[Treatment of pain in vertebral-spinal cord injury by functional operations on the spinal cord].

@article{Virozub1990TreatmentOP,
  title={[Treatment of pain in vertebral-spinal cord injury by functional operations on the spinal cord].},
  author={I D Virozub and L A Bublik and V I Chernovskiĭ},
  journal={Zhurnal voprosy neirokhirurgii imeni N. N. Burdenko},
  year={1990},
  volume={1},
  pages={11-3}
}
The article analyses the experience in operative interventions on the pain-conducting tracts of the spinal cord in 24 patients with pain consequent upon injury to the spine and spinal cord. Inferior commissurotomy was performed on 13 patients. It proved effective in cases in which the spinal cord was injured below the level of the 12th thoracic segment. Bilateral chordotomy was conducted in 7 patients with an intensive central pain syndrome. The effect of the operation was positive in… CONTINUE READING