- Long-term outcomes of deep brain stimulation for neuropathic painSandra G J Boccard
Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Neurosurgery 72:221-30; discussion 231. 2013..Deep brain stimulation (DBS) to treat neuropathic pain refractory to pharmacotherapy has reported variable outcomes and has gained United Kingdom but not USA regulatory approval...
- Targeting the affective component of chronic pain: a case series of deep brain stimulation of the anterior cingulate cortexSandra G J Boccard
Oxford Functional Neurosurgery and Experimental Neurology Group, Nuffield Departments of Clinical Neuroscience and Surgery Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Neurosurgery 74:628-35; discussion 635-7. 2014..Pain is a multidimensional experience with an affective component: the unpleasantness. The anterior cingulate cortex (ACC) is a structure involved in this affective component, and targeting it may relieve patients' pain...