Thought Leadership

When Only a Pain Expert Will Do

The International Association for the Study of Pain defines pain as “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage, or described in terms of such damage (1)”, writes Dr Chris…
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Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: Defending a Claim

In the absence of definitive diagnostic tests, the presence or absence of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) can be hard to establish and this can present many challenges for those involved in litigation. In this…
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How Working at a Major Trauma Centre Helps Make for an Informed Surgeon when Assessing a Critically-Injured Patient

Mr Aswinkumar Vasireddy  BSc (Hons) MBBS FRCS is a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon and Expert Witness based at Kings College Hospital in London.   He discusses how his experience working at a major trauma…
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The challenges of diagnosing Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

Dr Ramos-Galvez Dr Ivan Ramos-Galvez  LMS, FRCA, FFPMRCA is a Consultant in Pain Medicine and leading expert witness with a speciality in CRPS.  In the second of his series of 4 articles he discusses the…
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The positive impact of trauma networks in the UK

Mr Ash Vasireddy Mr Aswinkumar Vasireddy  BSc (Hons) MBBS FRCS is a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon and Expert Witness based at Kings College Hospital in London.  He discusses how trauma networks are helping improve…
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An Introduction to Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Dr Ivan Ramos-Galvez Dr Ivan Ramos-Galvez  LMS, FRCA, FFPMRCA Consultant in Pain Medicine and leading expert witness discusses the complexities that Complex Regional Pain presents to both the medical and legal profession. In this, the…
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Is the opioid crisis coming to the UK and what impact could it have on medical negligence claims?

Opioids are natural and synthetic substances that activate opioid neuroreceptors in the central and peripheral nervous systems and include morphine, codeine, fentanyl, tramadol, methadone, oxycodone and hydrocodone (1–3). Despite a lack of evidence of their…
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Orthopaedic trauma surgeon: expert witness credentials

Mr Ash Vasireddy is a full-time fellowship-trained Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon at King’s College Hospital, which is one of the busiest major trauma centres in the U.K.  He qualified at Guy’s, King’s & St. Thomas’ Medical…
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To what extent can CRPS be defined as a psychological condition?

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome in a medicolegal context In this series of videos Dr Chris Jenner, consultant in pain medicine and expert witness, discusses Complex Regional Pain Syndrome and the extent to which it can…
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Dr Ramos-Galvez and Dr Jenner discuss treatment options for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Dr Ivan Ramos-Galvez and Dr Christopher Jenner are skilled consultants in pain medicine with extensive experience in treating and managing Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS). Both experts have explored a range of treatment methods to manage and treat…
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