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Animal Studies

2020 Aug




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Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation Alleviates Pain-related Behaviors in Rats with Nerve Injury and Osteoarthritis.


Yu G, Segel I, Zhang Z, Hogan QH, Pan B
Anesthesiology. 2020 Aug; 133(2):408-425.
PMID: 32433276.


Dorsal root ganglion field stimulation is an analgesic neuromodulation approach in use clinically, but its mechanism is unknown as there is no validated animal model for this purpose. The authors hypothesized that ganglion stimulation is effective in reducing pain-like behaviors in preclinical chronic pain models.