Dorsal column stimulation and its prospects.

Publication Information

Author(s): Pineda A.
Journal: Surg Neurol
Volume, issue, pages: 4(1):157-163
Year: 1975
PubMed Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1080901

Study description

Patient selection

Demographic / prognostic factors

Pain location

Pain characteristics

Indications (trial/implant)

Failed back surgery syndrome: 56

Screening trial

Stimulation

System implantation

Number implanted: 76

Outcomes

Outcomes: pain

Excellent overall relief: 43%

Other beneficial outcomes

Biological complications

Device complications

Stimulation side effects

Cost effectiveness

Faculty and staff

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