The Use of Highly Detailed Three Dimensional Neuroanatomical Images in the Placing of Cerebral Stimulating Electrodes for Pain

  • C. Giorgi
  • G. Garibotto
  • U. Cerchiari
  • G. Broggi
  • A. Franzini
Conference paper
Part of the Acta Neurochirurgica book series (NEUROCHIRURGICA, volume 33)


Stereotactic implantion of stimulating electrodes in the thalamic sensory relais nuclei has proved to be effective in the treatment of chronic pain1–3.


Skeleton Model Conventional Imaging Technique Anatomical Atlas Neurophysiological Response Intermittent Stimulation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Giorgi
    • 1
  • G. Garibotto
    • 2
  • U. Cerchiari
    • 3
  • G. Broggi
    • 1
  • A. Franzini
    • 1
  1. 1.Div. NeurochirurgicaIstituto Neurologico “C. Besta”MilanoItaly
  2. 2.Div. Ricerche3-M ItaliaFerrania (SV)Italy
  3. 3.Div. di Fisica SanitariaIstituto Naz. dei TumoriMilanoItaly

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