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Migraine : spectrum of ideas

Author: Merton Sandler; Geralyn M Collins
Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1990
Series: Oxford medical publications
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

The high morbidity of migraine poses a massive economic problem and gives rise to considerable suffering. The difficulty of traditional research approaches has led to a variety of research  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Merton Sandler; Geralyn M Collins
ISBN: 0192618105 9780192618108
OCLC Number: 476326186
Description: xiii, 322 s
Contents: Merton Sandler: Introduction; J.N. Blau: The nature of migraine: do we need to invoke slow neurochemical processes?; Discussion; J.W. Lance, G.A. Lambert, P.J. Goadsby, & A.S. Zagami: Contribution of experimental studies to understanding the pathophysiology of migraine; Discussion; Kathleen R. Merikangas: Genetic epidemiology of migraine; Discussion; Ryszard J. Gryglewski & John R. Vane: A possible role of endothelial vasorelaxants in the pathogenesis ofmigraine; Discussion; Sergio H. Ferreira: A classification of peripheral analgesics based upon their mode of action; Discussion; Michael A. Moskowitz, Damianos E. Sakas, Michihisa Kano, Hermes A. Kontos, & Enoch P. Wei: Vasomotor functions of trigeminovascular fibres: inferences from lesion studies; Discussion;Jes Olesen, Tom Skyhoj Olsen, & Lars Friberg: Regional cerebral blood flow in migraine; Discussion; K.M.A. Welch: Migraine pathogenesis examined with contemporary techniques for analysing brain function; Discussion; Michael A. Moskowitz & M. Gabriella Buzzi: The superior pericarotid cavernous sinus plexus and cluster headaches; Discussion; J.R. Fozard: 5-HT in migraine: evidence from 5-HT receptor antagonists for a neuronal aetiology; Discussion; P.P.A. Humphrey, W. Feniuk, &M.J. Perren: 5-HT in migraine: evidence with 5-HT1-like receptor agonists for a vascular aetiology; G. Curzon, G.A. Kennett, K. Shah, & P. Whitton: Behavioural effects of m-chlorophenylpiperazine (m-CPP), a reported migraine precipitant; Discussion; P.R. Saxena: 5-HT receptors and migraine; Discussion; P.R. Saxena: Isthere still a case for the shunt hypothesis in migraine?; Discussion; General discussion I; Lars Edvinsson, Inger Jansen, & Rolf Uddman: Peptidergic mechanisms in human intracranial and extracranial arteries; Discussion; J.C. Schwartz, B. Giros, C. Gros, C. Llorens-Cortes, J.M. Arrang, M. Garbarg, & H. Pollard: Novel agents affecting enkephalinergic and histaminergic transmissions in the brain; Discussion; Vivette Glover & Merton Sandler: The biochemical basis of migrainepredisposition; Discussion; Kathleen R. Merikangas & Jules Angst: Depression and migraine; Discussion; Richard C. Peatfield: Pain, headache, and depression: a discussion; Discussion; Richard C. Peatfield: A note on the role of platelets in migraine: a personal view; Discussion; J. de Belleroche: Differential abnormalitiesin signal transduction in migraine and cluster headache; Discussion; F. Clifford Rose: The current status of migraine therapy; Discussion; A. Ziegler: Treatment: where are we going?; Discussion; General discussion II; J.W. Lance: The neurovascular basis of migraine: some concluding thoughts; Index.
Series Title: Oxford medical publications
Responsibility: ed. by Merton Sandler and Geralyn M. Collins


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'The book is a comprehensive introduction and explores in depth some of the unresolved issues.' Trends in Neurosciences

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