Is preoperative pain duration important in spinal cord stimulation? A comparison between tonic and burst stimulation.

OBJECTIVE Conflicting data have been published as to whether the success rate of spinal cord stimulation (SCS) is inversely proportional to the time interval from the initial onset of symptoms to implantation. Recently, a new stimulation design called burst stimulation has been developed that seems to exert its effect by modulating both the medial and… CONTINUE READING