Complications related to the use of spinal cord stimulation for managing persistent postoperative neuropathic pain after lumbar spinal surgery.

@article{Shamji2015ComplicationsRT,
  title={Complications related to the use of spinal cord stimulation for managing persistent postoperative neuropathic pain after lumbar spinal surgery.},
  author={Mohammed F Shamji and Harrison J. Westwick and Robert F. Heary},
  journal={Neurosurgical focus},
  year={2015},
  volume={39 4},
  pages={E15}
}
OBJECT Structural spinal surgery yields improvement in pain and disability for selected patients with spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis, or a herniated intervertebral disc. A significant fraction of patients exhibit persistent postoperative neuropathic pain (PPNP) despite technically appropriate intervention, and such patients can benefit from spinal cord… CONTINUE READING