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Phantom pain

Painful sensation related to a limb or an organ that is removed from or is not physically part of the body.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Abstract Objectives: To assess the long-term analgesic effect of repetitive transcranial stimulation (rTMS) on chronic phantom… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Background:Pain after amputation is common but difficult to treat. Therefore, the authors examined whether postoperative… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Purpose: Phantom limb pain (PLP) can be an enduring and distressing experience for people with amputations. Previous research has… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Background and Objectives Acute stump pain and phantom limb pain after amputation is a significant problem among amputees with a… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
&NA; Phantom pain in subjects with an amputated limb is a well‐known problem. However, estimates of the prevalence of phantom… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Limb amputation is followed by stump and phantom pain in a large proportion of amputees and postamputation pain may be associated… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Abstract The significance of preamputation pain for the development of postamputation stump and phantom pain has been discussed… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Epidural analgesia before limb amputation is commonly used to reduce postamputation pain. But there have been no… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Phantom limb pain may appear in up to 85% of patients after amputation. There is no effective treatment. Perioperative epidural… Expand
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
Abstract The incidence and clinical picture of non‐painful and painful phantom limb sensations as well as stump pain was studied… Expand
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