Spinal cord stimulation: indications and outcomes.

@article{Lee2006SpinalCS,
  title={Spinal cord stimulation: indications and outcomes.},
  author={Anthony W Y Lee and Julie G. Pilitsis},
  journal={Neurosurgical focus},
  year={2006},
  volume={21 6},
  pages={
          E3
        }
}
Spinal cord stimulation (SCS) is the most commonly used implantable neurostimulation modality for management of pain syndromes. In this paper the authors describe the current indications for SCS and its efficacy in the treatment of those diseases. Specifically, the literature on patient selection and outcomes after SCS for failed-back surgery syndrome (FBSS), refractory angina pectoris, peripheral vascular disease, and complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) Type I was reviewed. Effective pain… CONTINUE READING

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