Percutaneous stereotaxic cordotomy

  title={Percutaneous stereotaxic cordotomy},
  author={Joshua L Fox and Robert C Green},
  journal={Acta Neurochirurgica},
A technique of low cervical percutaneous stereotaxic anterolateral cordotomy for relief of intractable pain is described. This is a modification of the method ofGildenberg, Lin, andPolakoff and consists of the use of a surveying telescope developed by us to guide the needle-electrode in the proper angle towards the target. Localization of the spinothalamic tract is approximated by stereotaxis under radiographic control and finally achieved by stimulation. Die Technik der tiefen zervikalen… CONTINUE READING