Stereotactic rostral mesencephalotomy in cancer pain and deafferentation pain. A series of 40 cases with follow-up results.

@article{Bosch1991StereotacticRM,
  title={Stereotactic rostral mesencephalotomy in cancer pain and deafferentation pain. A series of 40 cases with follow-up results.},
  author={D. Andries Bosch},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={1991},
  volume={75 5},
  pages={747-51}
}
Stereotactic rostral mesencephalotomy was performed in two groups of patients to investigate the long-term results in regard to pain relief. A standardized technique of target localization with ventriculography was used. Group A consisted of 33 patients with otherwise intractable pain due to cancer. Group B consisted of seven patients with deafferentation… CONTINUE READING