Spinal Cord Stimulation for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: A Case Study of a Pregnant Female.

@article{Ahmed2016SpinalCS,
  title={Spinal Cord Stimulation for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: A Case Study of a Pregnant Female.},
  author={Shaik Miftah Ahmed and J Morrison Lindsay and Dawn I Snyder},
  journal={Pain physician},
  year={2016},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={
          E487-93
        }
}
BACKGROUND Spinal cord stimulation (SCS) is a form of neuromodulation, used to treat chronic neuropathic pain refractory to conventional medical management. Spinal cord stimulators are treatment options when intractable chronic pain has not responded to more conventional treatment modalities. Currently, the use of SCS is contraindicated in pregnancy. Nevertheless, many SCS/neuromodulation recipients are women of child bearing age who may become pregnant. There are no published reports that… CONTINUE READING

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