Dorsal Root Ganglion (DRG) Stimulation in the Treatment of Phantom Limb Pain (PLP).

@article{Eldabe2015DorsalRG,
  title={Dorsal Root Ganglion (DRG) Stimulation in the Treatment of Phantom Limb Pain (PLP).},
  author={Sam S Eldabe and Katja Burger and Heinrich Moser and Daniel Klase and Stefan Schu and Anders Wahlstedt and Bernard Vanderick and Eric François and Jeffery M. Kramer and Jeyakumar Subbaroyan},
  journal={Neuromodulation : journal of the International Neuromodulation Society},
  year={2015},
  volume={18 7},
  pages={610-6; discussion 616-7}
}
OBJECTIVES Phantom limb pain (PLP) is a neuropathic condition in which pain is perceived as arising from an amputated limb. PLP is distinct from, although associated with, pain in the residual limb and nonpainful phantom sensations of the missing limb. Its treatment is extremely challenging; pharmaceutical options, while commonly employed, may be insufficient or intolerable. Neuromodulatory interventions such as spinal cord stimulation have generated mixed results and may be limited by poor… CONTINUE READING
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