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  1. Kanai, A., Suzuki, A. Okamoto, H. Comparison of Cutaneous Anesthetic Effect of 8% Lidocaine Spray with Lidocaine Patch Using Current Perception Threshold Test. Pain Medicine. epub. ahead of press, Jan. 2010.

  2. Mori, T., Ishida, K., Mukumoto, K., Yamada, Y., Imokawa, G., Kabashima, K., Kobayashi, M., Bito,T., Nakamura, M., Ogasawara, K., Tokura, Y. Comparison of skin barrier function and sensory nerve electric current perception threshold between IgE-high extrinsic and IgE-normal intrinsic types of atopic dermatitis. British Journal of Dermatology, Vol.162,1, 83 - 90, 2010.

  3. Blais, M. Grenier, M., Berthod, F. Enrichment of tissue-engineered skin with Schwann cells improves cutaneous nerve regeneration. 69th Annual Meeting of the Society of Investigative Dermatology (SID) , Montreal, Canada, 2009 and the Journal of Investigative Dermatology, (E-pub) July 2009. Université Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada.

  4. Blais M, Grenier M, Berthod F. Improvement of Nerve Regeneration in Tissue-Engineered Skin Enriched with Schwann Cells. J Invest Dermatol. 2009

  5. Lee, E. An, S., Lee, T-R, Kim, H-K. Development of a novel method for quantitative evaluation of sensory skin irritation inhibitors. Skin Research and Technology, Vol.15, No.4, 464 - 469, 2009.

  6. Farah, R., Guo, H., Gallus, N., Junqueira, A., Ericson, M., Boeck, C. Hordinsky, M. Differences in the current perception thresholds (CPTs) of C nerve fibers in affected and unaffected scalp of patients with alopecia areata. 69th Annual Meeting of the Society of Investigative Dermatology (SID) Conference Montreal, Canada, 2009. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

  7. Ericson, M., Boeck, C. Hordinsky, M. Differences in the current perception thresholds (CPTs) of C nerve fibers in affected and unaffected scalp of patients with alopecia areata. Society for Investigative Dermatology Conference, Poster No. 633, Montreal, 2009. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

  8. Ozawa, M.M., Tsuchiyama, K., Gomi, R, Kurosaki, F., Kawamoto, Y. Aiba, S. Neuroselective transcutaneous electrical stimulation reveals neuronal sensitization in atopic dermatitis. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, Vol.60(4) 609-614, 2009. Department of Dermatology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan.

  9. Ertel, K., Watson, D., Bacon, R. Instrumental assessment of changes in skin susceptibility to neurosensory phenomena induced by personal care products. Presented at the American Academy of Dermatology, 66th Annual Meeting. Poster 904. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, Vol. 58 (2), 2008. Proctor & Gamble Corp. USA.

  10. Ruoping, C., Huoniu, O, Bingyu, W., Meixiu, D., Hodge, C. Quantitative assessment of sensory functions after 3 surgical approaches for trigeminal neuralgia by current perception threshold measurement. Journal of Medical Colleges of Peoples Liberation Army (China) 23:300–307, 2008. Shanghai Jiaotong University, China.

  11. Porcheron, A., Mauger, E., Guinot, C., Tschachler, E., Morizot, F. Quantitative sensory methods: investigation of skin sensations in response to a chemical stress. Joint World Congress of International Society for Biophysics and Imaging of the Skin (ISBS) and International Society for Digital Imaging of the Skin (ISDIS). Poster 61, 2008. Seoul, Korea.

  12. Porcheron, A., Jdid, R., Nageotte,O.,Guinot, C., Tschachler, E., Morizot, F. Modulation of Aβ nerve fibers perception by a daily use of a skin moisturizer. Intl. Derm. Euro. Abstract, 399;2008. CERIES, France, Univ.of Tours, Tours, France. Univ. of Vienna, Vienna, Austria.

  13. Hordinsky, M,. Ericson, M,Groth, K, Klayum, M., Wilcox, G, Benlhabib,E., Gallus, N., Guo,H., Cornatzer, E., Boeck, C. C2 and C7 dermatome current perception threshold abnormalities in alopecia areata. Intl. Derm. Euro. Abstract 468;2008. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

  14. Kim S.J., Lim S.U., Won Y.H., An S.S., Lee E.Y., Moon S.J., Kim J. The perception threshold measurement can be a useful tool for evaluation of sensitive skin. Int J Cosmet Sci. Vol 30(5):333-7, 2008. Chonnam University Medical School, South Korea.

  15. Lee, Y.S., Kho., H.S., Kim, Y.K., Chung, S.C. Influence of topical capsaicin on facial sensitivity in response to experi-mental pain. Jounal of Oral Rehabilitation. Vol. 34, 9-14, 2007. Seoul Naitonal University, South Korea.

  16. Porcheron, A., Mauger, E., Guinot C., Tschachler,E., Morizot, F. Investigation of Cutaneous Sensations In Normal Skin by Psychophysical Methods: The Effect of the Topical Application of Menthol on the Current Perception Threshold. Poster Presented at Stratum Corneum V, Cardiff, UK , July, 2007. CERIES, France 

  17. Porcheron, A. A Quantification des sensations cutanées induites par un stress chimique. SFIC, Journée scientifique du 4 Décembre 2007. CERIES, France 

  18. Ogura, K., Kimoto, S., Yamaguchi, H, Kobayashi, K. Perception thresholds for electrical stimulation of the palatal mucosa. International Journal of Prosthodontics. Vol. 20(4):423-31, 2007. Nihon University, Japan.

  19. Hirokawa, M., S. Ishigaki, E. Morishige, and H. Yatani Psychological Factors and Pain Perception Thresholds in Female TMD (Temporo Mandibular Disease) Patients. International Association for Dental Research Osaka University Dental Hospital, Osaka University, Suita, Japan. Presentation, # 0741, 2007.

  20. Ozawa, M., Tsuchiyama, K., Gomi, R., Kurosaki, F., Kawamoto, Y., Aiba, S. Neuroselective Transcutaneous Electric Stimulation Reveals Body Area-Specific Differences in Itch Perception. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. Vol. 55:996-1002, 2006. Tohoku University, Japan.

  21. Kobayashi H, Kikuchi K, Tsubono Y, Tagami H. Measurement of electrical current perception threshold of sensory nerves for pruritus in atopic dermatitis patients and normal individuals with various degrees of mild damage to the stratum corneum. Dermatology. Vol. 206(3):204-11, 2003. Tohoku Universisty, School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan.

  22. Nakazawa Y, Yatani H, Minakuchi H, Matsuka Y. Gender Differences in Neuroselective Current Perception Thresholds of the Trigeminal and Median Nerves. Prosthodont Res Pract,(2)1:72-75, 2003. Okayama Univ. Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Japan; UCLA Sch of Dentistry, USA.

  23. Yokota, T., Matsumoto, M., Sakamaki, T., Hikima, R., Hayashi, S., Yanagisawa, M., Kuwahara, H., Yamazaki, S., Ogawa, T., Hayase Classification of Sensitive Skin and Development of a Treatment System Appropriate for Each Group. (International Federation of the Societies of Cosmetic Chemists) IFSCC Magazine, Vol. 6(4):303-307,2003. Kanebo, LTD. Japan.

  24. Lee, Y.S., Kho, H.S., Kim, Y.K., Lee, S.W., Chung, S.C. Quantitative Evaluation of Differential Sensory Changes after Topical Capsaicin in Mental Area. Journal of Orofacial Pain, 333, 2002. Seoul National University, Seoul, S. Korea.

  25. Finkel, J.C., Yang, C.I. Yarvitz, J.L. Patel, K.M. Neuroselective sensory electrodiagnostic evaluation of 4% liposomal lidocaine. Anesthesia Analgesia, Vol. 94,:1259-62, 2002. Children’s National Medical Center and George Washington Univ., USA

  26. Kim, H.S., Kho, H.S., Kim, Y.K., Lee, S.W., Chung, S.C. Reliability and Characteristics of Current Perception Thresholds in the Territory of the Infraorbital and Inferior Alveolar Nerves, Journal of Orofacial Pain, Vol. 14:286-292, 2000. Seoul National Univ. South Korea.

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