The community of patients suffering with pudendal neuralgia is desperate for help...many are contemplating surgery and wondering if it will help? As your Pelvic Messenger is it my job to give you all of the facts and all of the options from the most reputable sources.
Dr. Dellon will present to you, his particular research and experience in developing a way to decompress the nerve that comes from the vantage point of being a peripheral nerve surgeon.
A. LEE DELLON, MD, PhD
A. Lee Dellon graduated from Johns Hopkins University in 1966 and from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in 1970. He then completed eight years of additional training, including two years of surgery training at Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital in New York City, and two years of research at the National Cancer Institute, Surgery Branch, of the National Institutes of Health.
Dr. Dellon’s research interests center on neural regeneration. In the basic research laboratory, his work included models for peripheral nerve compression, neuroma treatment, neural regeneration through absorbable conduits, and diabetic neuropathy. Dr. Dellon’s clinical work is focused on computer-linked devices to measure sensibility, treatment strategies for pain due to neuroma, use of bioabsorbable tubes as a substitute for nerve grafts, treatment of facial pain and of groin pain, and treatment of the symptoms of peripheral neuropathy related to nerve compression, whether due to diabetes, chemotherapy, or unknown causes.
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