[Percutaneous cervical cordotomy in cancer pain. Preliminary experience]

Minerva Anestesiol. 1991 Apr;57(4):141-7.
[Article in Italian]


Suggestions of percutaneous cervical cordotomy in treatment of advanced cancer pain, limits in treatment of terminal patients (needing pain therapy and total assistance), results and complications of the latest 64 procedures (part of 110 operations performed) are discussed.

Publication types

  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Cordotomy*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Neoplasms / physiopathology*
  • Pain, Intractable / surgery*
  • Palliative Care