Spinal Cord Stimulation Implantation: Percutaneous Implantation Techniques

Hardcover | June 17, 2009

byPaul Kreis, Scott Fishman

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Spinal cord stimulators (SCS) are implantable medical devices used to treat chronic pain of neurologic origin, such as sciatica, intractable back pain, and diabetic. The device generates an electric pulse near the spinal cord's dorsal surface, providing a parasthesia sensation that alters theperception of pain by the patient, and is typically used in conjunction with conventional medical management.

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Spinal cord stimulators (SCS) are implantable medical devices used to treat chronic pain of neurologic origin, such as sciatica, intractable back pain, and diabetic. The device generates an electric pulse near the spinal cord's dorsal surface, providing a parasthesia sensation that alters theperception of pain by the patient, and is ty...

Dr. Scott Fishman is the newly appointed chief of the division of pain medicine and associate professor of anesthesiology at the University of California, Davis. He was formerly medical director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Pain Center and assistant professor of anesthesiology and psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:168 pages, 11.1 × 8.5 × 0.71 inPublished:June 17, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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"The field of spinal cord stimulation has expanded tremendously in the last few decades and there is a vast sea of knowledge out there. Surprisingly, up until now, there has been no book that presents this information in a concise and practical way. There may be a thousand articles, but nosingle source. This book is the answer. It is a must read..." --Doody's, a 5-star review!