naive Patients as a "Never Event". JAMA surgery, 155(7), 543–544.
Roberts, K. C., Moser, S. E., Collins, A. C., McCardel, B. R., Schultz, K. A., Schaffer, N. E., Tramer, J. S., Carpenter, C. A., Pierce, J. M., Edwards, A., Dubois, K. M., & Brummett, C. M. (2020). Prescribing and Consumption of Opioids After Primary, Unilateral Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty in Opioid-Naive Patients. The Journal of arthroplasty, 35(4), 960–965.e1.
Brummett, C. M., & Myles, P. S. (2020). Opioid discontinuation after surgery. British journal of anaesthesia, 124(5), 502–503.
Davies, B., & Brummett, C. M. (2020). Anchoring to Zero Exposure: Opioid-free Minimally Invasive Surgery. Annals of surgery, 271(1), 37–38.
Cron, D. C., Dupree, J. M., Brummett, C. M., & Waljee, J. F. (2019). Response to Comment on "Consider Culture, Provider Characteristics Associated With Outpatient Opioid Prescribing After Surgery". Annals of surgery, 270(6), e93–e94.
Somers, E. C., Lee, J., Hassett, A. L., Zick, S. M., Harlow, S. D., Helmick, C. G., Barbour, K. E., Gordon, C., Brummett, C. M., Minhas, D., Padda, A., Wang, L., McCune, W. J., & Marder, W. (2019). Prescription Opioid Use in Patients With and Without Systemic Lupus Erythematosus - Michigan Lupus Epidemiology and Surveillance Program, 2014-2015. MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report, 68(38), 819–824.
Hallway, A., Vu, J., Lee, J., Palazzolo, W., Waljee, J., Brummett, C., Englesbe, M., & Howard, R. (2019). Patient Satisfaction and Pain Control Using an Opioid-Sparing Postoperative Pathway. Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 229(3), 316–322.
Goesling, J., DeJonckheere, M., Pierce, J., Williams, D. A., Brummett, C. M., Hassett, A. L., & Clauw, D. J. (2019). Opioid cessation and chronic pain: perspectives of former opioid users. Pain, 160(5), 1131–1145.
Brescia, A. A., Harrington, C. A., Waljee, J. F., & Lagisetty, K. H. (2019). Reply. The Annals of thoracic surgery, 107(6), 1915–1916.
Brummett, C. M., Moser, S. E., & Nallamothu, B. K. (2019). Errors in Analysis in Study of New Persistent Opioid Use After Surgery. JAMA surgery, 154(3), 268–269.
Chua, K. P., Brummett, C. M., & Waljee, J. F. (2019). Opioid Prescribing Limits for Acute Pain: Potential Problems With Design and Implementation. JAMA, 321(7), 643–644.
Noureldin, M., Higgins, P. D. R., Govani, S. M., Cohen-Mekelburg, S., Kenney, B. C., Stidham, R. W., Waljee, J. F., & Waljee, A. K. (2019). Incidence and predictors of new persistent opioid use following inflammatory bowel disease flares treated with oral corticosteroids. Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics, 49(1), 74–83.
Hilliard, P. E., Waljee, J., Moser, S., Metz, L., Mathis, M., Goesling, J., Cron, D., Clauw, D. J., Englesbe, M., Abecasis, G., & Brummett, C. M. (2018). Prevalence of Preoperative Opioid Use and Characteristics Associated With Opioid Use Among Patients Presenting for Surgery. JAMA surgery, 153(10), 929–937.
Kanzawa-Lee, G. A., Harte, S. E., Bridges, C. M., Brummett, C., Clauw, D. J., Williams, D. A., Knoerl, R., & Lavoie Smith, E. M. (2018). Pressure Pain Phenotypes in Women Before Breast Cancer Treatment. Oncology nursing forum, 45(4), 483–495.
Bennett, K. G., Kelley, B. P., Gunaseelan, V., & Waljee, J. F. (2018). Abstract 32: Persistent Opioid Use in Body Contouring Patients. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Global Open, 6(4 Suppl), 25.
Marcusa, D. P., Mann, R. A., Cron, D. C., Fillinger, B. R., Rzepecki, A. K., Kozlow, J. H., Momoh, A., Englesbe, M., Brummett, C., & Waljee, J. F. (2017). Prescription Opioid Use among Opioid-Naive Women Undergoing Immediate Breast Reconstruction. Plastic and reconstructive surgery, 140(6), 1081–1090.
Waljee, J. F., Li, L., Brummett, C. M., & Englesbe, M. J. (2017). Iatrogenic Opioid Dependence in the United States: Are Surgeons the Gatekeepers?. Annals of surgery, 265(4), 728–730.
Waljee J. F. (2017). Reply: The Use of Opioid Analgesics following Common Upper Extremity Surgical Procedures: A National, Population-Based Study. Plastic and reconstructive surgery, 139(2), 578e.
Goesling, J., Moser, S. E., Lin, L. A., Hassett, A. L., Wasserman, R. A., & Brummett, C. M. (2018). Discrepancies Between Perceived Benefit of Opioids and Self-Reported Patient Outcomes. Pain medicine (Malden, Mass.), 19(2), 297–306.
Johnson, S. P., Chung, K. C., Zhong, L., Shauver, M. J., Engelsbe, M. J., Brummett, C., & Waljee, J. F. (2016). Risk of Prolonged Opioid Use Among Opioid-Naïve Patients Following Common Hand Surgery Procedures. The Journal of hand surgery, 41(10), 947–957.e3.
Goesling, J., Moser, S. E., Zaidi, B., Hassett, A. L., Hilliard, P., Hallstrom, B., Clauw, D. J., & Brummett, C. M. (2016). Trends and predictors of opioid use after total knee and total hip arthroplasty. Pain, 157(6), 1259–1265.
Waljee, J. F., Zhong, L., Hou, H., Sears, E., Brummett, C., & Chung, K. C. (2016). The Use of Opioid Analgesics following Common Upper Extremity Surgical Procedures: A National, Population-Based Study. Plastic and reconstructive surgery, 137(2), 355e–364e.
Anderson, T. A., Quaye, A. N. A., Ward, E. N., Wilens, T. E., Hilliard, P. E., & Brummett, C. M. (2017). To Stop or Not, That Is the Question: Acute Pain Management for the Patient on Chronic Buprenorphine. Anesthesiology, 126(6), 1180–1186.
Larach, D. B., Sahara, M. J., As-Sanie, S., Moser, S. E., Urquhart, A. G., Lin, J., Hassett, A. L., Wakeford, J. A., Clauw, D. J., Waljee, J. F., & Brummett, C. M. (2021). Patient Factors Associated With Opioid Consumption in the Month Following Major Surgery. Annals of surgery, 273(3), 507–515.
Shen, M. R., & Waljee, J. F. (2019). Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Protocols: Can They Reduce Postoperative Opioid Use?. Annals of surgery, 270(6), e72.