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Stimulating the human midbrain to reveal the link between pain and blood pressure.

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The periaqueductal grey area (PAG) in the midbrain is an important area for both cardiovascular control and modulation of pain. However, the precise relationship between pain and blood pressure is unknown. We prospectively studied 16 patients undergoing deep brain stimulation of the rostral PAG for chronic pain. Pre-operatively, post-operatively, and at 1 year, pain scores were assessed using both visual analogue scores and the McGill Pain Questionnaire. Patients were tested post-operatively ...

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10.1016/j.pain.2006.05.005

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Surgical Sciences
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Journal:
Pain
Volume:
124
Issue:
3
Pages:
349-359
Publication date:
2006-10-01
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EISSN:
1872-6623
ISSN:
0304-3959
Source identifiers:
106245
Language:
English
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2012-12-19

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