Published in Surgery Litigation and Law Weekly, October 17th, 2008
Neuropathic pain is a major chronic pain condition, with an estimated prevalence in the world's population of up to 6%, according to the most recent surveys, with many causes such as shingles, herpes, diabetes, antiviral or antitumor chemotherapy surgery, or low back disorders. Neuropathic pain does not respond well to usual painkillers. Worldwide market for neuropathic pain is estimated to reach 5 billion USD by 2010.
This compound originates from...
Want to see the full article?
Welcome to NewsRx!
Learn more about a six-week, no-risk free trial of Surgery Litigation and Law Weekly
NewsRx also is available at LexisNexis, Gale, ProQuest, Factiva, Dialog, Thomson Reuters, NewsEdge, and Dow Jones.