David Yarnitsky

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Affiliation: Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Objective correlate of subjective pain perception by contact heat-evoked potentials
    Yelena Granovsky
    Department of Neurology, Rambam Medical Center, and the Laboratory of Clinical Neurophysiology, Technion Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
    J Pain 9:53-63. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Neurophysiology of the cortical pain network: revisiting the role of S1 in subjective pain perception via standardized low-resolution brain electromagnetic tomography (sLORETA)
    Rony Reuven Nir
    Laboratory of Clinical Neurophysiology, Department of Neurology, Rambam Health Care Campus, Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    J Pain 9:1058-69. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Blood-brain barrier opened by stimulation of the parasympathetic sphenopalatine ganglion: a new method for macromolecule delivery to the brain
    David Yarnitsky
    Department of Neurology, Rambam Medical Center, Technion Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
    J Neurosurg 101:303-9. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Increased BBB permeability by parasympathetic sphenopalatine ganglion stimulation in dogs
    David Yarnitsky
    Department of Neurology, Rambam Medical Center, Technion Faculty of Medicine, Bat Galim, Haifa 31096, Israel
    Brain Res 1018:236-40. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Prediction of chronic post-operative pain: pre-operative DNIC testing identifies patients at risk
    David Yarnitsky
    Department of Neurology, Rambam Health Care Campus, and Laboratory of Clinical Neurophysiology, Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Israel
    Pain 138:22-8. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint TCD evaluation before and after stenting in patients with severe primary carotid artery stenosis versus restenosis
    Gregory Telman
    Department of Neurology, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
    J Endovasc Ther 14:483-8. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Enhanced presurgical pain temporal summation response predicts post-thoracotomy pain intensity during the acute postoperative phase
    Irit Weissman-Fogel
    Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    J Pain 10:628-36. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Temporal changes in cortical activation during conditioned pain modulation (CPM), a LORETA study
    Ruth Moont
    The Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Pain 152:1469-77. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Preoperative cerebral hemodynamics and shunting during carotid endarterectomy in patients with severe unilateral carotid stenosis
    Gregory Telman
    Department of Neurology, Rambam Medical Center and Technion Faculty of Medicine, Haalija Street 8, Haifa 32801, Israel
    J Clin Ultrasound 35:498-503. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Microemboli in MCA ipsilateral to occluded common carotid artery: an observation and short review of the literature
    Gregory Telman
    Department of Neurology and Radiology, Rambam Medical Center, Technion Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
    Neurol Res 30:684-6. 2008

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Publications59

  1. ncbi request reprint Objective correlate of subjective pain perception by contact heat-evoked potentials
    Yelena Granovsky
    Department of Neurology, Rambam Medical Center, and the Laboratory of Clinical Neurophysiology, Technion Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
    J Pain 9:53-63. 2008
    ..Yet, regression analysis revealed pain perception and not stimulus intensity as the major contributing factor. A significant correlation was found between the forearm and the leg for both psychophysics and EPs amplitude...
  2. doi request reprint Neurophysiology of the cortical pain network: revisiting the role of S1 in subjective pain perception via standardized low-resolution brain electromagnetic tomography (sLORETA)
    Rony Reuven Nir
    Laboratory of Clinical Neurophysiology, Department of Neurology, Rambam Health Care Campus, Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    J Pain 9:1058-69. 2008
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Blood-brain barrier opened by stimulation of the parasympathetic sphenopalatine ganglion: a new method for macromolecule delivery to the brain
    David Yarnitsky
    Department of Neurology, Rambam Medical Center, Technion Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
    J Neurosurg 101:303-9. 2004
    ..Drug delivery across the blood-brain barrier remains a significant challenge. Based on earlier findings, the authors hypothesized that parasympathetic innervation of the brain vasculature could be used to augment drug delivery to the brain...
  4. ncbi request reprint Increased BBB permeability by parasympathetic sphenopalatine ganglion stimulation in dogs
    David Yarnitsky
    Department of Neurology, Rambam Medical Center, Technion Faculty of Medicine, Bat Galim, Haifa 31096, Israel
    Brain Res 1018:236-40. 2004
    ..This could be a therapeutic method for a wide variety of brain disorders, including tumors and neurodegenerative diseases...
  5. ncbi request reprint Prediction of chronic post-operative pain: pre-operative DNIC testing identifies patients at risk
    David Yarnitsky
    Department of Neurology, Rambam Health Care Campus, and Laboratory of Clinical Neurophysiology, Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Israel
    Pain 138:22-8. 2008
    ..Applying this diagnostic approach before procedures that might generate pain may allow individually tailored pain prevention and management, which may substantially reduce suffering...
  6. ncbi request reprint TCD evaluation before and after stenting in patients with severe primary carotid artery stenosis versus restenosis
    Gregory Telman
    Department of Neurology, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
    J Endovasc Ther 14:483-8. 2007
    ..To evaluate cerebral hemodynamics before and after carotid angioplasty and stenting (CAS) using transcranial Doppler (TCD)...
  7. doi request reprint Enhanced presurgical pain temporal summation response predicts post-thoracotomy pain intensity during the acute postoperative phase
    Irit Weissman-Fogel
    Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    J Pain 10:628-36. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that individual susceptibility toward a greater summation response may characterize patients who are potentially vulnerable to augmented POP...
  8. doi request reprint Temporal changes in cortical activation during conditioned pain modulation (CPM), a LORETA study
    Ruth Moont
    The Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Pain 152:1469-77. 2011
    ..In conclusion, achieving pain inhibition by the CPM process seems to be under control of the OFC and the amygdala...
  9. ncbi request reprint Preoperative cerebral hemodynamics and shunting during carotid endarterectomy in patients with severe unilateral carotid stenosis
    Gregory Telman
    Department of Neurology, Rambam Medical Center and Technion Faculty of Medicine, Haalija Street 8, Haifa 32801, Israel
    J Clin Ultrasound 35:498-503. 2007
    ..To estimate the possible predictors for the need for shunting during carotid endarterectomy in patients with severe unilateral carotid stenosis based on preoperative transcranial Doppler sonographic examination...
  10. doi request reprint Microemboli in MCA ipsilateral to occluded common carotid artery: an observation and short review of the literature
    Gregory Telman
    Department of Neurology and Radiology, Rambam Medical Center, Technion Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
    Neurol Res 30:684-6. 2008
    ..The possibility of emboli from contralateral stenosed ICA through the patent anterior communicating artery (ACoA) or from the distal stump of occluded CCA seems to be the most probable explanation...
  11. ncbi request reprint Autonomic asymmetry in migraine: augmented parasympathetic activation in left unilateral migraineurs
    Yudith Avnon
    Department of Neurology, Rambam Medical Center, Technion, Haifa, Israel
    Brain 127:2099-108. 2004
    ..Since cranial parasympathetic activity induces cerebral vasodilatation, this augmentation might be an inherent part of the migraine pathophysiology in these patients...
  12. doi request reprint The p300 event-related potential technique for libido assessment in women with hypoactive sexual desire disorder
    Yoram Vardi
    Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    J Sex Med 6:1688-95. 2009
    ..Recently, we described such a methodology (event-related potential technique [ERP]) based on recording of p300 electroencephalography (EEG) waves elicited by auditory stimuli during synchronous exposure to erotic films...
  13. doi request reprint Pain assessment by continuous EEG: association between subjective perception of tonic pain and peak frequency of alpha oscillations during stimulation and at rest
    Rony Reuven Nir
    Laboratory of Clinical Neurophysiology, Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Brain Res 1344:77-86. 2010
    ..The relevance of PAF to the neural processing of tonic pain may indicate its potential to advance pain research as well as clinical pain characterization...
  14. doi request reprint Tonic pain and continuous EEG: prediction of subjective pain perception by alpha-1 power during stimulation and at rest
    Rony Reuven Nir
    Department of Neurology, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
    Clin Neurophysiol 123:605-12. 2012
    ..This finding encouraged us to explore whether alpha power, reflecting the magnitude of the synchronized activity within this frequency range, will demonstrate a corresponding relationship with subjective perception of tonic pain...
  15. ncbi request reprint Vulvar vestibulitis severity--assessment by sensory and pain testing modalities
    Lior Lowenstein
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, Rambam Medical Center, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Faculty of Medicine, P O Box 9602, Haifa 31096, Israel
    Pain 107:47-53. 2004
    ..QST techniques, both threshold and supra-threshold measurements, seem to be capable of discriminating level of severity of this clinical pain syndrome...
  16. ncbi request reprint Can personality traits and gender predict the response to morphine? An experimental cold pain study
    Dorit Pud
    Pain Relief Unit, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Eur J Pain 10:103-12. 2006
    ..It suggests that high HA personality trait is associated with better responsiveness to morphine treatment, and that females respond better than men to both morphine and placebo...
  17. ncbi request reprint Homotopic and heterotopic effects of endogenous analgesia in healthy volunteers
    Dorit Pud
    Haifa Pain Research Group, Rambam Medical Centre, Haifa, Israel
    Neurosci Lett 380:209-13. 2005
    ..63). It is concluded that under the conditions of this experiment, EA affects heterotopic and homotopic regions similarly and without gender differences...
  18. ncbi request reprint Sexual dysfunction in females with multiple sclerosis: quantitative sensory testing
    Ilan Gruenwald
    Neuro urology unit, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Mult Scler 13:95-105. 2007
    ..Quantitative sensory testing (QST) has recently been used to assess normal neural function of the female genitalia. In this study we used QST for assessment of the genital neural function of female MS patients...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effects of cold stimulation on secondary hyperalgesia (HA) induced by capsaicin in healthy volunteers
    Dorit Pud
    Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, University of Haifa, 31905, Haifa, Israel
    Exp Brain Res 170:22-9. 2006
    ..05). It is concluded that there is no HA to cold stimuli within the area of mechanical 2 degrees HA. However, cooling acts as a conditioning stimulus and expands the area of capsaicin-induced punctuate HA...
  20. ncbi request reprint Postcesarean section pain prediction by preoperative experimental pain assessment
    Michal Granot
    Faculty of Health and Welfare Studies, University of Haifa, and Department of Neurology, Rambam Medical Center, Israel
    Anesthesiology 98:1422-6. 2003
    ..The present study was conducted to determine whether preoperative assessment of experimental pain perception by quantitative sensory tests could predict the level of postcesarean section pain...
  21. ncbi request reprint Vagal stomach afferents inhibit somatic pain perception
    Oshra Sedan
    Technion Medical School, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Pain 113:354-9. 2005
    ..28+/-18.00 to 48.14+/-20.18 (P=0.025). Mechanical pain thresholds and temporal summation did not change significantly. We conclude that vagal stomach afferents exert an inhibitory effect on somatic pain perception in humans...
  22. ncbi request reprint Does hysterectomy affect genital sensation?
    Lior Lowenstein
    Department of Obstertrics and Gynecology, Rambam Medical Center and Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 119:242-5. 2005
    ..To evaluate vaginal and clitoral sensation before and after hysterectomy and to assess pre- and post-surgery changes in sexual function...
  23. doi request reprint Psychophysical testing of spatial and temporal dimensions of endogenous analgesia: conditioned pain modulation and offset analgesia
    Liat Honigman
    the Laboratory of Clinical Neurophysiology, Technion Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
    Exp Brain Res 228:493-501. 2013
    ..The moderate association between the CPM and OA magnitudes indicates, on the other hand, some commonality of their underlying mechanisms...
  24. ncbi request reprint Waning of "conditioned pain modulation": a novel expression of subtle pronociception in migraine
    Hadas Nahman-Averbuch
    Laboratory of Clinical Neurophysiology, Technion Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
    Headache 53:1104-15. 2013
    ..To assess the decay of the conditioned pain modulation (CPM) response along repeated applications as a possible expression of subtle pronociception in migraine...
  25. ncbi request reprint Repeated noxious stimulation of the skin enhances cutaneous pain perception of migraine patients in-between attacks: clinical evidence for continuous sub-threshold increase in membrane excitability of central trigeminovascular neurons
    Irit Weissman-Fogel
    Department of Neurology, Rambam Medical Center and Technion Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
    Pain 104:693-700. 2003
    ..These findings may point to an important pathophysiological change in membrane properties of nociceptive neurons of migraine patients; a change that may hold a key to more effective prophylactic treatment...
  26. ncbi request reprint Vasomotor response to cold stimulation in human capsaicin-induced hyperalgesic area
    Dorit Pud
    Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, University of Haifa, Haifa, 31905, Israel
    Exp Brain Res 164:334-40. 2005
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  27. doi request reprint A psychophysical study of endogenous analgesia: the role of the conditioning pain in the induction and magnitude of conditioned pain modulation
    Rony Reuven Nir
    Department of Neurology, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
    Eur J Pain 15:491-7. 2011
    ..These observations may suggest that CPM responses represent an intrinsic element of an individual's EA processes, which are not significantly affected by the experienced conditioning pain...
  28. ncbi request reprint Psychophysics of phasic and tonic heat pain stimuli by quantitative sensory testing in healthy subjects
    Michal Granot
    Department of Nursing, Faculty of Health and Welfare Studies, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    Eur J Pain 7:139-43. 2003
    ..Thus, the normal pattern of pain perception is stable and not altered by single tonic pain stimulation...
  29. ncbi request reprint Distribution of artificial cerebral microemboli in stroke patients with patent foramen ovale
    Gregory Telman
    Department of Neurology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Neurol Res 27:109-11. 2005
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  30. doi request reprint Conditioned pain modulation predicts duloxetine efficacy in painful diabetic neuropathy
    David Yarnitsky
    Department of Neurology, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
    Pain 153:1193-8. 2012
    ..In conclusion, the coupling of CPM and duloxetine efficacy highlights the importance of pain pathophysiology in the clinical decision-making process. This evaluative approach promotes personalized pain therapy...
  31. doi request reprint Cognitive manipulation targeted at decreasing the conditioning pain perception reduces the efficacy of conditioned pain modulation
    Rony Reuven Nir
    Department of Neurology, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa 31096, Israel
    Pain 153:170-6. 2012
    ..These findings emphasize the relevance of cognitive mechanisms in determining endogenous analgesia processes in humans...
  32. ncbi request reprint Acceleation of cerebrovascular reactivity as a new supplemental TCD index in patients with severe carotid stenosis before and after carotid endarterectomy
    Gregory Telman
    Department of Neurology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifar, Israel
    Neurol Res 29:p490-p492. 2007
  33. ncbi request reprint Orbitofrontal disinhibition of pain in migraine with aura: an interictal EEG-mapping study
    Rina Lev
    Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Cephalalgia 30:910-8. 2010
    ..The finding of OFC hypofunction over the disease course is in keeping with current concepts of migraine as a progressive brain disorder...
  34. doi request reprint Pronociceptive pain modulation in patients with painful chemotherapy-induced polyneuropathy
    Hadas Nahman-Averbuch
    the Laboratory of Clinical Neurophysiology, Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    J Pain Symptom Manage 42:229-38. 2011
    ..Several chemotherapy agents induce polyneuropathy that is painful for some patients, but not for others. We assumed that these differences might be attributable to varying patterns of pain modulation...
  35. ncbi request reprint The tridimensional personality theory and pain: harm avoidance and reward dependence traits correlate with pain perception in healthy volunteers
    Dorit Pud
    Pain Relief Unit, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Eur J Pain 8:31-8. 2004
    ..As such, a high HA are likely to predict a heightened pain response. RD may modify this pattern. The possible relevant behavioral and neuro-chemical mechanisms are discussed...
  36. doi request reprint Ethnic differences in ischemic stroke of working age in northern Israel
    Gregory Telman
    Department of Neurology, Rambam Health Care Campus, Technion Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 19:376-81. 2010
    ..There are currently no comparative data about ethnic differences in ischemic stroke in Arab and Jewish populations...
  37. ncbi request reprint Enhanced pain expectation in migraine: EEG-based evidence for impaired prefrontal function
    Rina Lev
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Headache 53:1054-70. 2013
    ..Dysexcitability characterizes the interictal migraineous brain. The main central expressions of this dysexcitability are decreased habituation and enhanced anticipation and attention to pain and other external sensory stimuli...
  38. doi request reprint Ischemic middle cerebral artery stroke missing the tissue plasminogen activator time window: transcranial Doppler evaluation
    Gregory Telman
    Department of Neurology, Rambam Health Care Campus and Technion Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 17:366-9. 2008
    ..A later MCA recanalization is not accompanied by significant improvement of neurologic or functional status...
  39. ncbi request reprint Reversal of cerebral vasospasm by sphenopalatine ganglion stimulation in a dog model of subarachnoid hemorrhage
    David Yarnitsky
    Department of Neurology, Rambam Medical Center, Technion Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
    Surg Neurol 64:5-11; discussion 11. 2005
    ..Sphenopalatine ganglion stimulation dilates the ipsilateral arteries of the normal dog anterior circle of Willis. This experiment tested whether similar stimulation would reverse cerebral vasospasm...
  40. ncbi request reprint Different patterns of parasympathetic activation in uni- and bilateral migraineurs
    Yudith Avnon
    Department of Neurology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Brain 126:1660-70. 2003
    ..These findings might help in clarifying inter-relationships between brainstem nuclei in the context of migraine pathogenesis...
  41. ncbi request reprint Cessation of microemboli in the middle cerebral artery after a single dose of aspirin in a young patient with emboliogenic lacunar syndrome of carotid origin
    Gregory Telman
    Department of Neurology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 8:724-5. 2006
  42. ncbi request reprint A P300 event related potential technique for assessment of sexually oriented interest
    Yoram Vardi
    Neuro urology unit, Technion Faculty of Medicine, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    J Urol 176:2736-40. 2006
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  43. ncbi request reprint Enhancement of the perception of systemic pain in women with vulvar vestibulitis
    Michal Granot
    Faculty of Health and Welfare Studies, University of Haifa, Department of Neurology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    BJOG 109:863-6. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether the characteristics of systemic pain perception and anxiety differ between women with vulvar vestibulitis and healthy women...
  44. doi request reprint Cardiovascular risk factors in restless legs syndrome
    Ilana Schlesinger
    Department of Neurology, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
    Mov Disord 24:1587-92. 2009
    ..11-4.17), smoking (OR 1.82; 95% CI, 1.10-3.00), and HDL/LDL cholesterol (OR 0.18; 95% CI 0.034-0.90) were significantly associated with RLS compared with subjects without RLS. RLS was associated with cardiovascular risk factors...
  45. ncbi request reprint The positions of the patients in the diagnosis of patent foramen ovale by transcranial Doppler
    Gregory Telman
    Department of Neurology, Rambam Medical Center, PO Box 9602, Haifa 31096, Israel
    J Neuroimaging 13:356-8. 2003
    ..Such information is important to improving the sensitivity of the test in comparison to the gold standard of transesophageal echocardiography (TEE)...
  46. ncbi request reprint Duplex ultrasound verified by angiography in patients with severe primary and restenosis of internal carotid artery
    Gregory Telman
    Department of Neurology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Ann Vasc Surg 20:478-81. 2006
    ..In patients with Doppler parameters pointing to borderline moderate/severe primary carotid stenosis and technically complicated cases, angiography in addition to sonography before surgery is recommended...
  47. doi request reprint Conditioned pain modulation (the diffuse noxious inhibitory control-like effect): its relevance for acute and chronic pain states
    David Yarnitsky
    Department of Neurology, Rambam Medical Center, Israel
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 23:611-5. 2010
    ..In line with recent experts' recommendations, the term conditioned pain modulation (CPM) will be used, replacing the previous terms 'diffuse noxious inhibitory control (DNIC)' or 'DNIC-like' effects...
  48. ncbi request reprint Paradoxical kinesia at war
    Ilana Schlesinger
    Department of Neurology, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
    Mov Disord 22:2394-7. 2007
    ..002), and depression (P < 0.01) as compared with their performance before the war. Paradoxical kinesia is uncommon, even in the face of danger. Visual, but not auditory, triggers appear to be needed to prompt its occurrence...
  49. ncbi request reprint Velocity of microemboli and transit time from the heart to the brain in patients with patent foramen ovale and artificial heart valves
    Gregory Telman
    Department of Neurology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Neurol Res 24:597-8. 2002
    ..The inverse relation between transit time and measured terminal velocity implies a consistent velocity per microemboli en route, in both groups. Thus, a flow abided to a certain laminae seems to characterize microemboli...
  50. doi request reprint Pain in progressive supranuclear palsy
    Ilana Schlesinger
    Department of Neurology, Rambam Health Care Campus, Technion Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
    Clin Neuropharmacol 32:163-4. 2009
    ..The pain was alleviated when given lidocaine intravenously. Response was maintained for an extended period. Lidocaine should be considered in pain relief of dystonia to improve quality of life...
  51. ncbi request reprint Contact heat-evoked temporal summation: tonic versus repetitive-phasic stimulation
    Michal Granot
    Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, University of Haifa, Israel
    Pain 122:295-305. 2006
    ..Future clinical applications of these tests will determine the clinical relevance of the TS paradigms presented in this study...
  52. ncbi request reprint Association between quantitative sensory testing, treatment choice, and subsequent pain reduction in vulvar vestibulitis syndrome
    Michal Granot
    Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, University of Haifa, Israel
    J Pain 5:226-32. 2004
    ..023), and higher systolic blood pressure (P =.039) are predictive variables for reduction of vulvar pain. An assessment of systemic pain perception might be helpful in choosing the optimal treatment and in predicting its success...
  53. ncbi request reprint Primary and secondary vulvar vestibulitis syndrome: systemic pain perception and psychophysical characteristics
    Michal Granot
    The Faculty of Health and Welfare Studies, University of Haifa, Israel
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:138-42. 2004
    ..This study evaluated systemic pain perception, cardiovascular measures, and anxiety level in women with primary and secondary VVS...
  54. ncbi request reprint Transient cold pain has no effect on cutaneous vasodilatation induced by capsaicin: a randomized-control-crossover study in healthy subjects
    Dorit Pud
    Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, University of Haifa, Haifa 31905, Israel
    Pflugers Arch 452:208-12. 2006
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  55. ncbi request reprint What do pressure pipes tell us about spatial summation in pain processing
    David Yarnitsky
    Pain 130:4-5. 2007
  56. ncbi request reprint Determinants of endogenous analgesia magnitude in a diffuse noxious inhibitory control (DNIC) paradigm: do conditioning stimulus painfulness, gender and personality variables matter?
    Michal Granot
    Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, University of Haifa, Israel
    Pain 136:142-9. 2008
    ..5 degrees C. DNIC testing, thus, seems to be relatively independent of the stimulation conditions, making it an easy to apply tool, suitable for wide range applications in pain psychophysics...
  57. doi request reprint Vagal damage enhances polyneuropathy pain: additive effect of two algogenic mechanisms
    Irit Weissman-Fogel
    Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences, University of Haifa, Israel
    Pain 138:153-62. 2008
    ..001). Thus, decreased vagal activity aggravates both the severity and the time course of painful polyneuropathy. Therefore, the two mechanisms add to each other in generating the pain picture...
  58. doi request reprint Low threshold nociceptors: a challenge to sensory physiology
    David Yarnitsky
    Pain 135:5-6. 2008
  59. ncbi request reprint 2003 Wolff Award: Possible parasympathetic contributions to peripheral and central sensitization during migraine
    David Yarnitsky
    Departments of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Headache 43:704-14. 2003
    ....