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Abstract #0345

Chronic Low Back Pain Patients Exhibit Distinct Patterns of Increased Resting Cerebral Blood Flow

Ashley D. Harris1, Ann M. Taylor2, Judith E. Hall2, Richard G. Wise1

1CUBRIC, School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom; 2Department of Anaesthetics, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom

Cerebral blood flow differences between chronic pain patients compared to healthy control was quantified. Regions that displayed significant difference in CBF and that have been previously shown to have difference in functional connectivity were then used as seed regions to examine alterations in connectivity between patients and controls.