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Neurosurgical Treatments of Pain—a General Survey

  • Keiji Sano
Part of the Acta Neurochirurgica Supplementum book series (NEUROCHIRURGICA, volume 38)

Abstract

Pain defined by the IASP Subcommittee on Taxonomy37 is “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage, or described in terms of such damage”. From a practical point of view, pain is divided into two categories: acute and chronic.

Keywords

Cancer Pain Trigeminal Neuralgia Intractable Pain Microvascular Decompression Substantia Gelatinosa 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Keiji Sano
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Neurosurgery of the Teikyo University HospitalTokyoJapan

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