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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The precentral gyrus (M1) is a representative target for electrical stimulation therapy of pain. To date, few researchers have… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Patients with complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) and intractable pain showed a shrinkage of cortical maps on primary (SI) and… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Deep brain stimulation (DBS) has been used to treat intractable pain for over 50 years. Variations in targets and surgical… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVE Drug resistant neurogenic pain can be relieved by repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) of the motor… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The chronic electrical stimulation of a motor cortical area corresponding to a painful region of the body, by means of surgically… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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