Neural Modulation by Blocks and Infusions

@article{Varrassi2006NeuralMB,
  title={Neural Modulation by Blocks and Infusions},
  author={Giustino Varrassi and Antonella Paladini and Franco Marinangeli and Gabor B. Racz},
  journal={Pain Practice},
  year={2006},
  volume={6}
}
Abstract:  Neural blockade is widely used in clinical practice to alleviate acute or chronic pain, including neuropathic pain. However, to date there is little controlled evidence to confirm the efficacy of nerve blocks in neuropathic pain. The most common indication for nerve blocks, especially sympathetic blockade, is complex regional pain syndrome, in which success rates of up to 38% have been achieved, depending on the type of the block used. Greater efficacy has been achieved by combining… 
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