TITLE

Epidural steroid injections for pain therapy

AUTHOR(S)
De León-Casasola, Óscar A.
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Revista Mexicana de Anestesiologia;abr-jun2007 supplement, Vol. 30, pS108
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on epidural steroid injections for pain therapy. Steroids decrease neuropeptides that are involved in neurogenic inflammation, such as calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) and substance P (sP), and induces the production of kynurenic acid, which is a post-synaptic NMDA antagonist.
ACCESSION #
27451187

 

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