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Surgical Lesioning of the Brain, Brain Stem, Spinal Cord, and Nerves

  • Mark Corriveau
  • Amgad S. HannaEmail author
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Abstract

Intractable pain from malignancy or other causes can be debilitating. When medical management fails, surgical treatment can be considered. Different techniques of surgical lesioning are presented here.

Keywords

Dorsal root entry zone (DREZ) Ganglionectomy Mesencephalotomy Nucleus caudalis Rhizotomy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryUniversity of WisconsinMadisonUSA

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