The role of percutaneous cordotomy in the treatment of chronic cancer pain

@article{Meglio1981TheRO,
  title={The role of percutaneous cordotomy in the treatment of chronic cancer pain},
  author={Mario Meglio and Beatrice Cioni},
  journal={Acta Neurochirurgica},
  year={1981},
  volume={59},
  pages={111-121}
}
The authors report on 53 cervical percutaneous cordotomies in 52 patients suffering from chronic unilateral cancer pain. The evaluation of the results is based upon the patient's report of complete pain relief. Immediate and long term pain relief as well as complications and mortality rate are analysed. Excellent surgical results were obtained in 73% after… CONTINUE READING