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Spinal cord stimulation for cancer-related pain in adults

  1. Peng Lihua1,
  2. Min Su1,*,
  3. Zhou Zejun1,
  4. Wei Ke1,
  5. Michael I Bennett2,†

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care Group

Published Online: 28 FEB 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 24 JAN 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009389.pub2


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Lihua P, Su M, Zejun Z, Ke W, Bennett MI. Spinal cord stimulation for cancer-related pain in adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD009389. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009389.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    The First Affiliated Hospital, Chongqing Medical University, Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine, Chongqing Municipanity, Chongqing Municipanity, China

  2. 2

    University of Leeds, Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, Leeds, UK

  1. Lancaster University, Institute for Health Research, Bowland Tower East Lancaster, LA1 4YT UK.

*Min Su, Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine, The First Affiliated Hospital, Chongqing Medical University, No 1 Youyi Road, Yuanjiangang community, Yuzhong District, Chongqing Municipanity, Chongqing Municipanity, 400016, China. minsu89011068@yahoo.com.cn.

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  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 28 FEB 2013

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