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Cancer Pain pp 129-150 | Cite as

Practical Neurosurgical Techniques

  • E. R. Hitchcock

Abstract

Although many analgesic surgical procedures are beyond the experience or expertise of the general surgeon, a number of techniques are at his disposal, provided he is able to perform a laminectomy and is willing to study the anatomy of the base of the skull.

Keywords

Deep Brain Stimulation Cancer Pain Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Internal Auditory Meatus Cervical Invasion 
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© MTP Press Limited 1987

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  • E. R. Hitchcock

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