Encyclopedia of Pain

2007 Edition

Anterolateral Cordotomy

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-29805-2_242

Definition

Ablation of the spinothalamic tract by open surgical section or through the application of a thermal coagulation probe.

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 Percutaneous Cordotomy

 Spinothalamic Neuron

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