Repeated touch and needle-prick stimulation in the neonatal period increases the baseline mechanical sensitivity and postinjury hypersensitivity of adult spinal sensory neurons

Nynke J. van den Hoogen, Jacob Patijn, Dick Tibboel, Bert A. Joosten, Maria Fitzgerald, Charlie H. T. Kwok*

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1166-1175
Number of pages10
JournalPain
Volume159
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2018

Keywords

  • NICU
  • Neonatal sensory intervention
  • Tactile stimulation
  • Early-life pain
  • Postoperative
  • PROCEDURAL PAIN
  • RAT MODEL
  • HYPERALGESIA
  • PLASTICITY
  • RESPONSES
  • INJURY
  • AGE
  • INCISION
  • SURGERY
  • PRETERM

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