The Effects of Intrathecally Administered Opioid and Adrenergic Agents on Spinal Function

  • Tony L. Yaksh


From the preceding chapters of this book, it is clear that the basic experimental work carried out during the past 10–15 years has led to a remarkable growth in our appreciation of the anatomic and biochemical complexity of the afferent systems through which sensory information in general and that associated with pain in particular is processed.


Spinal Cord Dorsal Horn Antinociceptive Effect Opiate Receptor Dorsal Horn Neuron 
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  • Tony L. Yaksh
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  1. 1.Departments of Neurosurgery and PharmacologyMayo ClinicRochesterUSA

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