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Deep brain stimulation for phantom limb pain.

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Phantom limb pain is an often severe and debilitating phenomenon that has been reported in up to 85% of amputees. Its pathophysiology is poorly understood. Peripheral and spinal mechanisms are thought to play a role in pain modulation in affected individuals; however central mechanisms are also likely to be of importance. The neuromatrix theory postulates a genetically determined representation of body image, which is modified by sensory input to create a neurosignature. Persistence of the ne...

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10.1016/j.jocn.2004.07.013

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Journal:
Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia
Volume:
12
Issue:
4
Pages:
399-404
Publication date:
2005-05-05
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EISSN:
1532-2653
ISSN:
0967-5868
URN:
uuid:09778c31-de41-4785-b745-9423edb13cb8
Source identifiers:
147842
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pubs:147842

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