Sacral neuromodulation for chronic pain conditions.

  title={Sacral neuromodulation for chronic pain conditions.},
  author={Claudio Andr{\'e}s Feler and Louis Anthony Whitworth and Julius Fernandez},
  journal={Anesthesiology clinics of North America},
  volume={21 4},
Some of the pelvic pain syndromes seem to have features of neurogenic inflammation and neuropathic pain in common. As opposed to being separate disease entities, they may represent a spectrum of clinical presentations of CRPS I of the pelvis. Sacral nerve root stimulation provides good symptomatic relief of pain and voiding dysfunction. The techniques of retrograde root stimulation may offer superior results with fewer complications and lead migrations when compared with other methods. Perhaps… CONTINUE READING