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Series: Interdisciplinary Topics in Gerontology and Geriatrics
Volume: 30
Published: 30 November 1999
10.1159/000061435
EISBN: 978-3-318-00422-9
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Series: Pain and Headache
Volume: 11
Published: 01 June 1989
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-04052-4
EISBN: 978-3-318-04052-4
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 35
Published: 18 December 2020
10.1159/000509652
EISBN: 978-3-318-06795-8
... Abstract Successful management of facial pain starts with making correct diagnosis. Diagnostic errors, particularly early on in evaluation of facial pain patients are not uncommon, and some of this may be related to the lack of uniform classification that would satisfy needs of different...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 35
Published: 18 December 2020
10.1159/000509620
EISBN: 978-3-318-06795-8
... Abstract Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) has been used for its analgesic effects for chronic pain, including facial pain. Here, we summarize how the electrical stimulation of branches of the trigeminal nerve via TENS has been utilized to reduce pain resulting from trigeminal...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 35
Published: 18 December 2020
10.1159/000509621
EISBN: 978-3-318-06795-8
... Abstract Percutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (PENS) is a novel, minimally invasive and useful treatment modality. Its use in complex facial pain has been on the rise, and its utility will further increase with the advances in the technology and renewed interest in the field of peripheral...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 35
Published: 18 December 2020
10.1159/000509574
EISBN: 978-3-318-06795-8
... Abstract Trigeminal branch stimulation is a type of peripheral nerve stimulation (PNS) used to treat a variety of craniofacial pain disorders. Common indications include trigeminal neuralgia, trigeminal neuropathic pain, trigeminal deafferentation pain, trigeminal postherpetic neuralgia...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 35
Published: 18 December 2020
10.1159/000509622
EISBN: 978-3-318-06795-8
... Abstract The introduction of peripheral neuromodulation to treat headache and facial pain two decades ago opened up the field to non-neurosurgical practitioners, given the relatively low risk and technical ease of the procedure. These procedures, primarily occipital nerve stimulation (ONS...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 35
Published: 18 December 2020
10.1159/000509653
EISBN: 978-3-318-06795-8
... in the craniofacial region. Advances in wireless transmission of electrical signals may make wireless neurostimulation even more attractive in the future. Since most of the evidence supporting PNS for facial pain comes from small subsets of the population, case series and case reports, there will need to be larger...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 35
Published: 18 December 2020
10.1159/000509665
EISBN: 978-3-318-06795-8
... Abstract Since the first successful use of high-frequency electrical stimulation of trigeminal branches for treatment of facial pain in 1962, neuromodulation techniques become well established but remain greatly underutilised. Most subsequent implantation techniques and commercial devices...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 35
Published: 18 December 2020
10.1159/000509654
EISBN: 978-3-318-06795-8
... Abstract Non-neuralgic trigeminal neuropathic pain can be challenging in terms of treatment as pharmacological interventions often tend to be ineffective. Within the pain-transmitting pathway, the Gasserian ganglion (GG) is a rather unique anatomical and physiological structure where...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 35
Published: 18 December 2020
10.1159/000509655
EISBN: 978-3-318-06795-8
... tDCS over the primary motor cortex (M1) have been shown to produce long-lasting relief of neuropathic pain. tDCS is a technique that can induce and modulate brain plasticity and thus be suitable for treating diverse chronic pain conditions, disorders associated with substantial reorganization...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 35
Published: 18 December 2020
10.1159/000511134
EISBN: 978-3-318-06795-8
... Abstract Although commonly seen in the clinical practice, chronic orofacial pain quite often does not have a clear unambiguous organic origin. It may be difficult to find optimal pharmacotherapy, and in many cases, this pain may become pharmacotherapy resistant. Neuromodulation, particularly...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 35
Published: 18 December 2020
10.1159/000509983
EISBN: 978-3-318-06795-8
... Abstract Neuropathic facial pain can be exceedingly difficult to manage with conventional therapies. Since this pain may be excruciating and often debilitating and some patients do not respond or do not tolerate conventional treatments, the interest in neuromodulation therapies is increasing...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 35
Published: 18 December 2020
10.1159/000509734
EISBN: 978-3-318-06795-8
... a humanitarian exemption. Historically, deep brain stimulation (DBS) for multiple indications has demonstrated acceptable complication rates, rare mortality, and reducing morbidity as the technology and the techniques of its application have advanced. DBS for the amelioration of pain has been performed since...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 35
Published: 18 December 2020
10.1159/000509909
EISBN: 978-3-318-06795-8
... Abstract Motor cortex stimulation (MCS) has been used in the treatment of intractable neuropathic facial pain for nearly 30 years. While efficacy rates have been noted as high as 88% in some studies, considerable variability in treatment response remains. Additionally, MCS is often cited...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 35
Published: 18 December 2020
10.1159/000509656
EISBN: 978-3-318-06795-8
... Abstract Facial pain occurs in approximately 80% of patients with head and neck cancers. Pain in these settings may result directly from the tumor, or indirectly as a side effect of oncological treatment of the tumor. Optimizing treatment for cancer pain of the face, therefore, involves...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 35
Published: 18 December 2020
10.1159/000509623
EISBN: 978-3-318-06795-8
... Abstract Despite the high incidence of facial pain, targeted drug delivery remains a rarely used technique for treatment of otherwise refractory pain. Two distinct paths have been described. The intraventricular route allows direct access to intracerebral opioid receptors. The more recently...