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.


Giancarlo Barolat, M.D. 

Department of Neurosurgery, Thomas Jefferson University

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