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Deep brain stimulation for pain.

Abstract:

Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a neurosurgical intervention whose efficacy, safety, and utility have been shown in the treatment of movement disorders. For the treatment of chronic pain refractory to medical therapies, many prospective case series have been reported, but few have published findings from patients treated during the past decade using current standards of neuroimaging and stimulator technology. We summarize the history, science, selection, assessment, surgery, and personal clin...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
Publisher:
Elsevier Ltd
Volume:
116
Pages:
277-294
Host title:
Neuromodulation
Publication date:
2013
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URN:
uuid:0e9d6547-ddd3-4203-8373-9acd01f3377d
Source identifiers:
374969
Local pid:
pubs:374969
ISBN:
9780123742483

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