Radiation Safety

Schade, C.M., M.D., Ph.D., P.E., Radiation Safety: A Must for Interventional Pain Management Physicians, Worldwide Pain Conference, San Francisco, CA July 2000. INTRODUCTION The percutaneous placement or spinal cord stimulator electrode can cause excessive radiation levels for both the patient and the physician. The radiation exposure hazard is made worse by the fact that [...]

Prevention of Mechanical Failures

Henderson, J.M., MD, Schade, C.M., MD, PhD, Sasaki, J. M.D., Caraway, D.L., M.D., PhD, Oakley, J.C., M.D. Prevention of Mechanical Failures in Implanted Spinal Cord Stimulation Systems, Neuromodulation, Volume 9, Number 3, 2006, 183-191. Introduction. Spinal cord stimulation (SCS) is an effective procedure for the treatment of neuropathic extremity pain, with success rates approaching [...]

Pain Management Book

Burton, A.W., M.D., Hill, C.S., M.D., Krusz, J.C., Ph.D., M.D., McNeill, J., DrPH., RN, Novy, D., Ph.D., Schade, C.M., M.D., Ph.D., Somerville, J., M.D., Pain Management: A Handbook for Texas Physicians, Texas Medical Association, May 2006. This handbook is intended for physicians, in all specialties, who manage pain. The objective of this handbook is [...]

Optimal Regulation

Schade, C.M., "Optimal Regulation of Physiological Systems via Real Time Adaptive Model Synthesis," (TRNo.6792-2), Stanford Electronics Laboratories, Stanford, California, 1971. Optimal control algorithms that use an adaptive non-recursive digital filter model for on-line closed-loop blood pressure regulation have been developed. This Automatic Therapeutic Control System was designed specifically for the regulation of physiological systems, [...]

Nitrous Oxide

Schade, C.M., Almquist, T.C., Jerman, A.C., Young, J.M., "Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen Sedation: USAF Dental Guideline," Aeromedical Review, USAF School of Aerospace Medicine, Brooks AFB, Texas, November, 1981. These guidelines are to be used in teaching the dental applications of nitrous oxide-oxygen sedation. The guidelines will be the basic document for a course designed to certify [...]

Medtronic – Pursuing Advanced Indications

Schade, C.M., M.D., Ph.D., Barolat, G., M.D., Holsheimer, J., Ph.D., Schade, C.M., M.D., Ph.D., Pursuing Advanced Indications: Complex Back and Leg Pain, Medtronic, Inc., 1999. A considerable number of patients with Complex Back and Leg Pain find no relief with conventional approaches. Today, physicians are discovering it is sometimes possible to treat patients with [...]

MD News Magainze Cover

Schade, C.M., M.D., Ph.D. Enabling Pain Patients to Succeed. MD News Magazine Cover, July 1996. MD News Magazine Cover

INSYNCH Updates in Interventioanl Pain Treatments

Schade, C.M., M.D., Ph.D. A New Treatment Alternative for Bilateral and Axial Pain Patterns, In Synch, Updates in Interventional Pain Treatments, Vol. 6, Number 2, 1995, Medtronic. Unprecedented versatility is now available for the treatment of difficult patterns of chronic, bilateral pain of the trunk and limbs. Medtronic's Mattrix® system, with its Single Stim™ [...]


Loebner, E.E., Schade, C.M., "Introduction to Heuristics of Invention and Discovery," SU-DMS-70-T-14, Stanford University, 1969. A course designed to fill a recognized gap in engineering and applied science education will be offered for the third time in January 1970 in the Materials Science Department of the School of Engineering at Stanford University. The course [...]

Guidelines for Implantation

Schade, C.M., M.D., Ph.D., P.E., Law, J.D., M.D., Meril, A.J., M.D. Guidelines for Implantation of a Percutaneous Spinal Cord Stimulator, Neuromed, Inc., 1993. The purpose of this monograph is to provide a "cookbook'' for the novice or beginning implanter and possibly a "pearl or two" for the experienced implanter. In the interest of brevity, [...]

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