Patrick B Wood

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Publications

  1. ncbi A reconsideration of the relevance of systemic low-dose ketamine to the pathophysiology of fibromyalgia
    Patrick B Wood
    Centre for Research on Pain, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Pain 7:611-4. 2006
  2. doi Variations in brain gray matter associated with chronic pain
    Patrick B Wood
    Pacific Rheumatology Associates, 4300 Talbot Road South, Suite 101, Renton, WA 98055, USA
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 12:462-9. 2010
  3. doi Hippocampal metabolite abnormalities in fibromyalgia: correlation with clinical features
    Patrick B Wood
    Department of Family Medicine, LSU Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
    J Pain 10:47-52. 2009
  4. doi Role of central dopamine in pain and analgesia
    Patrick B Wood
    Angler Biomedical Technologies, LLC, 18401 Reed Parks Road, Jonestown, TX 78645, USA
    Expert Rev Neurother 8:781-97. 2008
  5. doi Changes in hippocampal metabolites after effective treatment for fibromyalgia: a case study
    Patrick B Wood
    Department of Family Medicine, Anesthesiology and Psychiatry, LSU Health Sciences Center, Biomedical Research Institute of NW Louisiana, Shreveport, USA
    Clin J Pain 25:810-4. 2009
  6. doi Changes in gray matter density in fibromyalgia: correlation with dopamine metabolism
    Patrick B Wood
    Department of Family Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport, USA
    J Pain 10:609-18. 2009
  7. ncbi Enhanced pain perception in rheumatoid arthritis: novel considerations
    Patrick B Wood
    Pacific Rheumatology Associates, 4300 Talbot Road South, Suite 101, Renton, WA 98055, USA
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 13:434-9. 2009
  8. ncbi Reduced presynaptic dopamine activity in fibromyalgia syndrome demonstrated with positron emission tomography: a pilot study
    Patrick B Wood
    Department of Family Medicine and Anesthesiology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport, Shreveport, LA 71103, USA
    J Pain 8:51-8. 2007
  9. doi Insular hypometabolism in a patient with fibromyalgia: a case study
    Patrick B Wood
    Department of Family Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport, Louisiana 71103, USA
    Pain Med 9:365-70. 2008
  10. ncbi Mesolimbic dopaminergic mechanisms and pain control
    Patrick B Wood
    Departments of Family Medicine, Anesthesiology and Psychiatry, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA, USA
    Pain 120:230-4. 2006

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Publications15

  1. ncbi A reconsideration of the relevance of systemic low-dose ketamine to the pathophysiology of fibromyalgia
    Patrick B Wood
    Centre for Research on Pain, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Pain 7:611-4. 2006
    ..Accumulating evidence suggests that fibromyalgia may represent a dysregulation of dopaminergic neurotransmission, which may provide insights to guide both rational clinical interventions as well as system-specific research models...
  2. doi Variations in brain gray matter associated with chronic pain
    Patrick B Wood
    Pacific Rheumatology Associates, 4300 Talbot Road South, Suite 101, Renton, WA 98055, USA
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 12:462-9. 2010
    ..Interpretation of findings from morphometric studies also must take into account genetic and experiential factors that recently have been demonstrated to influence brain morphometry and the risk of developing chronic pain...
  3. doi Hippocampal metabolite abnormalities in fibromyalgia: correlation with clinical features
    Patrick B Wood
    Department of Family Medicine, LSU Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
    J Pain 10:47-52. 2009
    ..681, P = .018). Our results indicate that fibromyalgia is associated with brain metabolite abnormalities within the right hippocampus that correlate with patient symptoms...
  4. doi Role of central dopamine in pain and analgesia
    Patrick B Wood
    Angler Biomedical Technologies, LLC, 18401 Reed Parks Road, Jonestown, TX 78645, USA
    Expert Rev Neurother 8:781-97. 2008
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  5. doi Changes in hippocampal metabolites after effective treatment for fibromyalgia: a case study
    Patrick B Wood
    Department of Family Medicine, Anesthesiology and Psychiatry, LSU Health Sciences Center, Biomedical Research Institute of NW Louisiana, Shreveport, USA
    Clin J Pain 25:810-4. 2009
    ..Basic science has demonstrated the hippocampus to be exquisitely sensitive to the effects of stressful experience, which results in changes including alterations in metabolite content and frank atrophy...
  6. doi Changes in gray matter density in fibromyalgia: correlation with dopamine metabolism
    Patrick B Wood
    Department of Family Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport, USA
    J Pain 10:609-18. 2009
    ..The current results confirm our previous findings that FM is associated with altered brain morphometry. Alterations in dopamine metabolism might contribute to the associated changes in gray matter density...
  7. ncbi Enhanced pain perception in rheumatoid arthritis: novel considerations
    Patrick B Wood
    Pacific Rheumatology Associates, 4300 Talbot Road South, Suite 101, Renton, WA 98055, USA
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 13:434-9. 2009
    ..Identification of factors that contribute to enhanced pain perception in RA may aid in the development of novel analgesic strategies that, in turn, may decrease disease activity and improve general clinical outcomes...
  8. ncbi Reduced presynaptic dopamine activity in fibromyalgia syndrome demonstrated with positron emission tomography: a pilot study
    Patrick B Wood
    Department of Family Medicine and Anesthesiology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport, Shreveport, LA 71103, USA
    J Pain 8:51-8. 2007
    ..PERSPECTIVE: An association between FMS and reduced dopamine metabolism within the pain neuromatrix provides important insights into the pathophysiology of this mysterious disorder...
  9. doi Insular hypometabolism in a patient with fibromyalgia: a case study
    Patrick B Wood
    Department of Family Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport, Louisiana 71103, USA
    Pain Med 9:365-70. 2008
    ..Neuroimaging studies have demonstrated differential involvement of a variety of brain centers in fibromyalgia both at baseline and in response to stimulation. The insular cortex is one such structure...
  10. ncbi Mesolimbic dopaminergic mechanisms and pain control
    Patrick B Wood
    Departments of Family Medicine, Anesthesiology and Psychiatry, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA, USA
    Pain 120:230-4. 2006
  11. ncbi Open trial of pindolol in the treatment of fibromyalgia
    Patrick B Wood
    Department of Family Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Science Center Shreveport, LA 71103 3932, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 39:1812-6. 2005
    ..Evidence suggests that fibromyalgia is related to both chronic sympathetic hyperactivity and decreased levels of serotonin...
  12. ncbi Neuroimaging in functional somatic syndromes
    Patrick B Wood
    Department of Family Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana 71103, USA
    Int Rev Neurobiol 67:119-63. 2005
  13. ncbi Novel pharmacotherapy for fibromyalgia
    Patrick B Wood
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport, Department of Family Medicine, Shreveport, LA 71130, USA
    Expert Opin Investig Drugs 16:829-41. 2007
    ..Key insights from basic research are the basis for increased optimism for effective relief among patients and clinicians...
  14. ncbi Stress and dopamine: implications for the pathophysiology of chronic widespread pain
    Patrick B Wood
    Department of Family Medicine, LSU Health Science Center Shreveport, 1501 Kings Highway Shreveport, LA 71103, USA
    Med Hypotheses 62:420-4. 2004
    ..A stress-related dysfunction of mesolimbic dopaminergic activity might serve as the basis for other fibromyalgia-associated phenomena as well...
  15. ncbi Fibromyalgia patients show an abnormal dopamine response to pain
    Patrick B Wood
    McGill University Centre for Research on Pain, Faculty of Dentistry, 3640 University Street, Strathcona Building, Montreal, QC, Canada, H3A 2B2
    Eur J Neurosci 25:3576-82. 2007
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