The thalamo-cortical complex network correlates of chronic pain

  title={The thalamo-cortical complex network correlates of chronic pain},
  author={Antonio Giuliano Zippo and Maurizio Valente and Gian Carlo Caramenti and Gabriele E. M. Biella},
  journal={Scientific Reports},
Chronic pain (CP) is a condition with a large repertory of clinical signs and symptoms with diverse expressions. Though widely analyzed, an appraisal at the level of single neuron and neuronal networks in CP is however missing. The present research proposes an empirical and theoretic framework which identifies a complex network correlate nested in the somatosensory thalamocortical (TC) circuit in diverse CP models. In vivo simultaneous extracellular neuronal electrophysiological high-density… 
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