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Pain, Intractable

Known as: Pains, Intractable, Refractory Pains, Refractory Pain 
Persistent pain that is refractory to some or all forms of treatment.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Despite management with opioids and other pain modifying therapies, neuropathic pain continues to reduce the quality of life and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
UNLABELLED The Brief Pain Inventory (BPI; Cleeland and associates) has been used primarily to assess patients with cancer-related… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
PURPOSE Few options are available for pain relief in patients with bone metastases who fail standard treatments. We sought to… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
CONTEXT Ziconotide (formerly SNX-111) selectively blocks N-type voltage-sensitive calcium channels and may be effective in… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Eberhard Ritz Polycystic kidney disease (PKD), a common genetic cause of chronic renal failure in children and adults, is… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
OBJECTIVE To assess the immediate and long-term efficacy and safety of percutaneous vertebroplasty with polymethylmethacrylate… Expand
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Review
1997
Review
1997
OBJECTIVE During the past 15 years, we prospectively followed 68 patients with chronic pain syndromes who underwent deep brain… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
&NA; Spinal cord stimulation has evolved over the past 20 years into an easily implemented technique, with low morbidity, for the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
Relief of intractable pain was produced in six human patients by stimulation of electrodes permanently implanted in the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1967
Highly Cited
1967
I N THE 30 years since Egas Moniz 6,7 published his first reports, thousands of pat ients have undergone frontal lobe surgery for… Expand
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