On August 19, 2012, a man aged 31 years underwent AAROD.
On August 23, 2012, a man aged 51 years underwent AAROD.
On September 4, 2012, a man aged 26 years underwent AAROD.
Of 75 patients who underwent AAROD at a New York City clinic during January-September 2012, two died and five others experienced serious adverse events requiring hospitalization.
AAROD was developed during the 1980s with the goal of reducing the discomfort of withdrawal and thereby encouraging patients to enter substance abuse treatment.