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Phantom and Stump Pain

Author: J Siegfried; Manfred Zimmermann
Publisher: Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1981.
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The phenomenon of phantom limb was described in medical literature at least as early as 1545 by Ambroise Pare, according to the notes in the translation of Lemos' dissertation, "On the Continuing Pain of an Amputated Limb", by Price and Twombly [9]. This strange experience was brought to public attention by a popular essay anonymously published 1866 by Mitchell concerning the story of George Dedlow, a quadriamputee  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J Siegfried; Manfred Zimmermann
ISBN: 9783642682643 3642682642 9783540110415 3540110410
OCLC Number: 858929855
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: I. Neurobiological Basis --
On the Origin of Pain Associated with Amputation --
Neurophysiological Analysis of Efferent Sympathetic and Afferent Fibers in Skin Nerves with Experimentally Produced Neuromata --
Somatosensory Evoked Potentials in Above-Knee Amputees with Phantom and Stump Pain --
II. Psychophysiological and Clinical Aspects --
Clinical and Neurophysiological Findings-in Above-knee Amputees: A Synopsis --
The Phenomenology of Postamputation Pain --
Phantom Sensations After Amputation: The Importance of Localization and Prognosis --
Phantom Sensations (Phantom Arm) in Plexus Paralysis --
Phantom Illusions in Spinal Cord Lesions --
Phantom Limb Pain in Arterial Occlusive Disease --
Phantom Tooth Phenomenon: Painless and Painful Sensations --
Phantom Tooth --
The Analysis of Personality Factors in the Prediction of Phantom Limb Pain --
III. Medical Treatment --
Drug Treatment of Phantom and Stump Pain --
Treatment of Phantom Pain by Transcutaneous Stimulation of the Stump, the Limb Contralateral to the Stump, and the Other Extremities --
Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation in Postamputation Pain --
Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation in the Treatment of Chronic Pain After Peripheral Nerve Lesions --
Contralateral Local Anesthesia for the Treatment of Postamputation Pain --
Rehabilitation of Elderly Amputees: Stump and Phantom Pain --
IV. Surgical Treatment --
Surgical Stump Revision as a Treatment of Stump and Phantom Pains: Results of 100 Cases --
Centrocentral Anastomosis of Peripheral Nerves: A Neurosurgical Treatment of Amputation Neuromas --
The Effects on Pain of Reconstructive Neurosurgery in 160 Patients with Traction and/or Crush Injury to the Brachial Plexus --
Neurosurgical Treatment of Phantom Limb Pain: A Survey of Methods --
Thermocoagulation of the Substantia Gelatinosa for Pain Relief --
(Preliminary Report) --
Treatment of Phantom and Stump Pain with Controlled Thermocoagulation of Amputation Neuroma --
Spinal Cord Stimulation in Postamputation Pain --
Programmed Transcutaneous and Central Stimulation for Control of Phantom Limb Pain and Causalgia: A New Method for Treatment.
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Responsibility: edited by Jean Siegfried, Manfred Zimmermann.


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