Can neural blocks prevent phantom limb pain?

Abstract

Phantom limb syndrome (PLS) is a syndrome including stump pain, phantom limb pain and not-painful phantom sensations, which involves a large part of amputee patients and often has devastating effects on their quality of life. The efficacy of standard therapies is very poor. Nerve blocks have been investigated for the treatment and prevention of PLS… (More)
DOI: 10.2217/pmt.14.17

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