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profileVitaly J. Napadow, PH.D.

TitleAssociate Professor of Radiology
InstitutionMassachusetts General Hospital
AddressMassachusetts General Hospital
Room 2301 - NMR Center
149 13th Street
Charlestown MA 02129
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TitleAssociate Professor of Anaesthesia
InstitutionBrigham and Women's Hospital

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R13AT009422     (NAPADOW, VITALY)Jan 1, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017
SAR 2017: Advancing the Precision Medicine Initiative through Acupuncture Research
Role: Principal Investigator

OT2OD023867     (NAPADOW, VITALY)Sep 28, 2016 - Jul 31, 2018
Mapping the linkage between auricular vagus nerve receptors and cardiovagal modulation
Role: Principal Investigator

R61AT009306     (NAPADOW, VITALY)Sep 15, 2016 - Sep 14, 2018
Optimization of brain-based mechanisms supporting psychosocial aspects of acupuncture therapy - a hyperscanning fMRI study
Role: Co-Principal Investigator

R13AT008760     (NAPADOW, VITALY)Mar 1, 2015 - Feb 29, 2016
SAR 2015: Reaching across Disciplines to Broaden the Acupuncture Research Network
Role: Co-Principal Investigator

R21MH103468     (GOLDSTEIN, JILL M)Sep 26, 2014 - Jul 31, 2016
Neural-Physiology Biosignature Shared across Negative Valence and Arousal Domains
Role: Co-Principal Investigator

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  1. Lee J, Protsenko E, Lazaridou A, Franceschelli O, Ellingsen DM, Mawla I, Isenburg K, Berry MP, Galenkamp L, Loggia ML, Wasan AD, Edwards RR, Napadow V. Encoding of self-referential pain catastrophizing in posterior cingulate cortex in fibromyalgia. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2018 Mar 26. PMID: 29579370.
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  2. Gebre M, Woodbury A, Napadow V, Krishnamurthy V, Krishnamurthy LC, Sniecinski R, Crosson B. Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Evaluation of Auricular Percutaneous Electrical Neural Field Stimulation for Fibromyalgia: Protocol for a Feasibility Study. JMIR Res Protoc. 2018 Feb 06; 7(2):e39. PMID: 29410385.
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  3. Zia FZ, Olaku O, Bao T, Berger A, Deng G, Fan AY, Garcia MK, Herman PM, Kaptchuk TJ, Ladas EJ, Langevin HM, Lao L, Lu W, Napadow V, Niemtzow RC, Vickers AJ, Shelley Wang X, Witt CM, Mao JJ. The National Cancer Institute's Conference on Acupuncture for Symptom Management in Oncology: State of the Science, Evidence, and Research Gaps. J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr. 2017 11 01; 2017(52). PMID: 29140486.
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  4. Garcia RG, Napadow V. Reply. Pain. 2017 Oct; 158(10):2054-2055. PMID: 28930924.
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  5. Garcia RG, Lin RL, Lee J, Kim J, Barbieri R, Sclocco R, Wasan AD, Edwards RR, Rosen BR, Hadjikhani N, Napadow V. Modulation of brainstem activity and connectivity by respiratory-gated auricular vagal afferent nerve stimulation in migraine patients. Pain. 2017 Aug; 158(8):1461-1472. PMID: 28541256.
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  6. Zucker NA, Tsodikov A, Mist SD, Cina S, Napadow V, Harris RE. Evoked Pressure Pain Sensitivity Is Associated with Differential Analgesic Response to Verum and Sham Acupuncture in Fibromyalgia. Pain Med. 2017 Aug 01; 18(8):1582-1592. PMID: 28340147.
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  7. Ko SJ, Park JW, Leem J, Kaptchuk TJ, Napadow V, Kuo B, Gerber J, Dimisko L, Yeo I, Lee J, Kim J. Influence of the patient-practitioner interaction context on acupuncture outcomes in functional dyspepsia: study protocol for a multicenter randomized controlled trial. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2017 Jul 14; 17(1):363. PMID: 28709452.
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  8. Sclocco R, Garcia RG, Gabriel A, Kettner NW, Napadow V, Barbieri R. Respiratory-gated Auricular Vagal Afferent Nerve Stimulation (RAVANS) effects on autonomic outflow in hypertension. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2017 07; 2017:3130-3133. PMID: 29060561.
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  9. Song AH, Kucyi A, Napadow V, Brown EN, Loggia ML, Akeju O. Pharmacological Modulation of Noradrenergic Arousal Circuitry Disrupts Functional Connectivity of the Locus Ceruleus in Humans. J Neurosci. 2017 Jul 19; 37(29):6938-6945. PMID: 28626012.
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  10. Maeda Y, Kim H, Kettner N, Kim J, Cina S, Malatesta C, Gerber J, McManus C, Ong-Sutherland R, Mezzacappa P, Libby A, Mawla I, Morse LR, Kaptchuk TJ, Audette J, Napadow V. Rewiring the primary somatosensory cortex in carpal tunnel syndrome with acupuncture. Brain. 2017 Apr 01; 140(4):914-927. PMID: 28334999.
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  11. Schreiber KL, Loggia ML, Kim J, Cahalan CM, Napadow V, Edwards RR. Painful After-Sensations in Fibromyalgia are Linked to Catastrophizing and Differences in Brain Response in the Medial Temporal Lobe. J Pain. 2017 Jul; 18(7):855-867. PMID: 28300650.
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  12. Hashmi JA, Loggia ML, Khan S, Gao L, Kim J, Napadow V, Brown EN, Akeju O. Dexmedetomidine Disrupts the Local and Global Efficiencies of Large-scale Brain Networks. Anesthesiology. 2017 Mar; 126(3):419-430. PMID: 28092321.
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  13. Lazaridou A, Kim J, Cahalan CM, Loggia ML, Franceschelli O, Berna C, Schur P, Napadow V, Edwards RR. Effects of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) on Brain Connectivity Supporting Catastrophizing in Fibromyalgia. Clin J Pain. 2017 Mar; 33(3):215-221. PMID: 27518491.
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  14. Sclocco R, Beissner F, Bianciardi M, Polimeni JR, Napadow V. Challenges and opportunities for brainstem neuroimaging with ultrahigh field MRI. Neuroimage. 2018 Mar; 168:412-426. PMID: 28232189.
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  15. Ellingsen DM, Garcia RG, Lee J, Lin RL, Kim J, Thurler AH, Castel S, Dimisko L, Rosen BR, Hadjikhani N, Kuo B, Napadow V. Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome is characterized by altered functional brain connectivity of the insular cortex: A cross-comparison with migraine and healthy adults. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2017 Jun; 29(6). PMID: 27910222.
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  16. Long X, Huang W, Napadow V, Liang F, Pleger B, Villringer A, Witt CM, Nierhaus T, Pach D. Sustained Effects of Acupuncture Stimulation Investigated with Centrality Mapping Analysis. Front Hum Neurosci. 2016; 10:510. PMID: 27803655.
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  17. Toschi N, Kim J, Sclocco R, Duggento A, Barbieri R, Kuo B, Napadow V. Motion sickness increases functional connectivity between visual motion and nausea-associated brain regions. Auton Neurosci. 2017 01; 202:108-113. PMID: 28245927.
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  18. Lee J, Lin RL, Garcia RG, Kim J, Kim H, Loggia ML, Mawla I, Wasan AD, Edwards RR, Rosen BR, Hadjikhani N, Napadow V. Reduced insula habituation associated with amplification of trigeminal brainstem input in migraine. Cephalalgia. 2017 Oct; 37(11):1026-1038. PMID: 27521844.
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  19. Nierhaus T, Pach D, Huang W, Long X, Napadow V, Roll S, Liang F, Pleger B, Villringer A, Witt CM. Difficulties Choosing Control Points in Acupuncture Research. Response: Commentary: Differential Cerebral Response, Measured with Both an EEG and fMRI, to Somatosensory Stimulation of a Single Acupuncture Point vs. Two Non-Acupuncture Points. Front Hum Neurosci. 2016; 10:404. PMID: 27562659; PMCID: PMC4980429.
  20. Puiu T, Kairys AE, Pauer L, Schmidt-Wilcke T, Ichesco E, Hampson JP, Napadow V, Clauw DJ, Harris RE. Association of Alterations in Gray Matter Volume With Reduced Evoked-Pain Connectivity Following Short-Term Administration of Pregabalin in Patients With Fibromyalgia. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2016 06; 68(6):1511-21. PMID: 26816332.
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  21. Sclocco R, Beissner F, Desbordes G, Polimeni JR, Wald LL, Kettner NW, Kim J, Garcia RG, Renvall V, Bianchi AM, Cerutti S, Napadow V, Barbieri R. Neuroimaging brainstem circuitry supporting cardiovagal response to pain: a combined heart rate variability/ultrahigh-field (7 T) functional magnetic resonance imaging study. Philos Trans A Math Phys Eng Sci. 2016 May 13; 374(2067). PMID: 27044996; PMCID: PMC4822448 [Available on 05/13/17].
  22. Maeda Y, Kettner N, Kim J, Kim H, Cina S, Malatesta C, Gerber J, McManus C, Libby A, Mezzacappa P, Mawla I, Morse LR, Audette J, Napadow V. Primary somatosensory/motor cortical thickness distinguishes paresthesia-dominant from pain-dominant carpal tunnel syndrome. Pain. 2016 May; 157(5):1085-93. PMID: 26761384.
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  23. Mawla I, Loggia M, Schmithorst V, Ortiz A, Gerber J, Protsenko E, Lee J, Kim J, Kim H, Berna C, Kaptchuk T, Kong J, Gollub R, Rosen B, Edwards R, Wasan A, Napadow V. (336) Investigating the neural circuitry supporting clinical pain perception in chronic low back pain - the importance of cardiorespiratory artifact correction with arterial spin labeling fMRI. J Pain. 2016 Apr; 17(4S):S59-S60. PMID: 28162572.
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  24. Garcia R, Lin R, Lee J, Loggia M, Kim J, Kim H, Wasan A, Edwards R, Hadjikhani N, Napadow V. (395) Brainstem activity and connectivity is modulated by respiratory-gated auricular vagus afferent nerve stimulation (RAVANS) in migraine patients - an fMRI study. J Pain. 2016 Apr; 17(4S):S73-S74. PMID: 28162639.
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  25. Maleki N, Bernstein C, Napadow V, Field A. Migraine and Puberty: Potential Susceptible Brain Sites. Semin Pediatr Neurol. 2016 Feb; 23(1):53-9. PMID: 27017023.
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  26. MacPherson H, Hammerschlag R, Coeytaux RR, Davis RT, Harris RE, Kong JT, Langevin HM, Lao L, Milley RJ, Napadow V, Schnyer RN, Stener-Victorin E, Witt CM, Wayne PM. Unanticipated Insights into Biomedicine from the Study of Acupuncture. J Altern Complement Med. 2016 Feb; 22(2):101-7. PMID: 26745452; PMCID: PMC4761810.
  27. As-Sanie S, Kim J, Schmidt-Wilcke T, Sundgren PC, Clauw DJ, Napadow V, Harris RE. Functional Connectivity is Associated With Altered Brain Chemistry in Women With Endometriosis-Associated Chronic Pelvic Pain. J Pain. 2016 Jan; 17(1):1-13. PMID: 26456676.
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  28. Napadow V, Li A, Loggia ML, Kim J, Mawla I, Desbordes G, Schalock PC, Lerner EA, Tran TN, Ring J, Rosen BR, Kaptchuk TJ, Pfab F. The imagined itch: brain circuitry supporting nocebo-induced itch in atopic dermatitis patients. Allergy. 2015 Nov; 70(11):1485-92. PMID: 26280659; PMCID: PMC4609272 [Available on 11/01/16].
  29. Toda K, Zeredo JL, Uchida S, Napadow V. Traditional Chinese Medicine and Autonomic Disorders. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2015; 2015:429181. PMID: 26294925; PMCID: PMC4532953.
  30. Kim J, Loggia ML, Cahalan CM, Harris RE, Beissner F, Garcia RG, Kim H, Wasan AD, Edwards RR, Napadow V. The somatosensory link in fibromyalgia: functional connectivity of the primary somatosensory cortex is altered by sustained pain and is associated with clinical/autonomic dysfunction. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2015 May; 67(5):1395-1405. PMID: 25622796; PMCID: PMC4414820.
  31. Loggia ML, Berna C, Kim J, Cahalan CM, Martel MO, Gollub RL, Wasan AD, Napadow V, Edwards RR. The lateral prefrontal cortex mediates the hyperalgesic effects of negative cognitions in chronic pain patients. J Pain. 2015 Aug; 16(8):692-9. PMID: 25937162.
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  32. Beissner F, Brünner F, Fink M, Meissner K, Kaptchuk TJ, Napadow V. Placebo-induced somatic sensations: a multi-modal study of three different placebo interventions. PLoS One. 2015; 10(4):e0124808. PMID: 25901350; PMCID: PMC4406515.
  33. Kim H, Kim J, Loggia ML, Cahalan C, Garcia RG, Vangel MG, Wasan AD, Edwards RR, Napadow V. Fibromyalgia is characterized by altered frontal and cerebellar structural covariance brain networks. Neuroimage Clin. 2015; 7:667-77. PMID: 25844321; PMCID: PMC4379388.
  34. Langevin HM, Schnyer R, MacPherson H, Davis R, Harris RE, Napadow V, Wayne PM, Milley RJ, Lao L, Stener-Victorin E, Kong JT, Hammerschlag R. Manual and electrical needle stimulation in acupuncture research: pitfalls and challenges of heterogeneity. J Altern Complement Med. 2015 Mar; 21(3):113-28. PMID: 25710206; PMCID: PMC4855731.
  35. Nierhaus T, Pach D, Huang W, Long X, Napadow V, Roll S, Liang F, Pleger B, Villringer A, Witt CM. Differential cerebral response to somatosensory stimulation of an acupuncture point vs. two non-acupuncture points measured with EEG and fMRI. Front Hum Neurosci. 2015; 9:74. PMID: 25741269; PMCID: PMC4327308.
  36. Loggia ML, Chonde DB, Akeju O, Arabasz G, Catana C, Edwards RR, Hill E, Hsu S, Izquierdo-Garcia D, Ji RR, Riley M, Wasan AD, Zürcher NR, Albrecht DS, Vangel MG, Rosen BR, Napadow V, Hooker JM. Evidence for brain glial activation in chronic pain patients. Brain. 2015 Mar; 138(Pt 3):604-15. PMID: 25582579.
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  37. Sclocco R, Citi L, Garcia RG, Cerutti S, Bianchi AM, Kuo B, Napadow V, Barbieri R. Combining sudomotor nerve impulse estimation with fMRI to investigate the central sympathetic response to nausea. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2015; 2015:4683-6. PMID: 26737339.
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  38. Desbordes G, Li A, Loggia ML, Kim J, Schalock PC, Lerner E, Tran TN, Ring J, Rosen BR, Kaptchuk TJ, Pfab F, Napadow V. Evoked itch perception is associated with changes in functional brain connectivity. Neuroimage Clin. 2015; 7:213-21. PMID: 25610783; PMCID: PMC4300003.
  39. Akeju O, Loggia ML, Catana C, Pavone KJ, Vazquez R, Rhee J, Contreras Ramirez V, Chonde DB, Izquierdo-Garcia D, Arabasz G, Hsu S, Habeeb K, Hooker JM, Napadow V, Brown EN, Purdon PL. Disruption of thalamic functional connectivity is a neural correlate of dexmedetomidine-induced unconsciousness. Elife. 2014 Nov 28; 3:e04499. PMID: 25432022; PMCID: PMC4280551.
  40. Bai L, Harris RE, Kong J, Lao L, Napadow V, Zhao B. Neurobiological mechanisms of acupuncture 2014. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2014; 2014:765068. PMID: 25525448; PMCID: PMC4265683.
  41. Chae Y, Lee IS, Jung WM, Chang DS, Napadow V, Lee H, Park HJ, Wallraven C. Decreased peripheral and central responses to acupuncture stimulation following modification of body ownership. PLoS One. 2014; 9(10):e109489. PMID: 25285620; PMCID: PMC4186833.
  42. Dolman AJ, Loggia ML, Edwards RR, Gollub RL, Kong J, Napadow V, Wasan AD. Phenotype matters: the absence of a positive association between cortical thinning and chronic low back pain when controlling for salient clinical variables. Clin J Pain. 2014 Oct; 30(10):839-45. PMID: 24135900; PMCID: PMC4103969.
  43. Ay I, Napadow V, Ay H. Electrical stimulation of the vagus nerve dermatome in the external ear is protective in rat cerebral ischemia. Brain Stimul. 2015 Jan-Feb; 8(1):7-12. PMID: 25312600; PMCID: PMC4277719.
  44. Lee J, Napadow V, Park K. Pain and sensory detection threshold response to acupuncture is modulated by coping strategy and acupuncture sensation. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2014 Sep 01; 14:324. PMID: 25175308; PMCID: PMC4167271.
  45. Yu R, Gollub RL, Spaeth R, Napadow V, Wasan A, Kong J. Disrupted functional connectivity of the periaqueductal gray in chronic low back pain. Neuroimage Clin. 2014; 6:100-8. PMID: 25379421; PMCID: PMC4215524.
  46. Sclocco R, Kim J, Garcia RG, Sheehan JD, Beissner F, Bianchi AM, Cerutti S, Kuo B, Barbieri R, Napadow V. Brain Circuitry Supporting Multi-Organ Autonomic Outflow in Response to Nausea. Cereb Cortex. 2016 Feb; 26(2):485-97. PMID: 25115821; PMCID: PMC4712791 [Available on 02/01/17].
  47. Lee J, Napadow V, Kim J, Lee S, Choi W, Kaptchuk TJ, Park K. Phantom acupuncture: dissociating somatosensory and cognitive/affective components of acupuncture stimulation with a novel form of placebo acupuncture. PLoS One. 2014; 9(8):e104582. PMID: 25101637; PMCID: PMC4125217.
  48. Loggia ML, Edwards RR, Harris RE, Napadow V. Reply: To PMID 24449585. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2014 Jun; 66(6):1684-5. PMID: 24515749; PMCID: PMC4195441.
  49. Pfab F, Schalock PC, Napadow V, Athanasiadis GI, Huss-Marp J, Ring J. Acupuncture for allergic disease therapy--the current state of evidence. Expert Rev Clin Immunol. 2014 Jul; 10(7):831-41. PMID: 24881629.
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  50. Ichesco E, Schmidt-Wilcke T, Bhavsar R, Clauw DJ, Peltier SJ, Kim J, Napadow V, Hampson JP, Kairys AE, Williams DA, Harris RE. Altered resting state connectivity of the insular cortex in individuals with fibromyalgia. J Pain. 2014 Aug; 15(8):815-826.e1. PMID: 24815079.
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  51. Maeda Y, Kettner N, Holden J, Lee J, Kim J, Cina S, Malatesta C, Gerber J, McManus C, Im J, Libby A, Mezzacappa P, Morse LR, Park K, Audette J, Tommerdahl M, Napadow V. Functional deficits in carpal tunnel syndrome reflect reorganization of primary somatosensory cortex. Brain. 2014 Jun; 137(Pt 6):1741-52. PMID: 24740988; PMCID: PMC4032104.
  52. Loggia ML, Berna C, Kim J, Cahalan CM, Gollub RL, Wasan AD, Harris RE, Edwards RR, Napadow V. Disrupted brain circuitry for pain-related reward/punishment in fibromyalgia. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2014 Jan; 66(1):203-12. PMID: 24449585; PMCID: PMC4516215.
  53. Napadow V, Harris RE. What has functional connectivity and chemical neuroimaging in fibromyalgia taught us about the mechanisms and management of 'centralized' pain? Arthritis Res Ther. 2014; 16(5):425. PMID: 25606591; PMCID: PMC4289059.
  54. Kim J, Van Dijk KR, Libby A, Napadow V. Frequency-dependent relationship between resting-state functional magnetic resonance imaging signal power and head motion is localized within distributed association networks. Brain Connect. 2014 Feb; 4(1):30-9. PMID: 24117373; PMCID: PMC3929253.
  55. Harris RE, Napadow V, Huggins JP, Pauer L, Kim J, Hampson J, Sundgren PC, Foerster B, Petrou M, Schmidt-Wilcke T, Clauw DJ. Pregabalin rectifies aberrant brain chemistry, connectivity, and functional response in chronic pain patients. Anesthesiology. 2013 Dec; 119(6):1453-64. PMID: 24343290.
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  56. Bai L, Harris RE, Kong J, Lao L, Napadow V, Zhao B. Neurobiological mechanisms of acupuncture. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2013; 2013:652457. PMID: 24369480; PMCID: PMC3863533.
  57. Kong J, Spaeth RB, Wey HY, Cheetham A, Cook AH, Jensen K, Tan Y, Liu H, Wang D, Loggia ML, Napadow V, Smoller JW, Wasan AD, Gollub RL. S1 is associated with chronic low back pain: a functional and structural MRI study. Mol Pain. 2013 Aug 21; 9:43. PMID: 23965184.
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  58. Maeda Y, Kettner N, Lee J, Kim J, Cina S, Malatesta C, Gerber J, McManus C, Im J, Libby A, Mezzacappa P, Morse LR, Park K, Audette J, Napadow V. Acupuncture Evoked Response in Contralateral Somatosensory Cortex Reflects Peripheral Nerve Pathology of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Med Acupunct. 2013 Aug; 25(4):275-284. PMID: 24761177.
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  59. Beissner F, Meissner K, Bär KJ, Napadow V. The autonomic brain: an activation likelihood estimation meta-analysis for central processing of autonomic function. J Neurosci. 2013 Jun 19; 33(25):10503-11. PMID: 23785162; PMCID: PMC3685840.
  60. Maeda Y, Kettner N, Lee J, Kim J, Cina S, Malatesta C, Gerber J, McManus C, Im J, Libby A, Mezzacappa P, Morse LR, Park K, Audette J, Napadow V. Acupuncture-evoked response in somatosensory and prefrontal cortices predicts immediate pain reduction in carpal tunnel syndrome. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2013; 2013:795906. PMID: 23843881; PMCID: PMC3703406.
  61. Hadjikhani N, Ward N, Boshyan J, Napadow V, Maeda Y, Truini A, Caramia F, Tinelli E, Mainero C. The missing link: enhanced functional connectivity between amygdala and visceroceptive cortex in migraine. Cephalalgia. 2013 Nov; 33(15):1264-8. PMID: 23720503; PMCID: PMC3797870.
  62. Kim J, Loggia ML, Edwards RR, Wasan AD, Gollub RL, Napadow V. Sustained deep-tissue pain alters functional brain connectivity. Pain. 2013 Aug; 154(8):1343-51. PMID: 23718988; PMCID: PMC3700646.
  63. Harte SE, Clauw DJ, Napadow V, Harris RE. Pressure Pain Sensitivity and Insular Combined Glutamate and Glutamine (Glx) Are Associated with Subsequent Clinical Response to Sham But Not Traditional Acupuncture in Patients Who Have Chronic Pain. Med Acupunct. 2013 Apr; 25(2):154-160. PMID: 24761170.
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  64. Pfab F, Schalock PC, Napadow V, Athanasiadis GI, Yosipovitch G, Ring J. Complementary integrative approach for treating pruritus. Dermatol Ther. 2013 Mar-Apr; 26(2):149-56. PMID: 23551371.
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  65. Napadow V, Sheehan J, Kim J, Dassatti A, Thurler AH, Surjanhata B, Vangel M, Makris N, Schaechter JD, Kuo B. Brain white matter microstructure is associated with susceptibility to motion-induced nausea. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2013 May; 25(5):448-50, e303. PMID: 23360260; PMCID: PMC3631298.
  66. Maeda Y, Kettner N, Sheehan J, Kim J, Cina S, Malatesta C, Gerber J, McManus C, Mezzacappa P, Morse LR, Audette J, Napadow V. Altered brain morphometry in carpal tunnel syndrome is associated with median nerve pathology. Neuroimage Clin. 2013; 2:313-319. PMID: 23799199.
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  67. Napadow V, Li A, Loggia ML, Kim J, Schalock PC, Lerner E, Tran TN, Ring J, Rosen BR, Kaptchuk TJ, Pfab F. The brain circuitry mediating antipruritic effects of acupuncture. Cereb Cortex. 2014 Apr; 24(4):873-82. PMID: 23222890; PMCID: PMC3948489.
  68. Loggia ML, Kim J, Gollub RL, Vangel MG, Kirsch I, Kong J, Wasan AD, Napadow V. Default mode network connectivity encodes clinical pain: an arterial spin labeling study. Pain. 2013 Jan; 154(1):24-33. PMID: 23111164; PMCID: PMC3534957.
  69. Dhond RP, Ruzich E, Witzel T, Maeda Y, Malatesta C, Morse LR, Audette J, Hämäläinen M, Kettner N, Napadow V. Spatio-temporal mapping cortical neuroplasticity in carpal tunnel syndrome. Brain. 2012 Oct; 135(Pt 10):3062-73. PMID: 23043143; PMCID: PMC3470711.
  70. Loggia ML, Edwards RR, Kim J, Vangel MG, Wasan AD, Gollub RL, Harris RE, Park K, Napadow V. Disentangling linear and nonlinear brain responses to evoked deep tissue pain. Pain. 2012 Oct; 153(10):2140-51. PMID: 22883925; PMCID: PMC3445769.
  71. Napadow V, Kim J, Clauw DJ, Harris RE. Decreased intrinsic brain connectivity is associated with reduced clinical pain in fibromyalgia. Arthritis Rheum. 2012 Jul; 64(7):2398-403. PMID: 22294427; PMCID: PMC3349799.
  72. Pfab F, Valet M, Napadow V, Tölle TR, Behrendt H, Ring J, Darsow U. Itch and the brain. Chem Immunol Allergy. 2012; 98:253-65. PMID: 22767068.
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  73. Loggia ML, Napadow V. Multi-parameter autonomic-based pain assessment: more is more? Pain. 2012 Sep; 153(9):1779-80. PMID: 22633682.
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  74. Napadow V, Edwards RR, Cahalan CM, Mensing G, Greenbaum S, Valovska A, Li A, Kim J, Maeda Y, Park K, Wasan AD. Evoked pain analgesia in chronic pelvic pain patients using respiratory-gated auricular vagal afferent nerve stimulation. Pain Med. 2012 Jun; 13(6):777-89. PMID: 22568773; PMCID: PMC3376238.
  75. Napadow V, Lee J, Kim J, Cina S, Maeda Y, Barbieri R, Harris RE, Kettner N, Park K. Brain correlates of phasic autonomic response to acupuncture stimulation: an event-related fMRI study. Hum Brain Mapp. 2013 Oct; 34(10):2592-606. PMID: 22504841; PMCID: PMC3646924.
  76. Huang W, Pach D, Napadow V, Park K, Long X, Neumann J, Maeda Y, Nierhaus T, Liang F, Witt CM. Characterizing acupuncture stimuli using brain imaging with FMRI--a systematic review and meta-analysis of the literature. PLoS One. 2012; 7(4):e32960. PMID: 22496739.
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  77. Napadow V, Sheehan JD, Kim J, Lacount LT, Park K, Kaptchuk TJ, Rosen BR, Kuo B. The brain circuitry underlying the temporal evolution of nausea in humans. Cereb Cortex. 2013 Apr; 23(4):806-13. PMID: 22473843; PMCID: PMC3593575.
  78. As-Sanie S, Harris RE, Napadow V, Kim J, Neshewat G, Kairys A, Williams D, Clauw DJ, Schmidt-Wilcke T. Changes in regional gray matter volume in women with chronic pelvic pain: a voxel-based morphometry study. Pain. 2012 May; 153(5):1006-14. PMID: 22387096; PMCID: PMC3613137.
  79. Pfab F, Nowak-Machen M, Napadow V, Fleckenstein J. Alternatives to prokinetics to move the pylorus and colon. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 2012 Mar; 15(2):166-73. PMID: 22234164.
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  80. Pfab F, Kirchner MT, Huss-Marp J, Schuster T, Schalock PC, Fuqin J, Athanasiadis GI, Behrendt H, Ring J, Darsow U, Napadow V. Acupuncture compared with oral antihistamine for type I hypersensitivity itch and skin response in adults with atopic dermatitis: a patient- and examiner-blinded, randomized, placebo-controlled, crossover trial. Allergy. 2012 Apr; 67(4):566-73. PMID: 22313287; PMCID: PMC3303983.
  81. Wasan AD, Loggia ML, Chen LQ, Napadow V, Kong J, Gollub RL. Neural correlates of chronic low back pain measured by arterial spin labeling. Anesthesiology. 2011 Aug; 115(2):364-74. PMID: 21720241; PMCID: PMC3286828.
  82. Witzel T, Napadow V, Kettner NW, Vangel MG, Hämäläinen MS, Dhond RP. Differences in cortical response to acupressure and electroacupuncture stimuli. BMC Neurosci. 2011 Jul 27; 12:73. PMID: 21794103; PMCID: PMC3162932.
  83. LaCount LT, Barbieri R, Park K, Kim J, Brown EN, Kuo B, Napadow V. Static and dynamic autonomic response with increasing nausea perception. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2011 Apr; 82(4):424-33. PMID: 21485400; PMCID: PMC3137518.
  84. Rosen BR, Napadow V. Quantitative markers for neuropsychiatric disease: give it a rest. Radiology. 2011 Apr; 259(1):17-9. PMID: 21436093; PMCID: PMC3064823.
  85. Kim J, Napadow V, Kuo B, Barbieri R. A combined HRV-fMRI approach to assess cortical control of cardiovagal modulation by motion sickness. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2011; 2011:2825-8. PMID: 22254929; PMCID: PMC3275420.
  86. Pfab F, Winhard M, Nowak-Machen M, Napadow V, Irnich D, Pawlik M, Bein T, Hansen E. Acupuncture in critically ill patients improves delayed gastric emptying: a randomized controlled trial. Anesth Analg. 2011 Jan; 112(1):150-5. PMID: 21081772; PMCID: PMC3133450.
  87. Langevin HM, Wayne PM, Macpherson H, Schnyer R, Milley RM, Napadow V, Lao L, Park J, Harris RE, Cohen M, Sherman KJ, Haramati A, Hammerschlag R. Paradoxes in acupuncture research: strategies for moving forward. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2011; 2011:180805. PMID: 20976074; PMCID: PMC2957136.
  88. Napadow V, LaCount L, Park K, As-Sanie S, Clauw DJ, Harris RE. Intrinsic brain connectivity in fibromyalgia is associated with chronic pain intensity. Arthritis Rheum. 2010 Aug; 62(8):2545-55. PMID: 20506181; PMCID: PMC2921024.
  89. Hui KK, Napadow V, Liu J, Li M, Marina O, Nixon EE, Claunch JD, LaCount L, Sporko T, Kwong KK. Monitoring acupuncture effects on human brain by FMRI. J Vis Exp. 2010 Apr 08; (38). PMID: 20379133; PMCID: PMC3149981.
  90. Harris RE, Sundgren PC, Craig AD, Kirshenbaum E, Sen A, Napadow V, Clauw DJ. Elevated insular glutamate in fibromyalgia is associated with experimental pain. Arthritis Rheum. 2009 Oct; 60(10):3146-52. PMID: 19790053; PMCID: PMC2827610.
  91. Wayne PM, Hammerschlag R, Langevin HM, Napadow V, Park JJ, Schnyer RN. Resolving paradoxes in acupuncture research: a roundtable discussion. J Altern Complement Med. 2009 Sep; 15(9):1039-44. PMID: 19757981.
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  92. Hui KK, Marina O, Claunch JD, Nixon EE, Fang J, Liu J, Li M, Napadow V, Vangel M, Makris N, Chan ST, Kwong KK, Rosen BR. Acupuncture mobilizes the brain's default mode and its anti-correlated network in healthy subjects. Brain Res. 2009 Sep 01; 1287:84-103. PMID: 19559684; PMCID: PMC3742122.
  93. Napadow V, Dhond RP, Kim J, LaCount L, Vangel M, Harris RE, Kettner N, Park K. Brain encoding of acupuncture sensation--coupling on-line rating with fMRI. Neuroimage. 2009 Sep; 47(3):1055-65. PMID: 19500677; PMCID: PMC2733781.
  94. Harris RE, Zubieta JK, Scott DJ, Napadow V, Gracely RH, Clauw DJ. Traditional Chinese acupuncture and placebo (sham) acupuncture are differentiated by their effects on mu-opioid receptors (MORs). Neuroimage. 2009 Sep; 47(3):1077-85. PMID: 19501658; PMCID: PMC2757074.
  95. Gray MA, Minati L, Harrison NA, Gianaros PJ, Napadow V, Critchley HD. Physiological recordings: basic concepts and implementation during functional magnetic resonance imaging. Neuroimage. 2009 Sep; 47(3):1105-15. PMID: 19460445; PMCID: PMC2741582.
  96. Napadow V, Dhond R, Park K, Kim J, Makris N, Kwong KK, Harris RE, Purdon PL, Kettner N, Hui KK. Time-variant fMRI activity in the brainstem and higher structures in response to acupuncture. Neuroimage. 2009 Aug 01; 47(1):289-301. PMID: 19345268; PMCID: PMC2692758.
  97. Lacount L, Napadow V, Kuo B, Park K, Kim J, Brown E, Barbieri R. Dynamic Cardiovagal Response to Motion Sickness: A Point-Process Heart Rate Variability Study. Comput Cardiol. 2009 Jan 01; 36:49-52. PMID: 20445767.
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  98. Schnyer R, Lao L, Hammerschlag R, Wayne P, Langevin HM, Napadow V, Harris R, Park J, Milley R, Cohen M, MacPherson H. Society for Acupuncture Research: 2007 conference report: "The status and future of acupuncture research: 10 years post-NIH Consensus Conference". J Altern Complement Med. 2008 Sep; 14(7):859-60. PMID: 18803494; PMCID: PMC3155094.
  99. Napadow V, Ahn A, Longhurst J, Lao L, Stener-Victorin E, Harris R, Langevin HM. The status and future of acupuncture mechanism research. J Altern Complement Med. 2008 Sep; 14(7):861-9. PMID: 18803495; PMCID: PMC3155097.
  100. Dhond RP, Witzel T, Hämäläinen M, Kettner N, Napadow V. Spatiotemporal mapping the neural correlates of acupuncture with MEG. J Altern Complement Med. 2008 Jul; 14(6):679-88. PMID: 18684075; PMCID: PMC2556220.
  101. Napadow V, Dhond R, Conti G, Makris N, Brown EN, Barbieri R. Brain correlates of autonomic modulation: combining heart rate variability with fMRI. Neuroimage. 2008 Aug 01; 42(1):169-77. PMID: 18524629; PMCID: PMC2603289.
  102. Dhond RP, Yeh C, Park K, Kettner N, Napadow V. Acupuncture modulates resting state connectivity in default and sensorimotor brain networks. Pain. 2008 Jun; 136(3):407-18. PMID: 18337009; PMCID: PMC2440647.
  103. Gilbert RJ, Napadow VJ, Gaige TA, Wedeen VJ. Anatomical basis of lingual hydrostatic deformation. J Exp Biol. 2007 Dec; 210(Pt 23):4069-82. PMID: 18025008.
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  104. Kong J, Gollub R, Huang T, Polich G, Napadow V, Hui K, Vangel M, Rosen B, Kaptchuk TJ. Acupuncture de qi, from qualitative history to quantitative measurement. J Altern Complement Med. 2007 Dec; 13(10):1059-70. PMID: 18166116.
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  105. Hui KK, Nixon EE, Vangel MG, Liu J, Marina O, Napadow V, Hodge SM, Rosen BR, Makris N, Kennedy DN. Characterization of the "deqi" response in acupuncture. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2007 Oct 31; 7:33. PMID: 17973984; PMCID: PMC2200650.
  106. Dhond RP, Kettner N, Napadow V. Neuroimaging acupuncture effects in the human brain. J Altern Complement Med. 2007 Jul-Aug; 13(6):603-16. PMID: 17718643.
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  107. Napadow V, Liu J, Li M, Kettner N, Ryan A, Kwong KK, Hui KK, Audette JF. Somatosensory cortical plasticity in carpal tunnel syndrome treated by acupuncture. Hum Brain Mapp. 2007 Mar; 28(3):159-71. PMID: 16761270.
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  108. Dhond RP, Kettner N, Napadow V. Do the neural correlates of acupuncture and placebo effects differ? Pain. 2007 Mar; 128(1-2):8-12. PMID: 17267130; PMCID: PMC1913212.
  109. Napadow V, Kettner N, Liu J, Li M, Kwong KK, Vangel M, Makris N, Audette J, Hui KK. Hypothalamus and amygdala response to acupuncture stimuli in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Pain. 2007 Aug; 130(3):254-66. PMID: 17240066; PMCID: PMC1997288.
  110. Napadow V, Dhond P, Kettner N. Neuroimaging for the Evaluation of CAM Mechanisms. Contemporary Pain Medicine: Integrative Pain Medicine. Eds. Audette J, Bailey A. 2007.
  111. Langevin HM, Hammerschlag R, Lao L, Napadow V, Schnyer RN, Sherman KJ. Controversies in acupuncture research: selection of controls and outcome measures in acupuncture clinical trials. J Altern Complement Med. 2006 Dec; 12(10):943-53. PMID: 17212566.
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  112. Napadow V, Webb JM, Pearson N, Hammerschlag R. Neurobiological correlates of acupuncture: November 17-18, 2005. J Altern Complement Med. 2006 Nov; 12(9):931-5. PMID: 17109585.
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  113. Gilbert RJ, Wedeen VJ, Magnusson LH, Benner T, Wang R, Dai G, Napadow VJ, Roche KK. Three-dimensional myoarchitecture of the bovine tongue demonstrated by diffusion spectrum magnetic resonance imaging with tractography. Anat Rec A Discov Mol Cell Evol Biol. 2006 Nov; 288(11):1173-82. PMID: 17031810.
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  114. Napadow V, Dhond R, Kennedy D, Hui KK, Makris N. Automated brainstem co-registration (ABC) for MRI. Neuroimage. 2006 Sep; 32(3):1113-9. PMID: 16839781.
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  115. Gilbert RJ, Magnusson LH, Napadow VJ, Benner T, Wang R, Wedeen VJ. Mapping complex myoarchitecture in the bovine tongue with diffusion-spectrum magnetic resonance imaging. Biophys J. 2006 Aug 01; 91(3):1014-22. PMID: 16679361; PMCID: PMC1563766.
  116. Napadow V, Kettner N, Ryan A, Kwong KK, Audette J, Hui KK. Somatosensory cortical plasticity in carpal tunnel syndrome--a cross-sectional fMRI evaluation. Neuroimage. 2006 Jun; 31(2):520-30. PMID: 16460960.
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  117. Hui KK, Liu J, Marina O, Napadow V, Haselgrove C, Kwong KK, Kennedy DN, Makris N. The integrated response of the human cerebro-cerebellar and limbic systems to acupuncture stimulation at ST 36 as evidenced by fMRI. Neuroimage. 2005 Sep; 27(3):479-96. PMID: 16046146.
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  118. Napadow V, Makris N, Liu J, Kettner NW, Kwong KK, Hui KK. Effects of electroacupuncture versus manual acupuncture on the human brain as measured by fMRI. Hum Brain Mapp. 2005 Mar; 24(3):193-205. PMID: 15499576.
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  119. Napadow V, Dhond RP, Purdon P, Kettner N, Makris N, Kwong KK, Hui KK. Correlating acupuncture FMRI in the human brainstem with heart rate variability. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2005; 5:4496-9. PMID: 17281236.
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  120. Gilbert RJ, Napadow VJ. Three-dimensional muscular architecture of the human tongue determined in vivo with diffusion tensor magnetic resonance imaging. Dysphagia. 2005; 20(1):1-7. PMID: 15886960.
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  121. Napadow V, Liu J, Kaptchuk TJ. A systematic study of acupuncture practice: acupoint usage in an outpatient setting in Beijing, China. Complement Ther Med. 2004 Dec; 12(4):209-16. PMID: 15649834.
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  122. Napadow V, Kaptchuk TJ. Patient characteristics for outpatient acupuncture in Beijing, China. J Altern Complement Med. 2004 Jun; 10(3):565-72. PMID: 15253864.
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  123. Napadow VJ, Kamm RD, Gilbert RJ. A biomechanical model of sagittal tongue bending. J Biomech Eng. 2002 Oct; 124(5):547-56. PMID: 12405598.
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  124. Napadow VJ, Chen Q, Mai V, So PT, Gilbert RJ. Quantitative analysis of three-dimensional-resolved fiber architecture in heterogeneous skeletal muscle tissue using nmr and optical imaging methods. Biophys J. 2001 Jun; 80(6):2968-75. PMID: 11371469; PMCID: PMC1301480.
  125. Napadow VJ, Mai V, Bankier A, Gilbert RJ, Edelman R, Chen Q. Determination of regional pulmonary parenchymal strain during normal respiration using spin inversion tagged magnetization MRI. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2001 Mar; 13(3):467-74. PMID: 11241824.
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  126. Wedeen VJ, Reese TG, Napadow VJ, Gilbert RJ. Demonstration of primary and secondary muscle fiber architecture of the bovine tongue by diffusion tensor magnetic resonance imaging. Biophys J. 2001 Feb; 80(2):1024-8. PMID: 11159469; PMCID: PMC1301300.
  127. Chen Q, Mai VM, Bankier AA, Napadow VJ, Gilbert RJ, Edelman RR. Ultrafast MR grid-tagging sequence for assessment of local mechanical properties of the lungs. Magn Reson Med. 2001 Jan; 45(1):24-8. PMID: 11146481.
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  128. Napadow, V . A biomechanical investigation of the structure – function relationships in the human tongue. 2001.
  129. Napadow VJ, Chen Q, Wedeen VJ, Gilbert RJ. Biomechanical basis for lingual muscular deformation during swallowing. Am J Physiol. 1999 Sep; 277(3 Pt 1):G695-701. PMID: 10484396.
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  130. Napadow VJ, Chen Q, Wedeen VJ, Gilbert RJ. Intramural mechanics of the human tongue in association with physiological deformations. J Biomech. 1999 Jan; 32(1):1-12. PMID: 10050946.
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  131. Gilbert RJ, Reese TG, Napadow V, Wedeen VJ. Three-dimensional myoarchitecture of the intact mammalian tongue. Gastroenterology. 1997; 112(4):A737.
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