Closed-Loop Deep Brain Stimulation for Refractory Chronic Pain
a study on Spinal Cord Injuries Nerve Injury Postoperative Pain Post Herpetic Neuralgia Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Post-Stroke Pain Brain Injuries Post Radiation Plexopathy Nerve Root Avulsion Pain
Spinal Cord Injuries Nerve Injury Pain, Postoperative Post Herpetic Neuralgia Complex Regional Pain Syndromes Post-Stroke Pain Post Radiation Brain Injury Post Radiation Plexopathy Nerve Root Avulsion Chronic Pain Brain Injuries Neuralgia Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Neuralgia, Postherpetic Radiculopathy Wounds and Injuries Medtronic Summit RC+S Inactive DBS
Lead Scientists at UCSF
- Prasad Shirvalkar, M.D., Ph.D
Assistant Professor, Anesthesia. Authored (or co-authored) 18 research publications. Research interests: Pain Management · Neuromodulation · Deep Brain Stimulation · Headache · Neuropathic Pain · Spinal Cord Stimulation · Post Stroke Pain · Phantom Limb Pain.
- Edward Chang, M.D.
Dr. Edward Chang is a neurosurgeon who treats patients with epilepsy, brain tumors, and cranial nerve nerve compression syndromes such as trigeminal neuralgia and hemifacial spasm. He is Chairman of the Department of Neurological Surgery at UCSF. Dr Chang specializes in advanced brain mapping methods to preserve crucial areas for speech and motor functions in the brain.
- Philip Starr, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Starr is Professor of Neurological Surgery and holds the Dolores Cakebread Endowed Chair in Neurological Surgery. His clinical interests are in functional neurosurgery, especially in the use of implanted devices to improve brain function.
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