Epidural stimulation of the motor cortex for neuropathic pain

T. Reithmeier, M. Pinsker, T. Piroth, M. Trippel, T. Prokop & G. Nikkhah
Objective: Motor cortex stimulation (MCS) has recently been demonstrated to be an effective therapeutic option for patients with intolerable neuropathic pain. However, long term improvement of pain control is still unsatisfactory, and around 25% of the patients do not respond to MCS. Therefore [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]