Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation for Chronic Pelvic Pain: A Case Series and Technical Report on a Novel Lead Configuration

  title={Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation for Chronic Pelvic Pain: A Case Series and Technical Report on a Novel Lead Configuration},
  author={Corey W Hunter and Ajax Yang},
  journal={Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface},
  • C. Hunter, Ajax Yang
  • Published 1 August 2018
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface
Chronic pelvic pain (CPP) is an elusive and complex neuropathic condition that is notoriously recalcitrant to treatment. The term “CPP” encompasses a number of treatment‐resistant conditions like pudendal neuralgia, interstitial cystitis, coccygodynia, vulvodynia. CPP has been presented neuromodulators attempting to utilize conventional spinal cord stimulation (SCS), with constant frustration and high explant rates. Contrary to SCS, dorsal root ganglion stimulation (DRGS) delivers targeted… 
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