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what is the surgical cutting of dorsal roots called?
Rhizotomy
what is the cutting of anterolateral fiber tracts in the spinal cord called?
Cordotomy
where do you cut in a cordotomy?
2-3 segments ABOVE where the pain occurs
where do the sensory dorsal nerves emerge from the spinal cord?
posterior
where do the anterolateral nerves emerge from the spinal cord?
lateral