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March 5, 1927

BELGIUM

JAMA. 1927;88(10):741-742. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02680360053024

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Abstract

Annual Session of Neurosurgical Society 

SURGERY OF PAIN  The Groupement belge d'études oto-neuro-ophtalmologiques et neuro-chirurgicales recently held its annual session, at which Dr. Leriche of Strasbourg discussed the indications and the results of division of the cervical rami communicantes in the "surgery of pain." He has performed ramisection in thirty-two cases, sixteen of which have involved the cervical rami. The section is rarely accompanied by pain (two cases); in three cases there was a transient headache. It does not affect the muscles. Leriche has performed section of the rami communicantes in angina pectoris, Raynaud's disease and ascending neuritis, with good results. He prefers to make the intervention as restricted as possible, dividing the superior portion of the chain and sectioning the communicantes that have their origin in the stellate ganglion.

AXON REFLEXES  Dr. Albert has established the effects of certain anesthetics on axon reflexes: (1) Neither from the experimental nor

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