The journal PAIN®, Contents to Volume 88 (2000). The official publication of the International Association for the Study of Pain®

Contents to Volume 88 (2000)

Number 1 - October 2000


The promise and pitfalls of a nicotinic cholinergic approach to pain management
C.M. Flores (USA)


Barriers to the analgesic management of cancer pain: a comparison of attitudes of Taiwanese patients and their family caregivers
C.-C. Lin (Taiwan)

Spinal effect of the cholecystokinin-B receptor antagonist CI-988 on hyperalgesia, allodynia and morphine-induced analgesia in diabetic and mononeuropathic rats
M.-A. Coudoré-Civiale, C. Courteix, J. Fialip, M. Boucher, A. Eschalier (France)

Antinociceptive properties of neurosteroids I. Spinally-mediated antinociceptive effects of water-soluble aminosteroids
C.S. Goodchild, Z. Guo, R. Nadeson (Australia. UK)

Antinociceptive properties of neurosteroids II. Experiments with Saffan and its components alphaxalone and alphadolone to reveal separation of anaesthetic and antinociceptive effects and the involvement of spinal cord GABAA, receptors
R. Nadeson, C.S. Goodchild (Australia)

Validity of the Migraine Disability Assessment (MIDAS) score in comparison to a diary-based measure in a population sample of migraine sufferers
W.F. Stewart, R.B. Lipton, K.B. Kolodner, J. Sawyer, C. Lee, J.N. Liberman (USA, UK)

Antinociceptive effect of systemic gabapentin in mononeuropathic rats. depends on stimulus characteristics and level of test integration

V. Kayser, D. Christensen (France)

Blood pressure but not parental history for hypertension predicts pain perception in women
M. al'Absi, K.L. Petersen, L.E. Wittmers (USA)

Lack of pressure pain modulation by heterotopic noxious conditioning stimulation in patients with painful osteoarthritis before, but not following, surgical pain relief
E. Kosek, G. Ordeberg (Sweden)

Ovariohysterectomy in the rat: a model of surgical pain for evaluation of pre-emptive analgesia?
M.I. Gonzalez. M.J. Field. S. Bramwell. S. McCleary. L. Singh (UK)

Intravenous morphine in postoperative infants: intermittent bolus dosing versus targeted continuous infusions
A.M. Lynn, M.K. Nespeca, S.L. Bratton, D.D. Shen (USA)

Differential actions of spinal analgesics on mono-versus polysynaptic Ad-fibre-evoked field potentials in superficial spinal dorsal horn in vitro
R. Ruscheweyh, J. Sandkühler (Germany)


Trigeminal autonomic cephalgia with periorbital ecchymosis, ocular hemorrhage, hypertension and behavioral alterations
A. Attanasio, D. D'Amico, F. Frediani, M. Leone, L. Grazzi, S. Bianchi-Marzoli, S. Usai, G. Bussone (Italy)

Number 2 - November 2000


Learning and memory in pain pathways
J. Sandkühler (Germany)


Pindolol, a beta-adrenoceptor blocker/5-hydroxytryptamine1A/1B antagonist, enhances the analgesic effect of tramadol
M.O. Rojas-Corrales, A. Ortega-Alvaro, J. Gibert-Rahola, A. Roca-Vinardell, J.A. Micó (Spain)

Capsaicin evoked pain and allodynia in post-herpetic neuralgia
K.L. Petersen, H.L. Fields, J. Brennum, P. Sandroni, M.C. Rowbotham (USA, Denmark)

Assessing the significant others of chronic pain patients: the psychometric properties of significant other questionnaires
T.J. Sharp, M.K. Nicholas (Australia)

A randomized trial of a cognitive-behavioral program for enhancing back pain self care in a primary care setting
J.E. Moore, M. Von Korff, D. Cherkin, K. Saunders, K. Lorig (USA)

Effects of morphine on immune response in rats with sciatic constriction injury
Y.-C. Tsai, S.-J. Won. M.-T. Lin (Taiwan)

Intradermal injection of norepinephrine evokes pain in patients with sympathetically maintained pain
Z. Ali, S.N. Raja, L'. Wesselmann, P.N. Fuchs, R.A. Meyer, J.N. Campbell (USA)

The anterior pretectal nucleus participates as a relay station in the glutamate-, but not morphine-induced antinociception from the dorsal raphe nucleus in rats
W.A. Prado, F.A. Faganello (Brazil)

Numerous adrenal chromaffin cell preparations fail to produce analgesic effects in the formalin test or in tests of acute pain even with nicotine stimulation
M.D. Lindner, J.M. Francis, P.E. McDermott, W.J. Bell, T.J. Blaney, S.S. Sherman, J.A. Saydoff(USA)

Effect of tonic muscle pain on short-latency jaw-stretch reflexes in humans
K. Wang, P. Svensson, L. Arendt-Nielsen (Denmark)

Pressure pain threshold and needle acupuncture in chronic tension-type headache - a double-blind placebo-controlled study
M. Karst, J.D. Rollnik, M. Fink, M. Reinhard, S. Piepenbrock (Germany)

Cloning and functional expression of a human orthologue of rat vanilloid receptor-1
P. Hayes. H.J. Meadows, M.J. Gunthorpe, M.H. Harries, D.M. Duckworth, W. Cairns, D.C. Harrison, C.E. Clarke, K. Ellington, R.K. Prinjha, A.J.L. Barton, A.D. Medhurst, G.D. Smith, S. Topp, P. Murdock, G.J. Sanger, J. Terrett, O. Jenkins, C.D. Benham, A.D. Randall, I.S. Gloger, J.B. Davis (UK)


The antinociceptive effect of antidepressants - noradrenergic versus serotonergic modes of action?
M. Aigner, M. Bach (Austria)

Reply to Aigner and Bach
J.H. Atkinson, M.A. Slater (USA)

Number 3 - 4 December 2000


An anniversary celebration R. Dubner, B.J. Sessle


Trigeminal subnucleus caudalis: beyond homologies with the spinal dorsal horn
D.A. Bereiter, H. Hirata, J.W. Hu (USA, Canada)


Pain in cerebral palsy: the relation of coping strategies to adjustment
J.M. Engel, L. Schwartz, M.P. Jensen, D.R. Johnson (USA)

The development of pain-related behaviour and opioid tolerance after neuropathy-inducing surgery and sham surgery
D. Christensen, V. Kayser (France)

Possible role of inflammatory mediators in tactile hypersensitivity in rat models of mononeuropathy
J.-G. Cui, S. Holmin, T. Mathiesen. B.A. Meyerson. B. Linderoth (Sweden)

A block of spinal nitric oxide synthesis leads to increased background activity predominantly in nociceptive dorsal horn neurones in the rat
U. Hoheisel, T. Unger, S. Mense (Germany)

Patterns of spread in complex regional pain syndrome, type I (reflex sympathetic dystrophy)
J. Maleki, A.A. LeBel, G.J. Bennett, R.J. Schwartzman (USA)

Thalidomide treatment in chronic constrictive neuropathy decreases endoneurial tumor necrosis factor-a. increases interleukin-10 and has long-term effects on spinal cord dorsal horn met-enkephalin
A. George, M. Marziniak, M. Schäfers, K.V. Toyka, C. Sommer (Germany)

Sensitization of rat sensory neurons by chronic exposure to forskolin or 'inflammatory cocktail' does not downregulate and requires continuous exposure
L.A. Bolyard, J.W. Van Looy, M.R. Vasko (USA)

Defining the clinically important difference in pain outcome measures
J.T. Farrar, R.K. Portenoy, J.A. Berlin, J.L. Kinman, B.L. Strom (USA)

Effect of pre- or post-traumatically applied i.v. lidocaine on primary and secondary hyperalgesia after experimental heat trauma in humans
H. Holthusen, S. Irsfeld, P. Lipfert (Germany)

Changes in chronic pain severity over time: the Chronic Pain Grade as a valid measure
A.M. Elliott, B.H. Smith, W.C. Smith, W.A. Chambers (UK)


Oral aspirin in post-operative pain: a quantitative, systematic review
A. Sunshine, E. Laska, M. Meisner (USA)

Reply to A. Sunshine
R.A. Moore, J.E. Edwards, A.D. Oldman, L.A. Smith, H.J. McQuay, P.J. Wiffen, D.

Carroll (UK)

Neural toxicity of ketamine and other NMDA antagonists
J. de Lima, S. Beggs, R. Howard (UK)

Reply to de Lima et al.
R. Schmid, J. Katz (Germany, Canada)

The important time parameter is missing. Comment on Sindrup and Jensen

Reply to David Bowsher
S.H. Sindrup, T.S. Jensen (Denmark)


Author Index to Volume 88

Contents to Volume 88

Contents to Volume 87 (2000)

 Number 1 - July 2000


Kinins in pain and inflammation
J.B. Calixto, D.A. Cabrini, J. Ferreira, M.M. Campos (Brazil)


Systemic lidocaine for neuropathic pain relief
J. Mao, L.L. Chen (USA)


Human chromaffin cell graft into the CSF for cancer pain management: a prospective phase II clinical study
Y. Lazorthes, J. Sagen, B. Sallerin, J. Tkaczuk, H. Duplan, J.-C. Sol. M. Tafani, J.-C. Bés (France, USA)

Phantom pain and phantom sensations in upper limb amputees: an epidemiological study
C.M. Kooijman, P.U. Dijkstra, J.H.B. Geertzen, A. Elzinga, C.P. van der Schans (The Netherlands)

Applying the American Pain Society's QA standards to evaluate the quality of pain management among surgical, oncology and hospice inpatients in Taiwan
C.-C. Lin (Taiwan)

Pain in children and adolescents: a common experience
C.W. Perquin, A.A.J.M. Hazebroek-Kampschreur, J.A.M. Hunfeld, A.M. Bohnen, L.W.A. van Suijlekom-Smit, J. Passchier, J.C. van der Wouden (The Netherlands)

A survey of children's acute, recurrent, and chronic pain: validation of the Pain Experience Interview
P.A. McGrath, K.N. Speechley, C.E. Seifert, J.T. Biehn, A.E.L. Cairney, F.P. Gorodzinsky, G.L. Dickie, P.J. McCusker, J.R. Morrissy (Canada)

The Multidimensional Pain Inventory profiles in patients with chronic cancer-related pain: an examination of generalizability
C. Zaza, L. Reyno, D.E. Moulin (Canada)

Evidence for ascending visceral nociceptive information in the dorsal midline and lateral spinal cord
T.J. Ness (USA)

A validated, practical classification procedure for many persistent low back pain patients
M. BenDebba, W.S. Torgerson, D.M. Long (USA)


Spinal cord stimulation: a possible therapeutic alternative for chronic mesenteric ischaemia
A. Ceballos, L. Cabezudo, M. Bovaira, P. Fenollosa, B. Moro (Spain)

Long-term benefits of stellate ganglion block in severe chronic refractory angina
M. Chester, C. Hammond, A. Leach (UK)

Erythema ab igne: an unusual manifestation of cancer-related pain
J. Mac Hale, F. Chambers, P.R. O Connell (Ireland)


Comment on: Johns and Littlejohn,

The role of sex hormones in pain response, PAIN 83(1) (1999) 112-113
U.M. Anderberg (Sweden)

 Number 2 - August 2000


Cortical representation of pain: functional characterization of nociceptive areas near the lateral sulcus
R.-D. Treede, A.V. Apkarian, B. Bromm, J.D. Greenspan, F.A. Lenz (Germany, USA


The role of sympathetic nerve blocks in herpes zoster and postherpetic neuralgia
C.L. Wu, A. Marsh, R.H. Dworkin (USA)


Noxious stimulation increases glutamate and arginine in the periaqueductal gray matter in rats: a microdialysis study
E. Silva, L. Hernandez, Q. Contreras, F. Guerrero, G. Alba (Venezuela)

Irritable bowel syndrome patients show altered sensitivity to exogenous opioids
T. Lembo, B.D. Naliboff, K. Matin, J. Munakata, R.A. Parker, R.H. Gracely, E.A. Mayer (USA)

Spared nerve injury: an animal model of persistent peripheral neuropathic pain
I. Decosterd, C.J. Woolf (USA)

Central administration of methotrexate reduces mechanical allodynia in an animal model of radiculopathy/sciatica
H. Hashizume, M.D. Rutkowski, J.N. Weinstein, J.A. DeLeo (USA)

Effects of purinergic and adrenergic antagonists in a rat model of painful peripheral neuropathy
S.K. Park, K. Chung. J.M. Chung (USA)

Differential effects of antisense oligodeoxynucleotides directed against Gza, and Goa on antinociception produced by spinal opioid and ?2 adrenergic receptor agonists
F. Karim, S.C. Roerig (USA)

Differential effects of spinal (R)-ketoprofen and (S)-ketoprofen against signs of neuropathic pain and tonic nociception: evidence for a novel mechanism of action of (R)-ketoprofen against tactile allodynia
M.H. Ossipov, T.P. Jerussi, K. Ren, H. Sun, F. Porreca (USA)

Changes in the concentrations of amino acids in the cerebrospinal fluid that correlate with pain in patients with fibromyalgia: implications for nitric oxide pathways
A.A. Larson, S.L. Giovengo, I.J. Russell, J.E. Michalek (USA)

Dorsal root section elicits signs of neuropathic pain rather than reversing them in rats with L5 spinal nerve injury
S. Eschenfelder, H.-J. Häbler, W. Jänig (Germany)

Delayed onset muscle soreness: effect of an ischaemic block upon mechanical allodynia in humans
P. Barlas, D.M. Walsh, G.D. Baxter, J.M. Alien (UK)

Experimental tissue acidosis leads to increased pain in complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)
F. Birklein, M. Weber, M. Ernst, B. Riedl, B. Neundörfer, H.0. Handwerker (Germany)

Number 3 - September 2000


Dynorphin: friend or foe?

R.M. Caudle, A.J. Mannes (USA)


Parabrachial area and nucleus raphe magnus inhibition of corneal units in rostral and caudal portions of trigeminal subnucleus caudalis in the rat
I.D. Meng, J.W. Hu, D.A. Bereiter (USA, Canada)

Oral anti-hyperalgesic and anti-inflammatory activity of NK1 receptor antagonists in models of inflammatory hyperalgesia of the guinea-pig
E.A. Campbell, C. Gentry, S. Patel, B. Kidd, S. Cruwys, A.J. Fox, L. Urban (UK)

Supraspinal cholecystokinin may drive tonic descending facilitation mechanisms to maintain neuropathic pain in the rat
C.J. Kovelowski, M.H. Ossipov, H. Sun, J. Lai. T.P. Malan Jr., F. Porreca (USA)

Psychophysical examination in patients with post-mastectomy pain
H. Gottrup, J. Andersen, L. Arendt-Nielsen, T.S. Jensen (Denmark)

Prediction of return-to-work of low back pain patients sicklisted for 3-4 months
A.M. van der Giezen, L.M. Bouter, F.J.N. Nijhuis (The Netherlands)

Positron emission tomography study of a chronic pain patient successfully treated with somatosensory thalamic stimulation
R.C. Kupers, J.M. Gybels, A. Gjedde (Denmark, Belgium)

Understanding the adoption of arthritis self-management: stages of change profiles among arthritis patients
F.J. Keefe, J.C. Lefebvre, R.D. Kerns, R. Rosenberg, P. Beaupre, J. Prochaska, J.O. Prochaska. D.S. Caldwell (USA)

Functional magnetic resonance imaging in rats subjected to intense electrical and noxious chemical stimulation of the forepaw
U.I. Tuor, K. Malisza, T. Foniok, R. Papadimitropoulos, M. Jarmasz, R. Somorjai, P. Kozlowski (Canada)

The relationship of gender to pain, pain behavior, and disability in osteoarthritis patients: the role of catastrophizing
F.J. Keefe, J.C. Lefebvre, J.R. Egert, G. Affleck, M.J. Sullivan, D.S. Caldwell (USA, Canada)

Sympathetic-sensory coupling after L5 spinal nerve lesion in the rat and its relation to changes in dorsal root ganglion blood flow
H.-J. Häbler, S. Eschenfelder, X.-G. Liu, W. Jдnig (Germany)

Author Index to Volume 87

Contents to Volume 87

Contents to Volume 86 (2000)

 Numbers 1.2 - May 2000


Perils in the pursuit of mechanisms
J.D. Loeser (USA)


Vulvodynia: an introduction and critical review of a chronic pain condition
R.M. Masheb, J.M. Nash, E. Brondolo, R.D. Kerns (USA)


Serotonin receptor subtypes involved in the spinal antinociceptive effect of 5-HT in rats
L. Bardin, J. Lavarenne, A. Eschalier (France)

Effect of preoperative oral dextromethorphan on immediate and late postoperative pain and hyperalgesia after total abdominal hysterectomy
S. Ilkjaer, L.F. Bach, P.A. Nielsen, M. Wemberg, J.B. Dahl (Denmark)

Depletion of macrophages reduces axonal degeneration and hyperalgesia following nerve injury
T. Liu, N. van Rooijen, D.J. Tracey (Australia, The Netherlands)

Spatial mapping of the zone of secondary hyperalgesia reveals a gradual decline of pain with distance but sharp borders
J.H. Huang, Z. Ali, T.G. Travison, J.N. Campbell, R.A. Meyer (USA)

Painful neuropathy decreases membrane calcium current in mammalian primary afferent neurons
Q.H. Hogan, J.B. McCallum, C. Sarantopoulos, M. Aason, M. Mynlieff, W.-M. Kwok, Z.J. Bosnjak (USA)

Intrathecally administered spermine produces the scratching, biting and licking behaviour in mice
K. Tan-No, A. Taira, K. Wako, F. Niijima, O. Nakagawasai, T. Tadano, C. Sakurada, T. Sakurada, K. Kisara (Japan)

Spinal interleukin-1ß reduces inflammatory pain
A.J. Souter, M.G. Garry (UK, USA)

Amino acid release into the knee joint: key role in nociception and inflammation
N.B. Lawand, T. McNearney, K.N. Westlund (USA)

Heme oxygenase type 2 plays a role in formalin-induced nociception
X. Li, J.D. Clark (USA)

Low intensity vagal nerve stimulation lowers human thermal pain thresholds
T.J. Ness, R.B. Fillingim, A. Randich, E.M. Backensto, E. Faught (USA)

Sex-dependent effects of reported familial pain history on recent pain complaints and experimental pain responses
R.B. Fillingim, R.R. Edwards, T. Powell (USA)

Allodynia and hyperalgesia induced by herpes simplex virus type-1 infection in mice
I. Takasaki, T. Andoh, K. Shiraki, Y. Kuraishi (Japan)

Transient changes in the synthesis of nitric oxide result in long-term as well as short-term changes in acetic acid-induced writhing in mice
A.A. Larson, K.J. Kovacs, J.C. Cooper, K.F. Kitto (USA)

Analgesic profile of the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor agonists, (+)-epibatidine and ABT-594 in models of persistent inflammatory and neuropathic pain
A.C. Kesingland, C.T. Gentry, M.S. Panesar, M.A. Bowes, J.-M. Vernier, R. Cube, K. Walker, L. Urban (UK, USA)

Teasing apart quality and validity in systematic reviews: an example from acupuncture trials in chronic neck and back pain
L.A. Smith, A.D. Oldman, H.J. McQuay, R.A. Moore (UK)

Evidence for increased plasma levels of calcitonin gene-related peptide in migraine outside of attacks
M. Ashina, L. Bendtsen, R. Jensen, S. Schifter, J. Olesen (Denmark)

Towards an objective quantitative assessment of daily functioning in migraine: a feasibility study
J.H.M. Tulen, D.L. Stronks, J.B.J. Bussmann, L. Pepplinkhuizen, J. Passchier (The Netherlands)

Experimental muscle pain produces central modulation of proprioceptive signals arising from jaw muscle spindles
N.F. Capra, J.Y. Ro (USA)

Alleviation of mechanical and thermal allodynia by CGRP8-37 in a rodent model of chronic central pain
A.D. Bennett, K.M. Chastain, C.E. Hulsebosch (USA)

Zinc in the extracellular area of the central nervous system is necessary for the development of kainic acid-induced persistent hyperalgesia in mice
A.A. Larson, S.L. Giovengo, Q. Shi, R.A. Velazquez, K.J. Kovacs (USA)

Extraterritorial neuropathic pain correlates with multisegmental elevation of spinal dynorphin in nerve-injured rats
T.P. Malan, M.H. Ossipov, L.R. Gardell, M. Ibrahim, D. Bian, J. Lai, F. Porreca (USA)

Lumbar transplant of neurons genetically modified to secrete brain-derived neurotrophic factor attenuates allodynia and hyperalgesia after sciatic nerve constriction
P.J. Cejas, M. Martinez, S. Karmally, M. McKillop, J. McKillop, J.A. Plunkett, M. Oudega, M.J. Eaton (USA)


Is 200 mg lamotrigine daily analgesic or not?
J. Devulder (Belgium)

Reply to Jacques Devulder
G. McCleane (UK)

Number 3 - June 2000


Neuroendocrine deficiency-mediated development and persistence of pain in fibromyalgia: a promising paradigm?
P.H. Dessein, E.A. Shipton, A.E. Stanwix, B.I. Joffe (South Africa)


Is acupuncture effective for the treatment of chronic pain? A systematic review
J. Ezzo, B. Berman, V.A. Hadhazy, A.R. Jadad, L. Lao, B.B. Singh (USA, Canada)


Opioid tolerance and supersensitivity induce regional changes in the autoradiographic density of dihydropyridine-sensitive calcium channels in the rat central nervous system
A. Diaz, J. Florez, A. Pazos, M.A. Hurle (Spain)

Neuropsychological performance in cancer patients: the role of oral opioids, pain and performance status
P. Sjogren, A.K. Olsen, A.B. Thomson, J. Dalberg (Denmark)

Assessment of the effect of EMLA® during venipuncture in the newborn by analysis of heart rate variability
V. Lindh, U. Wiklund, S. Hakansson (Sweden)

Further evaluation of the pain stages of change questionnaire: is the transtheoretical model of change useful for patients with chronic pain?
M.P. Jensen, W.R. Nielson, J.M. Romano, M.L. Hill, J.A. Turner (USA, Canada)

Increased mRNA expression of the Bl and B2 bradykinin receptors and antinociceptive effects of their antagonists in an animal model of neuropathic pain
D. Levy, D.W. Zochodne (Canada)

Baclofen inhibits more effectively C-afferent than AB-afferent glutamatergic transmission in substantia gelatinosa neurons of adult rat spinal cord slices
T. Ataka, E. Kumamoto, K. Shimoji, M. Yoshimura (Japan)

Do fibromyalgia patients display hypervigilance for innocuous somatosensory stimuli? Application of a body scanning reaction time paradigm
M.L. Peters, J.W.S. Vlaeyen, C. van Drunen (The Netherlands)

Preinjury treatment with morphine or ketamine inhibits the development of experimentally induced secondary hyperalgesia in man
T. Warncke, A. Stubhaug, E. Jørum (Norway)

Identification of neck-shoulder disorders in a 1 year follow-up study. Validation of a questionnaire-based method
A. Kaergaard, J.H. Andersen, K. Rasmussen, S. Mikkelsen (Denmark)

The role of nitric oxide and prostaglandin signaling pathways in spinal nociceptive processing in chronic inflammation
S. Dolan, L.C. Field. A.M. Nolan (UK)


The ethics of acute pain studies in the 21st Century
I.D. Conacher (UK)

Reply to I.D. Conacher: Placebo by default
H. McQuay, A. Moore (UK)

Author Index to Volume 86

Contents to Volume 86


Preface. A tribute to Patrick D. Wall