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Clin J Pain. 2002 Jan-Feb;18(1):48-55.

Therapeutic extradural cortical stimulation for central and neuropathic pain: a review.

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  • 1Pain Relief Unit, Department of Neurosciences, Ospedale Molinette, Torino, Italy. solara@infinito.it

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  • Clin J Pain 2002 May-Jun;18(3):195.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE:

Extradural cortical stimulation is a recent addition to the armamentarium of functional neurosurgery. This article reviews results of treatment of chronic central and neuropathic pain.

CONCLUSIONS:

It is concluded that extradural cortical stimulation may be effective in several refractory cases.

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11803303
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