Hassenbusch Continued Learning Case Study Presentations

CALL FOR CASE STUDIES: The Texas Pain Society invites members and others to submit case studies to be considered for presentation at the 13th Annual Scientific Meeting taking place October 22-24, 2021 at Hyatt Regency San Antonio. 

The call for case study is open to Texas fellows and residents in a pain fellowship. Entries must be received before the cutoff date. All submissions will be reviewed by the committee and the top 5 submissions will be asked to present live at the TPS 13th Annual Scientific Meeting in October.

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PURPOSE: The purpose of the case study presentations at the TPS 13th Annual Scientific Meeting is strictly educational. Case studies should detail a particular clinical case, describe the clinical background of the patient and address any relevant evidence the physician discovered. They should discuss investigations undertaken in order to determine a diagnosis or differentiate between possible diagnoses and should indicate the course of treatment the patient underwent as a result. As a whole, your case study should be an informative and useful part of every physician's medical education, both during training and on a continuing basis.

REQUIREMENTS: Case studies should be those of relevant topics on pain. These will be reviewed according to content, originality, literature review, style, and organization.

PRESENTATION: All selected entries will have the opportunity to be posted to the TPS website and circulated to the meeting attendees.  The top 5 selected cases will be invited to be presented live at the TPS 13th Annual Scientific Meeting. All presenting fellows and residents will receive complimentary registration to the meeting. Presenters will have approximately 5 minutes each to speak about their case study on Saturday, October 23, 2021.

DEADLINE: All entries must be emailed to Krista DuRapau at the TPS office at [email protected]. They must be received no later than October 7, 2021. All power point presentations should be submitted no later than October 15 ,2021.

SUBMISSION: You may submit your case study by email starting September 6, 2021 through October 7, 2021. Additional submissions will not be accepted after October 7, 2021.

NOTIFICATION: A list of the primary authors’ names will be posted on the TPS website, www.texaspainsociety.org
in October, 2021. The top 5 entries will receive notification for presentation at the 13th Annual Scientific meeting by October 15, 2021.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT SUBMISSION AND ISSUES RELATED TO COPYRIGHT: Case studies previously presented or published may not be submitted to TPS without modification. Data must be updated or expanded, resulting in a new case study. The primary author will be asked to sign a Case Study Submission Agreement which confirms that the primary author agrees to grant TPS unrestricted, irrevocable permission to publish the case study in printed material and on the web. The primary author retains the case study’s copyright, and anyone wishing to use the case study after the TPS publication will be instructed to contact the primary author for permission.


  • If you must cite a reference, please do so at the end of your presentation using the following format: author name, publication name, and year of publication, e.g., (Smith, J Pain, 2002).
  • If the author(s) received any funding/industry support for the research presented in the case study, or will receive support for the preparation of poster materials, a clear acknowledgment of support should be included at the end of the presentation, e.g., Supported by a grant from ABC Pharmaceuticals.

Krista DuRapau, Texas Pain Society| Tel: (512) 535-0010| Fax: (866) 235-2557 | [email protected]

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2020 Winners 

George Polson, MD, Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation  
Short-Term Percutaneous Peripheral Nerve Stimulation for Hemiplegic Shoulder Pain

Benjamin Ashworth, MD, Texas Tech University HSC
Iovera: A Less Invasive Approach to Cryoablation for Neuropathic Pain

Joseph Liao, MD, University of Texas - Houston, Department of Anesthesiology
Complex regional pain syndrome 1 relief with posterior tibial Nerve stimulation: a case report

Neil Doctor, MD, Texas Tech University Health Science Center School of Medicine
Sinus Pause and Bradycardia during Pulsed Radiofrequency of the Trigeminal Nerve

Laura Lachman, MD,  Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
An Uncommon Case of Severe Alcohol-Induced Osteoporosis Presenting as Extensive Multilevel Vertebral Compression Fractures

  2019 Winners 

Joseph Liao, MD
Case: Pain Relief with OnabotulinumtoxinA in Refractory Postherpetic Neuralgia of the Ophthalmic Division of the Trigeminal Nerve: A Case Report

Anthony Karam, D.O. , M.S
Case: A Rare Case of Paraplegia Following Lumbar Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection with Dexamethasone

Greg Crisp, MD
Case: Allergic Reactions: A Pain Physician’s Review on Evaluation and Treatment

Max Epstein, MD
Case: Ehlers Danlos Syndrome: A Retrospective Review of the Current Treatment Options in Pain Management

Thomas Zouki, MD
A difficult case of trigeminal post-herpetic neuralgia