International Association for the Study of Pain    IASP Press

Progress in Pain Research and Management, Vol. 4
Editors: Barry J. Sessle, Patricia S. Bryant, and Raymond A. Dionne

1995, 506 pp, hardbound, ISBN 0-931092-09-4. Price: $67.00 US [IASP members: $50.25 US] 
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Temporomandibular disorders and chronic orofacial pain conditions are common sources of frustration to patients and clinicians. This book reviews current research on the mechanisms of temporomandibular and other orofacial pain conditions of muscle and joint origin, considers the biologic responses associated with temporomandibular disorders, and provides scientifically based recommendations on diagnosis and treatment. Useful to clinicians who treat patients with these conditions and researchers interested in the pathophysiology of muscle and joint pain.

Table of Contents: Temporomandibular Disorders

International Workshop on Temporomandibular Disorders and Related Pain Conditions, Hunt Valley, MD, USA, April 1994

Part I - Muscle Pain and Pathophysiology

Clinical Perspectives on Masticatory and Related Muscle Disorders, Christian S. Stohler

Fibromyalgia, Frederick Wolfe

Masticatory Muscle Disorders: Basic Science Perspectives, Barry J. Sessle

Mechanisms of Pain in Hindlimb Muscles: Experimental Findings and Open Questions, Siegfried Mense

Part II - Temporomandibular Joint Disk Displacement

Temporomandibular Joint Disk Displacement: Clinical Perspectives, M. Franklin Dolwick

Articular Disk Displacements and Degenerative Temporomandibular Joint Disease, Stephen B. Milam

Part III - Degenerative and lnflammatory Temporomandibular Joint Disorders

Degenerative and Inflammatory Temporomandibular Joint Disorders: Clinical Perspectives, Sigvard Kopp

Degenerative and Inflammatory Temporomandibular Joint Disorders: Basic Science Perspectives, 
Lambert G.M. de Bont


Proteoglycan Components of Articular Cartilage in Synovial Fluids as Potential Markers of Osteoarthritis of the Temporomandibular Joint, Anthony Ratcliffe and Howard A. Israel

Part IV - Diagnosis and Assessment of Temporomandibular Disorders

Physical Characteristics Associated with Temporomandibular Disorders, Charles G. Widmer

Behavioral Characteristics of Chronic Temporomandibular Disorders: Diagnosis and Assessment, Samuel F. Dworkin

Part V - Epidemiology and Health Services Research Related to Temporomandibular Disorders

Epidemiology of Temporomandibular Disorders, Gunnar E. Carlsson and Linda LeResche

Health Services Research and Temporomandibular Pain, Michael Von Korff

Part VI - Temporomandibular Joint Structure, Function, and Repair

Biomechanical and Anatomical Aspects of the Temporomandibular Joint, Arthur Storey

Neuroendocrine and Immune Responses to Injury, Degeneration, and Repair, Kenneth M. Hargreaves, Mark T. Roszkowski, Douglass L. Jackson, Walter Bowles, Jennelle Durnett Richardson, and James Q. Swift

Biomaterials and Biomechanics of Synthetic Materials for Tissue Replacement Prostheses, Jack E. Lemons

Temporomandibular Joint Devices: Past, Present, and Future, Mark G. Fontenot

Animal Models of Temporomandibular Disorders: How to Choose, Susan W. Herring

Part VII - Therapeutic Approaches to Temporomandibular Disorders

Prevention and Risk-Benefit of Early Treatment for Temporomandibular Disorders, James R. Fricton

Integrating Behavioral and Dental Treatments: Utility of Customizing Protocols, Thomas E. Rudy and Dennis C. Turk

Pharmacologic Treatments for Temporomandibular Disorders, Raymond A. Dionne

The Efficacy of Physical Medicine Treatment, Including Occlusal Appliances, for a Population with Temporomandibular Disorders, Glenn T. Clark, Jae-Kap Choi, and Phyllis A. Browne

The Relationship of Occlusal Factors and Orthodontic Treatment to Temporomandibular Disorders, James A. McNamara, Jr., Donald A. Seligman, and Jeffrey P. Okeson

Surgical Management of Temporomandibular Joint Disorders, Louis G. Mercuri

The Temporomandibular Joint Alloplastic Implant Problem, 
Larry M. Wolford, Charles H. Henry, Afzal Nikaein, Joseph T. Newman, and Thomas C. Namey

Part VIII - Biostatistical Commentary and Research Recommendations

Statistical and Methodological Issues in Temporomandibular Disorder Research, Timothy A. DeRouen

Workshop Recommendations on Research Needs and Directions, Edited by Patricia S. Bryant and Barry J. Sessle

Reaction papers by: Alexia Antczak-Bouckoms, Laurence A. Bradley, Pierre Clavelou, Robert J. Gatchel, Alan G. Glaros, Emest G. Glass, Alan G. Hannam, Rigmor Jensen, David A. Keith, Daniel M. Laskin, Jon D. Levine, James P. Lund, Joseph J. Marbach, Norman D. Mohl, Jes Olesen, Gordon Schwartz, and Karl-Gunnar Westberg

Reviews:

The contributors to this volume...include authors and investigators well known in their respective fields and well published in this arena ...This volume is an excellent contribution to the literature and should be enlightening to physicians, dentists, and other healthcare providers...APS Bulletin

. . . a dense, highly-referenced work providing up-to-the-minute information on the state of research in temporomandibular joint pain and atypical facial pain, with recommendations as to future pathways. It is a valuable book for anybody who wishes to treat patients with these conditions and is most valuable as a reference work. Cephalalgia

The book is a valuable source of information on the basic concepts of temporomandibular joint [pain] and should find a place in the library of the [maxillofacial] surgeon. Indian Journal of Medical Research

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