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Successful use pulsed radiofrequency spinal ganglions in patient with chronic stump pain. Case report
Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Management
About 50-85% of patients suffer from stump and phantom pain after amputations. These chronic pain conditions are often debilitating and result in disability, sleep and psychosocial disorders, impairment of day-work and the substantial decline in the quality of life. In some patients pharmaceutical therapy may fail to bring satisfactory pain relief or follows severe adverse events. Operations such as rhizotomy, cordotomy and stump revision are often unsuccessful in treating post-amputationdoi:10.18821/1993-6508-2016-10-1-60-64 fatcat:yas6bjk6jjfqrlherzgu67bizu