Ten-year follow-up of dorsal column stimulation.

Publication Information

Author(s): Erickson DL, Long DM.
Journal: In: Bonica JJ (ed.) Advances in Pain Research and Therapy Vol. 5
Volume, issue, pages: pp. 583-589
Year: 1983

Study description

Follow-up duration: < or = 10 years
Third-party follow-up: yes (60)

Patient selection

Demographic / prognostic factors

Pain location

Pain characteristics

Indications (trial/implant)

Screening trial

Number patients who underwent trial: 10

Stimulation

System implantation

Number implanted: 70

Outcomes

Outcomes: pain

Excellent overall relief: 15 to 20%

Other beneficial outcomes

Biological complications

Device complications

Stimulation side effects

Cost effectiveness

Faculty and staff

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