volume 28, issue 4, P471-474 2013
DOI: 10.3109/02688697.2013.857006
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Erlick A. C. Pereira, Menaka Paranathala, Jonathan A. Hyam, Alexander L. Green, Tipu Z. Aziz

Abstract: Bilateral anterior cingulotomy effectively relieved both pain and dyspnoea. The role of the anterior cingulate cortex in pain and autonomic control of respiration is discussed alongside the evidence for this palliative procedure for cancer pain.