Cordotomy

Known as: Chordotomy, Cordotomies, Chordotomies 
Spinal cord section of lateral pathways to relieve pain. This procedure may be done open or percutaneous. (from Taber's)
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2014
2014
BACKGROUND Radiofrequency (RF) subthalamotomies have been proposed since the 1960s to treat patients suffering from Parkinson's… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
OBJECTIVE The value of intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring (INM) during intramedullary spinal cord tumor surgery remains… (More)
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2001
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2001
The devastating consequences of spinal cord injury (SCI) result primarily from damage to long tracts in the spinal white matter… (More)
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1997
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1997
OBJECTIVE This is a prospective study of the methodology and clinical applications of motor evoked potentials (MEPs) during… (More)
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1993
1993
In order to clarify the mechanism of reference of pain following cordotomy (ROPC), the authors investigated ROPC in 66 patients… (More)
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1992
Review
1992
Cavernous angiomas of the spinal cord are rare lesions that can cause severe neurological symptoms. We add a series of 6 patients… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
We have studied 5 patients with unilateral, severe chronic pain due to cancer before and after percutaneous, ventrolateral… (More)
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1989
1989
Percutaneous cordotomy is a commonly applied and effective procedure among the ablative pain surgeries. As plain X-ray does not… (More)
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1982
Highly Cited
1982
From 1969 to 1979, 20 patients with syringomyelia were treated with a syringosubarachnoid shunt. The principal indications for… (More)
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1965
1965
Cred i t for the concept ion of pe rcu taneous cordo tomy belongs to N[ullan and his associates of Chicago. 2 However , the i r t… (More)
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