Surgical/radiological interventions for cancer pain.

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Pain is a major morbidity associated with cancer and up to 20% patients require invasive procedures for pain relief. Ablative techniques can be directed towards the spinal cord and brain to palliate pain or modify its perception. Anterolateral cordotomy, myelotomy, DREZotomy and cingulotomy are useful interventions for the management of refractory cancer… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11916-013-0331-1

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@article{Harsh2013SurgicalradiologicalIF, title={Surgical/radiological interventions for cancer pain.}, author={Viraat Harsh and A Viswanathan}, journal={Current pain and headache reports}, year={2013}, volume={17 5}, pages={331} }