Increasing Rates of Imaging in Failed Back Surgery Syndrome Patients: Implications for Spinal Cord Stimulation.

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BACKGROUND Failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS) has a high incidence following spinal surgery, is notoriously refractory to treatment, and results in high health care utilization. Spinal cord stimulation (SCS) is a well-accepted modality for pain relief in this population; however, until recently magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) was prohibited due to risk of… (More)

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@article{Farber2017IncreasingRO, title={Increasing Rates of Imaging in Failed Back Surgery Syndrome Patients: Implications for Spinal Cord Stimulation.}, author={Samuel Harrison Farber and Jing L Han and Frank W Petraglia and Robert Gramer and Siyun Yang and Promila Pagadala and Beth A Parente and Jichun Xie and Jeffrey R. Petrella and Shivanand P. Lad}, journal={Pain physician}, year={2017}, volume={20 6}, pages={E969-E977} }