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Perception of pain in the minimally conscious state with PET activation: an observational study
- M. Boly, M. Faymonville, C. Schnakers, P. Peigneux, Steven Laureys
- Psychology, Medicine
- The Lancet Neurology
- 1 November 2008
BACKGROUND Patients in a minimally conscious state (MCS) show restricted self or environment awareness but are unable to communicate consistently and reliably. Therefore, better understanding of… Expand
The locked-in syndrome : what is it like to be conscious but paralyzed and voiceless?
The locked-in syndrome (pseudocoma) describes patients who are awake and conscious but selectively deefferented, i.e., have no means of producing speech, limb or facial movements. Acute ventral… Expand
New directions in hypnosis research: strategies for advancing the cognitive and clinical neuroscience of hypnosis
- M. Jensen, G. Jamieson, +10 authors D. Terhune
- Psychology, Medicine
- Neuroscience of consciousness
- 12 April 2017
Abstract This article summarizes key advances in hypnosis research during the past two decades, including (i) clinical research supporting the efficacy of hypnosis for managing a number of clinical… Expand
Functional neuroanatomy of the hypnotic state
The neural mechanisms underlying hypnosis and especially the modulation of pain perception by hypnosis remain obscure. Using PET we first described the distribution of regional cerebral blood flow… Expand
Cognitive modulation of pain
Pain is a highly subjective sensation with a complex and often non linear relationship between nociceptive input and pain perception. From human experimentation we know that nociceptive information… Expand
Neural Mechanisms of Antinociceptive Effects of Hypnosis
BACKGROUND: The neural mechanisms underlying the modulation of pain perception by hypnosis remain obscure. In this study, we used positron emission tomography in 11 healthy volunteers to identify the… Expand
The cognitive modulation of pain: hypnosis- and placebo-induced analgesia.
Nowadays, there is compelling evidence that there is a poor relationship between the incoming sensory input and the resulting pain sensation. Signals coming from the peripheral nervous system undergo… Expand
L’hypnosédation, un nouveau mode d’anesthésie pour la chirurgie endocrinienne cervicale. Étude prospective randomisée
Resume Nos precedents travaux ont demontre la faisabilite et la securite de l’anesthesie par hypnosedation en chirurgie thyroparathyroidienne et ont egalement revele les avantages de cette nouvelle… Expand
Organ donation after physician‐assisted death
- O. Detry, Steven Laureys, +4 authors M. Meurisse
- Transplant international : official journal of…
- 1 September 2008
In 2002, Belgium was the second country in the world, after the Netherlands, to legalize physician-assisted death and euthanasia in very restricted conditions . Euthanasia has to be required by a… Expand
Naloxone-insensitive epidural placebo analgesia in a chronic pain patient.
prone positioning in severely hypoxemic, morbidly obese ARDS patients. A previous randomized trial of prone positioning conducted in normal-size patients was negative, 16 but a post hoc analysis… Expand