David S. Levi, MD; Publications, Presentations, & Lectures

Publications:

Levi D.  Subdural Extra-arachnoid Flow Pattern Visualized in a Contralateral Oblique View During a Cervical Interlaminar Epidural Steroid Injection. Pain Med. 2017;18(6):1177-1182.

Levi D, Horn S, Carnahan D, Levin J.  Is severe episodic low back pain a sign of discogenic etiology?   Accepted for publication Pain Medicine 2017.

Levi D. Disruption of a lumbar zygapophyseal joint synovial cyst with intrathecal flow. (poster presentation at Spine Intervention Society annual meeting 2017)

Levi D, Horn S. The Utility of Determining the True Fluoroscopic Contralateral Oblique Angle Measurement during Cervical Interlaminar Epidural Steroid Injections for Use in Repeat Injections. (in submission for publication)

Levi D, Horn S, Tyszko S, Levin J, Hecht-Leavitt C, Walko E. Intradiscal platelet rich plasma injection for chronic discogenic low back pain: a prospective study. Pain Medicine 2016;17(6):1010-22.

Levi D, Horn S, Corcoran S. The incidence of intradiscal, intrathecal and intravascular

flow during the performance of retrodiscal (infraneural) approach for lumbar                   transforaminal epidural steroid injections. Pain Medicine 2016;17(8):1416-22.

Levi DS, Horn S, Collado A.  Reliability and accuracy of MRI laminar angle

measurements to determine intra-procedural contralateral oblique view angle for cervical or thoracic interlaminar epidural steroid injections. Pain Medicine 2016;17(9):1628-33.

Levi D. Diagnostic and therapeutic injection of a symptomatic pseudoarticulation between an anomalous C2 lamina and the C3 articular pillar. (poster presentation at Spine Intervention Society annual meeting 2016)

Levi D, Levin J. Novel technique may be a step backward in safety. (Letter to ed) Spine 2016:41(6):E379.

Levi DS, Horn S, Walko E.  Intradiscal Methylene blue treatment for discogenic

low back pain. PM&R 2014;6(11):1030-1037.

Levi, DS, Horn, S. Intradiscal biostatR (fibrin) for chronic low back pain.  Site principle    investigator for multisite phase III randomized placebo controlled trial for discogenic low back pain. Spinal Restoration Austin, TX. 2013

Levi D. Intra-articular hip injections utilizing ultrasound guidance: accuracy

using a linear array transducer PM&R 2013;5:129-34

Levi D. Intradiscal flow during a transforaminal epidural steroid injection. Pain

Medicine 2010;11:1716-18.

Levi D. The effect of patient sense of control on the perception of pain and anxiety

during EMG/NCS. LSU School of Medicine, 2003.

Kirsteins A, Levi D. Percutaneous intramuscular neuromuscular electrical

stimulation for the treatment of  shoulder pain in chronic hemiplegic stroke

patients with shoulder subluxation: Preliminary findings, 2001 (Accepted for

poster presentation at AAPM&R annual meeting, 2001).

 

Presentations:

Regenerative Medicine for Discogenic Low Back Pain: Hype or Hope? Evidence-Based Medicine Seminar, Spine Intervention Society 2018

            Transforaminal Epidural Steroid injections and Selective Nerve Root Block. Spine Injection Course, North American Spine Society 2018

Platelet-rich Plasma (PRP) for the Treatment of Musculoskeletal Conditions: Hope or Hype? : Grand rounds Sentara Healthcare.  Sentara VBGH Decenber 2016

          Platelet rich plasma injection for chronic discogenic low back pain: Spine Intervention Society 2016 annual scientific meeting. New Orleans, LA.

            Intradiscal platelet rich plasma injection for chronic discogenic low back pain: a prospective study. Spine Intervention Society 2015 annual scientific meeting. Las Vegas, NV

          The Incidence of Intradiscal, Intrathecal and Intravascular Flow During the Performance of Retrodiscal (Infraneural) Approach for Lumbar Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injections. Spine Intervention Society 2015 annual scientific meeting. Las Vegas, NV

          Ultrasound Guidance for Spinal Injections, Spine Intervention Society 2015 annual scientific meeting. Las Vegas, NV

            Epidural Steroid injections, Lecturer and lab instructor for North American Spine                   Society  2009-2015 spine injection courses

            Cervical Injury in Motor Vehicle Collision, Bayside Hospital Grand Rounds 2007

            Update on Low Back Pain, Virginia Beach General Hospital Grand Rounds 2006

            Spine Clinical Case Presentation to Physiatry Residents, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA 2005

          Treatment Modalities for Low Back Pain, Virginia Beach General Hospital Primary Care Grand Rounds 2005

          Spinal Injections, American Academy of Physician Assistants annual meeting,

New Orleans, LA 2003

            Neuromuscular Stimulation and Shoulder Pain in the Subluxed Shoulder in Hemiplegia, Charlotte Institute of Rehabilitation Grand Rounds, March 2001

            The Effect of Exercise on Immune Function, Charlotte Institute of Rehabilitation Grand Rounds 2000