Neurosurgical Management of Pain presents the full range of proceduresfor the management of chronic, intractable pain. Criteria for patient selection,the details of operative techniques, risks, complications, and expectedoutcomes are offered for a wide variety of anatomic, ablative, and augmentativeneurosurgical procedures for the treatment of pain. Chapters on the latestneuroaugmentative advances utilizing electrical stimulation and implantabledrug infusion systems are included as well as a useful section providingalgorithms and guidelines for evaluation and treatment of specific painsyndromes. Over 100 exquisite line drawings and photographs augment thetext. For both the trainee and experienced neurosurgeon, this volume isinvaluable for acquiring the critical judgement and clinical skills necessaryto apply these procedures.
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