failed back surgery syndrome


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failed back surgery syndrome

Persistent or recurring low back pain (with or without sciatic symptoms) in patients who have undergone one or more surgeries on a lumbar disk.
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The Bonati Institute(SM), the center for the patented Bonati Procedures(SM) for advanced spinal surgery, today announced the undertaking of an outcome study employing a post-operative Oswestry Disability Index ("ODI") to measure self-reported functional status and pain in patients with Failed Back Surgery Syndrome (FBSS) who had subsequently undergone Bonati Procedures to correct problems associated with FBSS.
His spinal trauma led to extensive surgical reconstruction of his lumbar spine and sacrum, which in turn led to severe pain from failed back surgery syndrome and arachnoiditis.
In a retrospective cohort study of 43 patients with failed back surgery syndrome who underwent subsequent spinal column stimulation (SCS) surgery at least 2 years before the study began, 42% said their quality of life worsened or did not improve following SCS surgery, and 50% said they were dissatisfied with the SCS surgery results, said Dr.
The Spinal Cord Stimulator segment is further categorized by application into Chronic Pain, Failed Back Surgery Syndrome, Ischemic Pain and others.
This is the first large-scale study comparing the effectiveness of Medtronic's neurostimulation therapy with Specify 5-6-5 multicolumn surgical leads plus optimal medical management (OMM) to the administration of OMM alone in patients with failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS) and predominant low back pain.
These patients are sometimes diagnosed with failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS).
Available only at The Bonati Spine Institute, these gentle procedures have been performed successfully more than 40,000 times to treat conditions that include spinal stenosis, arthritis of the spine, herniated discs, bulging discs, whiplash, failed back surgery syndrome, and degenerative disc disease.
Over 40% of the patients seen at The Bonati Spine Institute suffer from Failed Back Surgery Syndrome from prior surgery performed at another medical facility.
These patients that suffer with pain from Failed Back Surgery Syndrome now have renewed hope with The Bonati Spine Procedures.
In a comprehensive review of more than 30 published studies, findings confirm the effectiveness of SCS as an early treatment option for failed back surgery syndrome patients.
That's why those who have suffered the physical and emotional pain of failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS) often turn to Dr.