Dr Russo's Publications

For an annotated list of Dr Russo's publications, please visit his ResearchGate profile.

  • Meaningful relief with flurbiprofen 8.75 mg spray in patients with sore throat due to upper respiratory tract infection.
    de Looze F, Russo M, Bloch M, Montgomery B, Shephard A, DeVito R (2018) Pain Management [Epub ahead of print].

  • New Therapy for Refractory Chronic Mechanical Low Back Pain-Restorative Neurostimulation to Activate the Lumbar Multifidus: One Year Results of a Prospective Multicenter Clinical Trial. 
    Deckers K, De Smedt K, Mitchell B, Vivian D, Russo M, Georgius P, Green M, Vieceli J, Eldabe S, Gulve A, van Buyten JP, Smet I, Mehta V, Ramaswamy S, Baranidharan G, Sullivan R, Gassin R, Rathmell J, Gilligan C (2018)  Neuromodulation 21(1): 48-55.

  • Effective Relief of Pain and Associated Symptoms With Closed-Loop Spinal Cord Stimulation System: Preliminary Results of the Avalon Study. 
    Russo M, Cousins MJ, Brooker C, Taylor N, Boesel T, Sullivan R, Poree L, Shariati NH, Hanson E, Parker J (2018)  Neuromodulation 21(1): 38-47.

  • Muscle Control and Non-specific Chronic Low Back Pain. 
    Russo M, Deckers K, Eldabe S, Kiesel K, Gilligan C, Vieceli J, Crosby P (2018)  Neuromodulation 21(1): 1-9.

  • The physiological effects of slow breathing in the healthy human.
    Russo M, Santarelli DM, O'Rourke D (2017) Breathe 13(4): 298-309.

  • Pain relief of sore throat with a new anti-inflammatory throat lozenge, ibuprofen 25 mg: A randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, international phase III study. 
    Bouroubi A, Donazzolo Y, Donath F, Eccles R, Russo M, Harambillet N, Gautier S, Montagne A (2017)  International Journal of Clinical Practice 71(9): e12961.

  • Comment on "Probable Tapentadol-Associated Serotonin Syndrome after Overdose". 
    Russo M, Santarelli D, Isbister G (2017)  Hospital Pharmacy 52(4).

  • Targeting the cause, not just the symptoms: A new treatment for chronic low back pain - results of the ReActiv8-A trial.
    Mitchell B, Deckers K, DeSmedt K, Vivian D, Russo M, Sam E, Gulve A, Harland N, Georgius P, Van Buyten JP, Smet I, Green M, Vieceli J, Baranidharan G, Mehta V, Ramaswamy S, Sullivan R, Gassin R, Rathmell J, Gilligan C (2017)  Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport 20(S1): e15. 

  • The Neurostimulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee (NACC) Recommendations for Infection Prevention and Management.
    Deer TR, Provenzano DA, Hanes M, Pope JE, Thomson SJ, Russo MA, McJunkin T, Saulino M, Raso LJ, Lad SP, Narouze S, Falowski SM, Levy RM, Baranidharan G, Golovac S, Demesmin D, Witt WO, Simpson B, Krames E, Mekhail N (2017)  Neuromodulation 20(1): 31-50. 

  • The Neurostimulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee (NACC): Recommendations on Bleeding and Coagulation Management in Neurostimulation Devices.
    Deer TR, Narouze S, Provenzano DA, Pope JE, Falowski SM, Russo MA, Benzon H, Slavin K, Pilitsis JG, Alo K10, Carlson JD, McRoberts P, Lad SP, Arle J, Levy RM, Simpson B, Mekhail N (2017)  Neuromodulation 20(1): 51-62.

  • The Polyanalgesic Consensus Conference (PACC): Recommendations for Trialing of Intrathecal Drug Delivery Infusion Therapy.
    Deer TR, Hayek SM, Pope JE, Lamer TJ, Hamza M, Grider JS, Rosen SM, Narouze S, Perruchoud C, Thomson S, Russo M, Grigsby E, Doleys DM, Jacobs MS, Saulino M, Christo P, Kim P, Huntoon EM, Krames E, Mekhail N (2017)  Neuromodulation 20(2): 133-154.

  • Chronic abdominal wall pain.
    Russo M, Volschenk W and Santarelli D (2016)  Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology [Epub ahead of print].

  • Effectiveness of PRP in the treatment of tendinopathy: letter to the editor.
    Russo M, Volschenk W and Santarelli D (2016)  The American Journal of Sports Medicine 44(10): NP52-NP53.

  • Effectiveness and tolerability of tapentadol sustained release in the Australian setting.
    Russo MA and Santarelli DM. (2016)  Journal of Opioid Management 12(3): 187-196.

  • High Frequency Spinal Cord Stimulation at 10 kHz for the Treatment of Chronic Pain: 6-Month Australian Clinical Experience.
    Russo M, Verrills P, Mitchell B, Salmon J, Barnard A and Santarelli D (2016)  Pain Physician 19(4): 267-280.

  • Efficacy of flurbiprofen 8.75 mg spray in patients with sore throat due to an upper respiratory tract infection: A randomised controlled trial.
    de Looze F, Russo M, Bloch M, Montgomery B, Shephard A, Smith G and Aspley S (2016)  The European Journal of General Practice 30: 1-8.

  • Results From the Partnership for Advancement in Neuromodulation Registry: A 24-Month Follow-Up.
    Deer T, Skaribas I, McJunkin T, Nelson C, Salmon J, Darnule A, Braswell J, Russo M and Gomezese F (2016)  Neuromodulation 19(2): 179-187.

  • A Novel Compound Analgesic Cream (Ketamine, Pentoxifylline, Clonidine, DMSO) for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Patients.
    Russo MA and Santarelli DM (2015)  Pain Practice 16(1): E14-20.

  • Comment on "In vivo and systems biology studies implicate IL-18 as a central mediator in chronic pain" by Vasudeva et al., J. Neuroimmunol. 2015 June; 283:3-49.
    Russo MA and Santarelli DM (2015)  
    Journal of Neuroimmunology 286: 77-78.

  • Improved Pain Relief With Burst Spinal Cord Stimulation for Two Weeks in Patients Using Tonic Stimulation: Results From a Small Clinical Study.
    Courtney P, Espinet A, Mitchell B, Russo M, Muir A, Verrills P and Davis K (2015)  Neuromodulation 18(5): 361-366.

  • (366) Efficacy of flurbiprofen 8.75 mg spray in patients with relatively severe sore throat symptoms.
    Russo M, de Looze F, Bloch M, Montgomery B, Smith G, Shephard A, and Aspley S (2015)  
    The Journal of Pain 16(4): S67.

  • Thoracic Spinal Cord Stimulation for Heart Failure as a Restorative Treatment (SCS HEART study): first-in-man experience.
    Tse HF, Turner S, Sanders P, Okuyama Y, Fujiu K, Cheung CW, Russo M, Green MD, Yiu KH, Chen P, Shuto C, Lau EO and Siu CW (2015)  Heart Rhythm 12(3): 588-595.

  • 10-kHz High-Frequency SCS Therapy: A Clinical Summary.
    Russo M and Van Buyten JP (2015)  
    Pain Medicine 16(5): 934-942.

  • Lack of body positional effects on paresthesias when stimulating the dorsal root ganglion (DRG) in the treatment of chronic pain.
    Kramer J, Liem L, Russo M, Smet I, Van Buyten JP and Huygen F (2015)  Neuromodulation 18(1): 50-57; discussion 57.

  • One-year outcomes of spinal cord stimulation of the dorsal root ganglion in the treatment of chronic neuropathic pain.
    Liem L, Russo M, Huygen FJ, Van Buyten JP, Smet I, Verrills P, Cousins M, Brooker C, Levy R, Deer T and Kramer J (2015)  
    Neuromodulation 18(1): 41-48; discussion 48-49.

  • The appropriate use of neurostimulation of the spinal cord and peripheral nervous system for the treatment of chronic pain and ischemic diseases: the Neuromodulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee.
    Deer TR, Mekhail N, Provenzano D, Pope J, Krames E, Leong M, Levy RM, Abejon D, Buchser E, Burton A, Buvanendran A, Candido K, Caraway D, Cousins M, DeJongste M, Diwan S, Eldabe S, Gatzinsky K, Foreman RD, Hayek S, Kim P, Kinfe T, Kloth D, Kumar K, Rizvi S, Lad SP, Liem L, Linderoth B, Mackey S, McDowell G, McRoberts P, Poree L, Prager J, Raso L, Rauck R, Russo M, Simpson B, Slavin K, Staats P, Stanton-Hicks M, Verrills P, Wellington J, Williams K and North R (2014)  Neuromodulation 17(6): 515-550; discussion 550.

  • Re: Freeman BJ, Ludbrook GL, Hall S, et al. Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, trial of transforaminal epidural etanercept for the treatment of symptomatic lumbar disc herniation. Spine 2013;38:1986-94.
    Russo MA (2014)  
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 39(15): 1262.

  • International Neuromodulation Society Critical Assessment: Guideline Review of Implantable Neurostimulation Devices.
    Deer TR, Thomson S, Pope JE, Russo M, Luscombe F and Levy R (2014)  Neuromodulation.

  • Interim Results From the Partnership for Advancement in Neuromodulation Pain Registry.
    Deer T, Skaribas I, Nelson C, Tracy J, Meloy S, Darnule A, Salmon J, Pahapill PA, McJunkin T, Sanapati M, Lininger TE, Russo M, Haider N, Kim CH, Tiso RL, Gomezese OF, Braswell J, Espinet A, Daudt D and Washburn SN (2014)  
    Neuromodulation 17(7): 656-664.

  • Stimulation of Dorsal Root Ganglia for the Management of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: A Prospective Case Series.
    Van Buyten JP, Smet I, Liem L, Russo M and Huygen F (2014)  
    Pain Practice 15(3): 208-216.

  • A multicenter, prospective trial to assess the safety and performance of the spinal modulation dorsal root ganglion neurostimulator system in the treatment of chronic pain.
    Liem L, Russo M, Huygen FJ, Van Buyten JP, Smet I, Verrills P, Cousins M, Brooker C, Levy R, Deer T and Kramer J (2013)  
    Neuromodulation 16(5): 471-482; discussion 482.

  • Flurbiprofen microgranules for relief of sore throat: a randomised, double-blind trial.
    Russo M, Bloch M, de Looze F, Morris C and Shephard A (2013)  British Journal of General Practice 63(607): e149-155.

  • Patient preference for sustained-release versus standard paracetamol (acetaminophen): a multicentre, randomized, open-label, two-way crossover study in subjects with knee osteoarthritis.
    Benson M, Marangou A, Russo MA, Durocher J, Collaku A and Starkey YY (2009)  
    Journal of International Medical Research 37(5): 1321-1335.

  • Re: Complex regional pain syndrome after infliximab infusion.
    Russo MA and Dorahy DJ (2009)  
    Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 37(3): e9-10.

  • Chronic Non-Malignant Pain.
    Russo MA, Newton-John T and Lo W (2008)  Australian Doctor 21(March): 25-32.

  • A clinical snapshot of transdermal buprenorphine in pain management.
    Russo MA and Wasiak J (2007)  
    European Journal of Pain Supplements 1(1): 74-77.

  • Anti-hyperalgesia properties of buprenorphine.
    Russo MA (2006)  Pain 122(1-2): 216; author reply 216.

  • Recovery from bispectral index-guided anaesthesia.
    Russo MA (2006)  
    Anaesthesia and Intensive Care 34(1): 127; author reply 127.

  • Letter to the editor regarding Reig et al., Thermocoagulation of the ganglion impar of Walther: description of a modified approach. Preliminary results in chronic, nononcological pain. Pain Practice 2005;5(2):103-110.
    Russo MA (2005)  Pain Practice 5(4): 367.

  • Inadvertent subdural spread complicating cervical epidural steroid injection - Reply.
    Russo MA (2004)  
    Anaesthesia and Intensive Care 32(1): 145-146.

  • Dilutional acidosis: a nonentity?
    Russo MA (1997)  
    Anesthesiology 87(4): 1010-1011; Author Reply 1013-1014.