Advances in spinal cord stimulation - enhancement of efficacy, improved surgical technique and a new indication

@inproceedings{Lind2012AdvancesIS,
  title={Advances in spinal cord stimulation - enhancement of efficacy, improved surgical technique and a new indication},
  author={G{\"o}ran Lind},
  year={2012}
}
Introduction and aim: Spinal cord stimulation (SCS) has been used for treatment of otherwise therapy-resistant chronic neuropathic pain for about four decades. However, 30-40 % of the patients do not benefit from SCS, despite careful case selection and technical advances. In search of ways to improve the outcome mechanisms underlying the pain relieving effect of SCS have been extensively explored. Experimental findings suggest a possibility to enhance the effect of SCS by concomitant… CONTINUE READING

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