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Percutaneous Cordotomy

  • R. Lorenz
  • Th. Grumme
  • H.-D. Herrmann
  • H. Palleske
  • A. Kühner
  • U. Steude
  • J. Zierski
Part of the Advances in Neurosurgery book series (NEURO, volume 3)


Interruption of the anterior lateral quadrant of the spinal cord, the spino-thalamic tract, has been used for many years for the relief of intractable pains. Cordotomy was introduced in the USA in 1912 by MARTIN following the advice of SPILLER and in Germany by FOERSTER and TIETZE.


Spinal Cord Anterior Approach Intractable Pain Percutaneous Procedure Artificial Respiration 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Lorenz
  • Th. Grumme
  • H.-D. Herrmann
  • H. Palleske
  • A. Kühner
  • U. Steude
  • J. Zierski

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