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2021 May 15

Brain Sci



Deep Brain Stimulation of the Posterior Insula in Chronic Pain: A Theoretical Framework.


Bergeron D, Obaid S, Fournier-Gosselin M-P, Bouthillier A, Nguyen D K
Brain Sci. 2021 May 15; 11(5).
PMID: 34063367.


To date, clinical trials of deep brain stimulation (DBS) for refractory chronic pain have yielded unsatisfying results. Recent evidence suggests that the posterior insula may represent a promising DBS target for this indication.