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The algesic syndrome in spinal cord trauma


This article represents the author's experience in the diagnosis and management of pain in patients with spinal cord injuries, and describes methods applied to objectively evaluate pain syndromes and different surgical procedures to alleviate such pain. Instrumental methods for pain relief are also briefly discussed.


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Livshits, A. The algesic syndrome in spinal cord trauma. Spinal Cord 30, 497–501 (1992).

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  • spinal cord injury
  • algesic syndrome
  • evoked potentials
  • hypothermia
  • DREZ lesions
  • cordotomy
  • commissurotomy


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