UNIT 9.14 Models of Neuropathic Pain in the Rat
Published Online: 1 MAY 2003
Copyright © 2003 by John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Lab Protocol Title
Current Protocols in Neuroscience
How to Cite
Bennett, G. J., Chung, J. M., Honore, M. and Seltzer, Z. 2003. Models of Neuropathic Pain in the Rat. Current Protocols in Neuroscience. 22:9.14:9.14.1–9.14.16.
- Published Online: 1 MAY 2003
- Published Print: JAN 2003
There are now three models of neuropathic pain in the rat that are in widespread use: the chronic constriction injury, the partial sciatic ligation model, and the spinal nerve ligation model. The procedures to create these models and the behavioral assays used to quantify the resulting abnormal pain sensations are described in this unit.