Commissural myelotomy for intractable cancer pain: report of two cases.


Journal Article

PATIENTS: We describe two patients with cancer-related low back and bilateral lower extremity pain that failed pharmacologic treatment. RESULTS: In both cases, commissural myelotomy provided significant pain relief. The role of myelotomy in the management of cancer pain is discussed.

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Cited Authors

  • Watling, CJ; Payne, R; Allen, RR; Hassenbusch, S

Published Date

  • June 1996

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 12 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 151 - 156

PubMed ID

  • 8776556

Pubmed Central ID

  • 8776556

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0749-8047

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/00002508-199606000-00012


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States