Seminars in Neurosurgery 2004; 15(2/03): 151-175
DOI: 10.1055/s-2004-835705
Copyright © 2004 by Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc., 333 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001, USA.

Spinal Cord Stimulation for Chronic Pain Management

Giancarlo Barolat1 , Ashwini D. Sharan1
  • 1Department of Neurosurgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Publication Date:
25 October 2004 (online)

This article reviews the current knowledge and clinical applications of spinal cord stimulation for chronic pain management. It also covers basic neurophysiology, implantation techniques, indications, and complications.


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Giancarlo BarolatM.D. 

Department of Neurosurgery, Thomas Jefferson University

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