pain medicine

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pain medicine

Internal medicine A new subspecialty of neurology dedicated to the relief and/or control of pain Pharmacology A popular term for an analgesic
Surgical management of pain
• Section of peripheral nerve pathway Neurectomy, splanchnicectomy, dorsal rhizotomy
• Section of CNS pathway Anterolateral cordotomy, trigeminal tractotomy, dorsal root entry zone lesioning
• Procedures to alter affective response to pain  Cingulotomy, obotomy, thalamotomy
• Section of efferent arc of vasomotor reflex Sympathectomy
Suppression by nonablative techniques Stimulation of peripheral nerve, spinal deep brain, intraspinal drug infusion  
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