Managing chronic pain: Results from an open-label study using MC5-A Calmare® device

Marianna Ricci, Sara Pirotti, Emanuela Scarpi, Marco Burgio, Marco Maltoni, Elisabetta Sansoni, Dino Amadori

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Background: Despite state-of-the-art therapeutic strategies for pain, some types of chronic pain remain difficult to treat. We evaluated the effectiveness of an innovative neuromodulative approach to the treatment of chronic pain using electrical stimulus integrated with pharmacological support. Methods: The MC5-A Calmare

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)405-412
Number of pages8
JournalSupportive Care in Cancer
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2012



  • Electrocutaneous stimulation
  • Pain
  • Pain management
  • Scrambler therapy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology

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