2009 Clinical Scholar Research Award

Leonie Lang Siegel, MD
Department of Anesthesiology and Operative Intensive Care Medicine
University Hospital Benjamin Franklin
Berlin, Germany

Dr. Lang Siegel’s Research

Differentiating peripherally from centrally mediated opioid analgesia in postoperative pain.

Related Publications

Peripheral mechanisms of opioid analgesia.
Stein C, Lang LJ.

Potent and clinically significant analgesic effects can be brought about by opioids acting outside the central nervous system. Injury and inflammation of peripheral tissues leads to increased synthesis, axonal transport, membrane-directed trafficking and G-protein coupling of opioid receptors in dorsal root ganglion neurons…

Opioids in rheumatic diseases.
Lang LJ, Pierer M, Stein C, Baerwald C.

Opioids are the most potent analgesics available and are well established for the treatment of severe acute, surgical, and cancer pain. However, their use to ameliorate chronic noncancer pain (CNCP) is still controversial because of the side effects…

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