MRI-guided stereotactic cingulotomy as treatment for intractable pain in metastatic musculoskeletal cancer: Report of two cases

D. C. Chen, S. Z. Lin, Y. H. Chiang, G. J. Chen, C. C. Lee

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摘要

Cingulotomy as a treatment for chronic pain syndrome has been controversial for many years. However, with the improvement of radiological imaging technology and advances in stereotactic techniques, neurosurgeons can perform the operation more accurately and safely than before. Here we describe the cases of two patients with metastatic musculoskeletal cancer pain which was refractory to treatment with analgesic drugs who were treated with MRI-guided stereotactic cingulotomy. Postoperative pain scores showed an average of fifty percent improvement. The outcomes of treatment in these two cases suggest that cingulotomy may be an effective treatment for chronic pain syndrome in patients with metastatic cancer that causes intractable pain.

原文英語
頁(從 - 到)296-299
頁數4
期刊Formosan Journal of Surgery
33
發行號6
出版狀態已發佈 - 2000
對外發佈Yes

指紋

Intractable Pain
Chronic Pain
Radiologic Technology
Stereotaxic Techniques
Musculoskeletal Pain
Neoplasms
Postoperative Pain
Analgesics
Therapeutics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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MRI-guided stereotactic cingulotomy as treatment for intractable pain in metastatic musculoskeletal cancer : Report of two cases. / Chen, D. C.; Lin, S. Z.; Chiang, Y. H.; Chen, G. J.; Lee, C. C.

於: Formosan Journal of Surgery, 卷 33, 編號 6, 2000, p. 296-299.

研究成果: 雜誌貢獻文章

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