Spinal cord stimulation for the management of refractory angina pectoris.

@article{Buchser2006SpinalCS,
  title={Spinal cord stimulation for the management of refractory angina pectoris.},
  author={Eric E. Buchser and Anne Durrer and Eric Albrecht},
  journal={Journal of pain and symptom management},
  year={2006},
  volume={31 4 Suppl},
  pages={
          S36-42
        }
}
Despite sophisticated medical and surgical procedures, including percutaneous endovascular methods, a large number of patients suffer from chronic refractory angina pectoris. Improvement of pain relief in this category of patients requires the use of adjuvant therapies, of which spinal cord stimulation (SCS) seems to be the most promising. Controlled studies suggest that in patients with chronic refractory angina, SCS provides symptomatic relief that is equivalent to that provided by surgical… CONTINUE READING
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