Treatment Options for Failed Back Surgery Syndrome Patients With Refractory Chronic Pain: An Evidence Based Approach

@article{Amirdelfan2017TreatmentOF,
  title={Treatment Options for Failed Back Surgery Syndrome Patients With Refractory Chronic Pain: An Evidence Based Approach},
  author={Kasra Amirdelfan and Lynn R Webster and Lawrence R. Poree and Vishad V Sukul and Porter McRoberts},
  journal={SPINE},
  year={2017},
  volume={42},
  pages={S41–S52}
}
Study Design. A significant number of lumbar postsurgical patients continue to suffer persistent pain and limited function and are termed to have “Failed back surgery syndrome” (FBSS). This review evaluates clinical trial data for the treatment of FBSS patients. Objective. Using an evidence-based approach to evaluate FBSS treatments will assist clinicians in choosing the most effective options for FBSS patients. Furthermore, reducing the utilization of less effective therapies may result in… CONTINUE READING
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