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J R Soc Med. 1994 January; 87(1): 5–6.
PMCID: PMC1294269

Cervical dorsal column stimulation relieves pain of brachial plexus avulsion.


Five patients with deafferentation pain due to brachial plexus avulsion injuries were treated with cervical dorsal column stimulation (DCS). This has produced a clinically useful improvement in pain relief and mood scores during a mean follow-up period of 13.5 months. No complications have been encountered and the advantages of DCS are discussed.

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