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2020 09

Pain Physician



The Efficacy of Scrambler Therapy for the Management of Head, Neck and Thoracic Cancer Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial.


Kashyap K, Singh V, Mishra S, Dwivedi S N, Bhatnagar S
Pain Physician. 2020 09; 23(5):495-506.
PMID: 32967392.


Pain is still a common feature in all types of cancers including head and neck and thoracic cancer. Neuromodulatory techniques have gained popularity over opioids in recent times because of the risks associated with chronic opioid therapy. There are no clinical trials evaluating the efficacy of scrambler therapy (ST) for the management of pain due to head and neck and thoracic cancer.