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Thalamic deep brain stimulation for neuropathic pain after amputation or brachial plexus avulsion.

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OBJECT: Fifteen hundred patients have received deep brain stimulation (DBS) to treat neuropathic pain refractory to pharmacotherapy over the last half-century, but few during the last decade. Deep brain stimulation for neuropathic pain has shown variable outcomes and gained consensus approval in Europe but not the US. This study prospectively evaluated the efficacy at 1 year of DBS for phantom limb pain after amputation, and deafferentation pain after brachial plexus avulsion (BPA), in a sing...

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10.3171/2013.7.focus1346

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Journal:
Neurosurgical focus
Volume:
35
Issue:
3
Pages:
E7
Publication date:
2013-09-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1092-0684
ISSN:
1092-0684
URN:
uuid:956940a6-4cc9-4fae-a70a-c20a33200f94
Source identifiers:
421114
Local pid:
pubs:421114

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