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Pharmacological relief of neuropathic pain is often insufficient. Electrical neurostimulation is efficacious in chronic neuropathic pain and other neurological diseases.

Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) Mechanisms of Action
Timothy Lubenow, MD

High-frequency Stimulation for Lumbar & Cervicogenic Pain
B. Todd Sitzman, MD

Patient Selection, Safety & Infection Control
David Provenzano, MD

Additional Reading

  • Cruccu, G., Aziz, T. Z., Garcia‐Larrea, L., Hansson, P., Jensen, T. S., Lefaucheur, J. P., … & Taylor, R. S. (2007). EFNS guidelines on neurostimulation therapy for neuropathic pain. European Journal of Neurology, 14(9), 952-970.
  • Mekhail, N. A., Mathews, M., Nageeb, F., Guirguis, M., Mekhail, M. N., & Cheng, J. (2011). Retrospective review of 707 cases of spinal cord stimulation: indications and complications. Pain Practice, 11(2), 148-153.
  • Kapural, L., Yu, C., Doust, M. W., Gliner, B. E., Vallejo, R., Sitzman, B. T., … & Yang, T. (2016). Comparison of 10-kHz high-frequency and traditional low-frequency spinal cord stimulation for the treatment of chronic back and leg pain: 24-month results from a multicenter, randomized, controlled pivotal trial. Neurosurgery, 79(5), 667-677.


August 16, 2019
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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