Electrical stimulation of the nervous system.

Publication Information

Author(s): Shelden CH, Paul F, Jacques DB, Pudenz RH.
Journal: Surg Neurol
Volume, issue, pages: 4(1):127-132
Year: 1975
PubMed Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1080895

Study description

Patient selection

Demographic / prognostic factors

Pain location

Pain characteristics

Indications (trial/implant)

Failed back surgery syndrome: 3

Screening trial


System implantation

Number implanted: 27


Outcomes: pain

Excellent overall relief: 67%

Other beneficial outcomes

Biological complications

Device complications

Stimulation side effects

Cost effectiveness

Faculty and staff

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