Anterior cingulotomy improves malignant mesothelioma pain and dyspnoea.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Bilateral anterior cingulotomy is a palliative procedure occasionally used for cancer pain, and human studies suggest anterior cingulate cortex is active in dyspnoeic states. OBJECTIVES A case of debilitating thoracic wall pain due to malignant mesothelioma relieved by bilateral anterior cingulotomy is described and changes in dyspnoea… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/02688697.2013.857006

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