From Basic Pain Mechanisms To Headache

Hardcover | March 23, 2006

EditorJes Olesen, Troels Jensen

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Though the topics of 'pain' and 'headache' are obviously linked, these two research fields have in recent years developed at their own pace, often with scant attention paid to the other. By forging closer links between these fields, it should be possible to develop a deeper understanding ofboth the pain mechanisms associated with headache and a deeper understanding of pain itself. This book brings together researchers and clinicians from the forefront of these two disciplines to explore how the basic pain mechanisms relate to migraine and other forms of headache. With cutting edge research from the frontiers of headache and pain research, the book will be essential for clinicians treating headache sufferers, providing answers to many of the commonly asked questions about the mechanisms of their headache. It will also be of interest to those pain researchersdealing with mechanisms related to headache and migraine.

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Though the topics of 'pain' and 'headache' are obviously linked, these two research fields have in recent years developed at their own pace, often with scant attention paid to the other. By forging closer links between these fields, it should be possible to develop a deeper understanding ofboth the pain mechanisms associated with heada...

Jes Oleson is at the Danish Headache Centre, Department of Neurology, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen. Troels Jensen is at the Danish Pain Research Centre and Department of Neurology, Aarhus University Hospital.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.83 inPublished:March 23, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198569815

ISBN - 13:9780198569817

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Section I - Molecular Mechanisms in Inflammatory Pain1. Hans-Georg Schaible: Somatostatin and calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) receptors in primary afferent neurons2. P W Reeh, K Zimmermann, M J M Fischer, S Sauer and K Messlinger: The capsaicin receptor controls sensitivity and stimulated neuropeptide release in rodent meninges3. Claudia Sommer: Cytokines in inflammatory pain4. Hans-Georg Schaible: Discussion summary: Molecular mechanisms in inflammatory painSection II - Neurobiology of Neuropathic Pain5. Julia J Inglis, Stephen P Hunt and Bruce L Kidd: Mechanisms of inflammatory hyperalgesia6. Troels Staehelin Jensen: Translation of symptoms and signs into mechanisms in neuropathic pain7. Satu K Jaaskelainen: Neuropathic pain in the orofacial area8. Rolf-Detlef Treede: Discussion summary: Neurobiology of neuropathic painSection III - The Trigeminal System and Pain9. Barry J Sessle: Injury induced neuroplastic changes in trigeminal brainstem subnucleus caudalis: Trigeminal central sensitisation10. Lars Edvinsson: Vascular and neuronal mechanisms related to the trigeminovascular system11. Turo J Nurmikko: Pathophysiological considerations in trigeminal neuralgia12. Stefan Evers, A Rahmann, A May, I W Husstedt and A Frese: Parasympathetic activation in experimental trigeminal pain13. A Frese, M Schilgen, Lars Edvinsson, E Frandsen and Stefan Evers: Trigeminovascular activation in cervicogenic headache14. E Tronvik, L J Stovner, K Hagen, J Holmen and J A Zwart: Hypertension-associated hypalgesia: an important mechanism in headache and other pains?15. Yi Liu, Jonas Broman and Lars Edvinsson: Central projections of sensory innervation of the rat superior sagittal sinus16. Peter J Goadsby: Discussion summary: the trigeminal system and painSection IV - Allodynia and Hyperalgesia17. Rolf-Detlef Treede: Mechanisms of cutaneous hyperalgesia18. Messoud Ashina: Allodynia as a manifestation of migraine and other headaches19. Peter Svensson, Eduardo Castrillon, Emad E Ayesh and Brian E Cairns: Muscular hyperalgesia in the head and orofacial area20. Sait Ashina, Lars Bendtsen, Messoud Ashina, Walter Magerl and Rigmor Jensen: Evidence for generalized muscular and cutaneous hyperalgesia in patients with chronic tension-type headache21. Gerard Mick, Michel Lanteri-Minet and Jules Desmeules: Migrainous allodynia or triptan-induced allodynia?22. Michael Bjorn Russell: Migraine facilitates high frequency of tension-type headache23. Guy Boudreau: Clinical assessment of hyperalgesia and allodynia in episodic migraine versus chronic migraine interictally and ictally24. Messoud Ashina: Discussion summary: Allodynia and hyperalgesiaSection V - Modulation of Pain25. Michael H Ossipov and Frank Porreca: Mechanisms of pain facilitation systems: implications for medication overuse headache26. Peter J Goadsby: Brainstem mechanisms of ongoing pain27. Anthony H Dickenson, Tansy Donovan-Rodriguez and Rie Suzuki: How the brain talks to the spinal cord28. H-C Diener, D Dodick, Peter J Goadsby, M Almas, B Parsons and K S Albert: Eletriptan in migraine: is pain-free response correlated with pain severity or time from headache onset to dosing?29. Stephen D Silberstein, R K Cady, F D Sheftell, M Almas, B Parsons and K Slbert: Efficacy of eletriptan in improving functional impairment in migraine: results using a multidimensional functional and work productivity battery30. Peter J Goadsby, D Dodick, Richard B Lipton, H-C Diener, P Tfelt-Hansen, Michel D Ferrari, M Almas, K S Albert and B Parsons: CNS adverse events in patients treated with triptans: side effect or symptom?31. Troels Staehelin Jensen: Discussion summary: Modulation of painSection VI - Imaging of Pain and Allodynia32. Predrag Petrovic: Cognitive control of emotion and pain in the human brain33. Ron Kupers: Brain imaging of allodynia and hyperalgesia34. Margarita Sanchez del Rio: Functional neuroimaging of primary headaches35. Marie Denuelle, Nelly Fabre, Pierre Payoux, Francois Chollet and Gilles Geraud: Posterior cerebral hypoperfusion in migraine without aura36. Marie Denuelle, Nelly Fabre, Pierre Payoux, Francois Chollet and Gilles Geraud: Brainstem and hypothalamic activation in spontaneous migraine attacks: a PET study37. Jes Olesen: Discussion summary: Imaging of pain and allodynia