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First Results with Extralemniscal Myelotomy

  • J. Eiras
  • J. Garcia
  • J. Gomez
  • L. I. Carcavilla
  • S. Ucar
Part of the Acta Neurochirurgica Supplementum book series (NEUROCHIRURGICA, volume 30)

Abstract

In the past thalamic lesions have been practised in our clinic to treat deep medial pain in cancer patients in the advances stages. Such lesions centred on the CM-Pf complex resulted in considerable pain relief without any objective sensory loss. However the frequent recurrence of pain and the accompanying psychic disturbances called for a critical analysis of their indications 2.

Keywords

Narcotic Analgesic Percutaneous Technique Frequent Recurrence Dorsal Funiculus Deep Pain 
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© Springer-Verlag 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Eiras
    • 1
  • J. Garcia
  • J. Gomez
  • L. I. Carcavilla
  • S. Ucar
  1. 1.Department of Neurosurgery of the Social SecurityZaragozaSpain

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