TMR in Major Limb Amputees Reduces Phantom Limb Pain vs. Standard Neuroma Treatment
Targeted Muscle Reinnervation Treats Neuroma and Phantom Pain in Major Limb Amputees: A Randomized Clinical TrialAnn Surg. 2019 Aug;270(2):238-246.
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28 patients (30 limbs) were included in this study comparing Targeted Muscle Re-innervation (TMR) and a standard surgical treatment involving neuroma excision and burial into nearby muscle in patients with major limb amputations above the wrist or ankle. The primary outcomes of interest were the worst residual limb pain and phantom limb pain, measured using a numerical rating scale (NRS). Secondar...
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