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Spinal Cord Stimulation and Peripheral Nerve Stimulation

Tabitha A. Washington, Khalilah Brown and Gilbert Fanciullo

in Pain

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Published in print December 2011 | ISBN: 9780199827602
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322909 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199827602.003.0029

Series: What Do I Do Now

Spinal Cord Stimulation and Peripheral Nerve Stimulation

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Spinal cord and peripheral nerve stimulation is being used more frequently in chronic pain conditions. This chapter discusses the pathophysiology, indications, surgical procedure, risks and outcomes for patients who utilize these modalities for pain control.

Chapter.  1567 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology ; Pain Medicine

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