neuroablative procedure

neuroablative procedure

Pain management A general term for any neurosurgical procedure used to relieve pain–especially CA-related refractory to lesser forms of therapy–eg,  analgesics, opiates, and either nonneurolytic or neurolytic nerve blocks. Cf Analgesic ladder, Nerve block, Neurolytic block, Nonneurolytic block.
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After assessment of the patient, we explained the various neuroablative procedures, like Radiofrequency Ablation, for managing cancer pain.