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Deep Brain Stimulation for Relief of Chronic Pain

  • Ronald Brisman
Part of the Topics in Neurosurgery book series (TINS, volume 3)

Abstract

Electrical stimulation of two parts of the brain may produce pain relief. These are the periventricular gray (PVG) and the somatosensory area of the thalamus (SST).

Keywords

Pain Relief Deep Brain Stimulation Trigeminal Neuralgia Spinal Cord Stimulation Posterior Commissure 
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