Carmen Gomar

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Damage to peripheral nerves provokes chronic neuropathic pain that lasts beyond the duration of the nerve injury. The presence of pain signs have been reported in areas other than those attributed to the injured nerve, i.e., in contralateral regions. We evaluated the presence, magnitude, and chronology of mechanical and cold(More)
We assessed nimodipine's ability to increase the analgesic effect of morphine in 32 patients suffering from cancer pain in a double-blind, placebo controlled cross-over study. Morphine administration began a few days before the start of the study. The analgesic effects of two combinations were compared: morphine (M) plus placebo (P) and morphine plus 90(More)
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