Peripheral nerve field stimulation for chronic neuropathic pain: a single institution experience

@article{DAmmando2016PeripheralNF,
  title={Peripheral nerve field stimulation for chronic neuropathic pain: a single institution experience},
  author={Antonio D’Ammando and Giuseppe Manuel Messina and Angelo Franzini and Ivano Dones},
  journal={Acta Neurochirurgica},
  year={2016},
  volume={158},
  pages={767-772}
}
BackgroundPeripheral nerve field stimulation (PNFS) is a novel neurosurgical procedure consisting of implantation of subcutaneous leads in specific painful areas in different types of painful, drug-resistant syndromes. The objective of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of PNFS in several patients affected by different chronic neuropathic pain syndromes, along with its risks, limits and possible correlation between the results achieved and the patients’ main symptoms.MethodsTwenty-two… CONTINUE READING
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