Treatment of failed back surgery syndrome.

@article{Dario2001TreatmentOF,
  title={Treatment of failed back surgery syndrome.},
  author={Alessandro Dario and Gianpaolo Fortini and Dave N Bertollo and Alessandro Bacuzzi and C Grizzetti and Salvatore Cuffari},
  journal={Neuromodulation : journal of the International Neuromodulation Society},
  year={2001},
  volume={4 3},
  pages={105-10}
}
Objectives. To evaluate the long-term results of different therapies for failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS). Materials and Methods. From 1992 to 1997, 49 patients were treated for FBSS. Twenty patients were treated medically. Twenty-four patients, who did not respond to medical therapy, underwent spinal cord stimulator (SCS) implant and five underwent further spine surgery. All patients were evaluated by VAS, PDI, and the Oswestry Scales before treatment and at follow-up. Leg pain, back pain… CONTINUE READING

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