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2022 Jun




Low Intensity Focused Ultrasound Increases Duration of Anti-Nociceptive Responses in Female Common Peroneal Nerve Injury Rats.


Liss A, Hellman A, Patel VJ, Maietta T, Byraju K, Trowbridge R, Acheta J, Panse D, Srikanthan A, Neubauer P, Burdette C, Ghoshal G, Williams E, Qian J, Pilitsis JG
Neuromodulation. 2022 Jun; 25(4):504-510.
PMID: 35667768.


Chronic pain affects 7%-10% of Americans, occurs more frequently and severely in females, and available treatments have been shown to have less efficacy in female patients. Preclinical models addressing sex-specific treatment differences in the treatment of chronic pain have been limited. Here we examine the sex-specific effects of low intensity focused ultrasound (liFUS) in a modified sciatic nerve injury (SNI) model.