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Revista Científica Ciencia Médica

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QUIROGA ROJAS, Carolina Isabel. Applications of chirurgical neuromodulation in treatment of chronic pain. Rev Cient Cienc Méd [online]. 2012, vol.15, n.2, pp.36-40. ISSN 1817-7433.

The surgical neuromodulators are implantable devices, whit the capacity of liberate electric impulses or chemical substances, in order to generate excitation, inhibition o regulation on the neuronal nets.Actually they are usedas a theraply against many disorders, aprong them, chronic pain, Parkinson's disease, and recently as a therapy in the neurogenic blather. The chronic pain is considered that have persist arice in 3 months, and is into many pathologies as back pain, osteoarthritis, and headache, in which modern psychology is working in a very important way, in order to determinate the psychology facts involved in the development, support, chronicity, treatment and/or recuperation. The neurostimulation electric systems with the implantable systems of drugs administration are included on the field of neuromodulation, these are considered as the number fourth in the ranking of the OMS.

Palabras clave : Neuromodulation; implants; chronic pain.

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