chronic intractable pain

chronic intractable pain

Etymology: Gk, chronos, time; L, intractabilis + poena, penalty
persistent pain that fails to respond to nonnarcotic analgesics and other treatment measures.
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The Spinal Modulation system has provided substantial benefit to a number of my patients with chronic intractable pain that have not had adequate pain relief with other Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) systems.
Proceeds from the financing will be used to support further development of the company's next generation spinal cord stimulator system to treat patients suffering from chronic intractable pain.
Michael Onuscheck is president of the neuromodulation division at Boston Scientific Corporation, a worldwide developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices whose products are used in the treatment of chronic intractable pain.
Spinal cord stimulators like Eon are used to treat patients suffering with chronic intractable pain.
com) designs, develops, manufacturers and markets implantable systems used to manage chronic intractable pain and other disorders of the central nervous system.
Based on my clinical experience and research with peripheral nerve stimulation therapy to date, this technique seems to be a promising treatment option in the field of chronic intractable pain management.
Gozani intends to provide an update on the Company's business activities and on its diabetes products including NC-stat([R]) DPNCheck([TM]), a diagnostic test for systemic neuropathies such as diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN), and the SENSUS[TM] pain management device for relief of chronic intractable pain.
Despite all the advances in medicine, there is often not an effective solution for chronic intractable pain.
Genesis(R) and GenesisXP(TM) assist patients in the management of chronic intractable pain, including pain of the trunk and/or limbs, unilateral or bilateral pain associated with failed back surgery syndrome and intractable lower back and leg pain.
NYSE: MDT), have been used to treat chronic intractable pain syndrome in about 130,000 patients since the systems' commercial introduction in 1981.
Boston Scientific's Precision Plus SCS System is indicated as an aid in management of chronic intractable pain.
The SENSUS pain management device is a transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulator intended for the symptomatic relief and management of chronic intractable pain in the lower leg and foot.
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