Evaluation of sympathetic response in cases with failed back surgery syndrome.

  title={Evaluation of sympathetic response in cases with failed back surgery syndrome.},
  author={Nilay Şahin and L{\"u}tfiye M{\"u}sl{\"u}manoğlu and Omer Faruk Karatas and Ayşeg{\"u}l Cakmak and Emel Ozcan and Ender Berker},
  journal={Agri : Agri (Algoloji) Dernegi'nin Yayin organidir = The journal of the Turkish Society of Algology},
  volume={21 1},
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to investigate whether sympathetic skin response (SSR) was affected in cases with failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS). METHODS Twenty-nine cases admitted to our department and diagnosed as FBSS were recruited for the study. All the cases had back, leg or back and leg pain in the months or in one year following spinal surgery. The control group consisted of 13 healthy hospital personnel. Electrophysiologic nerve conduction studies and SSR recordings were… CONTINUE READING


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