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Central Pain Syndrome
Canavero, Bonicalzi
Editore
Cambridge University Press
Anno
2011
Pagine
378
ISBN
9781107010215
72,00 €
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A fully updated new edition of this definitive, unrivalled, no-nonsense textbook, Central Pain Syndrome: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis and Management provides new treatment guidelines that aid the reader in effective management. • Encyclopedic coverage of all drug and surgical therapies, including the hot field of non-invasive and invasive cortical stimulation • 26 totally rewritten chapters include expanded sections on deep brain, spinal and other forms of stimulation, and a chapter on the efficacy of alternative and complementary medicine • Critical analysis of all current competing theories, including an expanded account of the leading dynamic reverberation theory which now incorporates a cortical attractor-based model • Clear-cut indications on drug usage, with black boxes for ineffective or dangerous drugs A classic textbook widely hailed on patients' websites, this is key reading for medical specialists and trainees in pain management, neurology, neurosurgery and anesthesiology, as well as for patients

• New conflict-of-interest-free treatment guidelines bring a definitive cure to this previously incurable disorder
• Images and diagrams illustrate the genesis of central pain
• Comprehensive coverage of all drug and surgical therapies makes this an essential one-stop resource for clinicians and patients
• Globally relevant, with epidemiological data for the USA, Europe and Asia

Preface to the second edition
Preface to the first edition
Part I. Introduction: 1. Introduction
Part II. Clinical Features and Diagnosis: 2. Epidemiology
3. Clinical features
4. Somatosensory findings
5. Central pruritus
6. Natural history
7. Central pain allied conditions and special considerations
8. Diagnosing central pain
Part III. Treatment: 9. Drug therapy
10. Neuromodulation
11. Cortical stimulation
12. Deep brain stimulation
13. Spinal cord stimulation
14. Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation
15. Other stimulation techniques
16. Intraspinal drug infusion
17. Alternative and complementary approaches
18. Conclusions on therapy
Part IV. Pathophysiology: 19. Introduction to pathophysiology
20. Sudden disappearances of central pain
21. Results of neuroablation
22. Neurophysiological studies
23. Imaging studies
24. Drug dissection
25. Is this a spinal generator of central pain?
26. Attractor-driven dynamic reverberation
Appendix: erroneous theories of central pain
References
Index.

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