Analgesic action of acute and chronic intraspinally administered opiate and alpha 2-adrenergic agonists in chronic neuropathic pain.

@article{Levy1994AnalgesicAO,
  title={Analgesic action of acute and chronic intraspinally administered opiate and alpha 2-adrenergic agonists in chronic neuropathic pain.},
  author={Ross M Levy and James W Leiphart and Cynthia V Dills},
  journal={Stereotactic and functional neurosurgery},
  year={1994},
  volume={62 1-4},
  pages={279-89}
}
Intrathecal (IT) administration of opiate analgesics has become a popular method of pain control in patients with pain of both malignant and nonmalignant origin. Therapeutic efficacy for nonmalignant pain states might be improved by having a broader range of available pharmacologic agents for intrathecal administration. Toward this aim, we have applied a… CONTINUE READING