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by A.V. Apkarian

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Author: A.V. Apkarian
ISBN: 9051993064
Language: English
Pages: 390 pages
Category: Medicine
Publisher: IOS Press (January 1997)
Rating: 4.2
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Pain Mechanisms and Management. S. N. Ayapetian, A. V. Apkarian. The overall themes of this book are recent advances in mechanisms of pain and the application of those in clinics.

Pain Mechanisms and Management. Specific attention is paid to developing countries where practice of pain management seriously lags behind current scientific understanding. Both the local traditions for curing pain and the substances used are presented in this book.

Apkar Vania Apkarian is a professor of physiology, anesthesiology, and physical medicine and rehabilitation at Northwestern University in the Feinberg School of Medicine. He has been a pioneer in the use of Magnetic resonance spectroscopy to study the neurochemistry of the brain and the development of novel analytical approaches to studying consciousness, including the first demonstration of the brain's small-world network properties using fMRI. IOS Press c/o Accucoms US, Inc. For North America Sales and Customer Service West Point Commons Suite 201 Lansdale PA 19446 USA Te. +1 866 855 8967 Fax: +1 215 660 5042 iospresscoms. IOS Press Nieuwe Hemweg 6B 1013 BG Amsterdam The Netherlands Tel: +31 20 688 3355 Fax: +31 20 687 0019 inforess. IOS Press c/o Ohmsha, Ltd. 3-1 Kanda Nishiki-cho Chiyoda-ku Tokyo 101 Japan Fax: +81 3 (Books only).

We highlight current theories about peripheral neuropathic pain and show that progress in management is contingent on targeting treatment not at the aetiological factors or the symptoms but at the mechanisms that operate to produce the symptoms. This approach will require substantial progress in our understanding of the pathophysiology of neuropathic pain, the development of accurate diagnostic tools to discover what mechanisms contribute to the pain syndrome in an individual, and effective treatments aimed specifically at the mechanisms.

Apkar Vania Apkarian is a professor of neuroscience at Northwestern University. He has been a pioneer in the use of Magnetic resonance spectroscopy to study the neurochemistry of the brain. D. pkarian has a master's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Southern California and earned a P. in neuroscience from the State University of New York Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York. He is the brother of V. A. Apkarian, a noted laser spectroscopist. Dr. Apkarian has studied pain for two decades, both in animal models and fMRI studies in humans.

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The overall themes of this book are recent advances in mechanisms of pain and the application of those in clinics. Specific attention is paid to developing countries where practice of pain management seriously lags behind current scientific understanding. Both the local traditions for curing pain and the substances used are presented in this book.