February 2021

Dorsal horn disinhibition and movement-induced behaviour in a rat model of inflammatory arthritis.

Locke S, Yousefpour N, Ribeiro-da-Silva A.Rheumatology (Oxford). 2021 Feb 1;60(2):918-928.


Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation and heat to reduce pain in a chronic low back pain population: a randomized controlled clinical trial.

Leemans L, Elma Ö, Nijs J, Wideman TH, Siffain C, den Bandt H, Van Laere S, Beckwée D. Braz J Phys Ther. 2021 Jan-Feb;25(1):86-96.


Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) promotes social behavior through mTORC1 in the excitatory neurotransmission

Danilo De Gregorio, Jelena Popic, Justine P Enns, Antonio Inserra, Agnieszka Skalecka, Athanasios Markopoulos 3 , Luca Posa 3 , Martha Lopez-Canul 3 , He Qianzi 3 , Christopher K Lafferty, Jonathan P Britt, Stefano Comai, Argel Aguilar-Valles, Nahum Sonenberg, Gabriella Gobbi

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 2021 Feb 2;118(5):e2020705118.


Is opioid therapy for chronic noncancer pain associated with a greater risk of all-cause mortality compared to non-opioid analgesics? A systematic review of propensity score matched observational studies.

Tölle T, Fitzcharles MA, Häuser W.Eur J Pain. 2021 Feb 3


Protein Adsorption on Surfaces Functionalized with COOH Groups Promotes Anti-inflammatory Macrophage Responses

Emily Buck, Seunghwan Lee, Laura S Stone, Marta Cerruti ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2021 Feb 4.


ISSLS PRIZE IN CLINICAL SCIENCE 2021: What are the risk factors for low back pain flares and does this depend on how flare is defined?

Nathalia Costa, Esther Smits, Jessica Kasza, Sauro Salomoni, Manuela Ferreira, Michael Sullivan, Paul W Hodges.

Eur Spine J. 2021 Feb 3.


The Effect of Psychological Interventions on the Prevention of Chronic Pain in Adults

A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Bérubé, Mélanie; Martorella, Géraldine; Côté, Caroline NP, Gélinas, Céline; Feeley, Nancy; Choinière, Manon; Parent, Stefan; Streiner, David L.

Clin J Pain. 2021 Feb 9


Validity of the Modified Dyspnea Index for the French-Canadian Population.

Dore M, Provencher S, Poirier P, Gélinas CC, Stoller JK, de Oliveira EM, CeciliaGallani M. J Nurs Meas. 2021 Feb 16:JNM-D-19-00042. D-19-00042


The effect of a topical combination of clonidine and pentoxifylline on post-traumatic neuropathic pain patients: study protocol for a randomized, double-blind placebo-controlled trial.

Fulas OA, Laferrière A, Ware MA, Shir Y, Coderre TJ.Trials. 2021 Feb 17;22(1):149


The burden of waiting to access pain clinic services: perceptions and experiences of patients with rheumatic conditions.

Deslauriers S, Roy JS, Bernatsky S, Blanchard N, Feldman DE, Pinard AM, Fitzcharles MA, Desmeules F, Perreault K.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2021 Feb 18;21(1):160.


The COVID-19 match: what Canadian anesthesia programs can do for the virtual match cycles

Kacper Niburski, Pablo Ingelmo, Natalie Buu.Can J Anaesth, 2021 Feb 18;1-2.


Anxiety and Fear Avoidance Beliefs and Behavior May Be Significant Risk Factors for Chronic Opioid Analgesic Therapy Reliance for Patients with Chronic Pain - Results from a Preliminary Study.

Jasmine Silva M, Coffee Z, Ho Alex Yu C, Martel MO. Pain Medicine, 16 Feb 2021,


A 5-Year Esthetic RCT Assessment of Anterior Maxillary Single-Tooth Implants with Different Abutment Interfaces.

Cooper LF, Reside G, DeKok I, Standord C, BarwaczC, Feine J, Nader SA, ScheyerT, McGuire M.

The International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants. 2021 Jan-Feb;36(1):165-176. DOI: 10.11607/jomi.8333.


Erratum to "The Relation Between Perceived Injustice and Symptom Severity in Individuals with Major Depression: A Cross-Lagged Panel Study". [JAD 274C (2020) 289- 297].

Sullivan MJL, Adams H, Yamada K, Kubota Y, Ellis T, Thibault P.J Affect Disord. 2021 Feb 25:S0165-0327(21)00149-X.


Protein Adsorption on Surfaces Functionalized with COOH Groups Promotes Anti-inflammatory Macrophage Responses.

Buck E, Lee S, Stone LS, Cerruti M.ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2021 Feb 17;13(6):7021-7036.


Salt Sensing by Serum/Glucocorticoid-Regulated Kinase 1 Promotes Th17-like Inflammatory Adaptation of Foxp3+ Regulatory T Cells.

Yang YH, Istomine R, Alvarez F, Al-Aubodah TA, Shi XQ, Takano T, Thornton AM, Shevach EM, Zhang J, Piccirillo CA.

Cell Rep. 2020 Feb 4;30(5):1515-1529.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2020.01.002.


Efficacy of ketamine in relieving neuropathic pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis of animal studies.

Velzen MV, Dahan JDC, van Dorp ELA, Mogil JS, Hooijmans CR, Dahan A.Pain. 2021 Feb 4.



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