Advances in brain imaging of neuropathic pain.

  title={Advances in brain imaging of neuropathic pain.},
  author={Fu-yong Chen and Wei Tao and Yongjie Li},
  journal={Chinese medical journal},
  volume={121 7},
OBJECTIVE To review the literature on the use of brain imaging, including functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), positron emission tomography (PET), magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) and voxel-based morphometry (VBM) in investigation of the activity in diverse brain regions that creates and modulates chronic neuropathic pain. DATA SOURCES English literatures from January 1, 2000 to July 31, 2007 that examined human brain activity in chronic neuropathic pain were accessed through… CONTINUE READING