Endorphins and pain relief: Further observations on electrical stimulation of the lateral part of the periaqueductal gray matter during rostral mesencephalic reticulotomy for pain relief

Keiichi Amano*, Tatsuya Tanikawa, Hirotsune Kawarnura, Hiroshi Iseki, Masao Notani, Hiroko Kawabatake, Tetsushi Shiwaku, Toshihiro Suda, Hiroshi Demura, Koiti Kitamura

*Corresponding author for this work

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    20 Citations (Scopus)
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)123-135
    Number of pages13
    JournalStereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
    Issue number1-2
    Publication statusPublished - 1982


    • Deep brain stimulation
    • Endorphin
    • Midbrain
    • Pain
    • Periaqueductal gray matter
    • Psychology
    • Stimulation-produced analgesia

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Surgery
    • Clinical Neurology

    Cite this