Importance of anti- and pro- nociceptive mechanisms in human disease

Tracey, I.; Dunckley, P.
December 2004
Gut;Dec2004, Vol. 53 Issue 12, p1553
Academic Journal
Comments on the importance of anti- and pro- nociceptive mechanisms in human disease. Burdens of chronic pain; Similarities between somatic chronic pain conditions and the pain witnessed as chronic in irritable bowel syndrome; Researches on somatic and visceral pain conditions; View that the central nervous system has a major modulating nociceptive influence that alters resultant pain perception; Arguments pertaining to the mechanism of pain perception.


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