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," Pain Practice, vol.
Spinal cord stimulation versus reoperation for failed back surgery syndrome
: a cost effectiveness and cost utility analysis based on a randomized, controlled trial.
(22,29) In a prospective open-label study evaluating combination IT therapy in patients with failed back surgery syndrome
, 73% reported subjective ratings of good or excellent at 2-year follow-up.
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," Pain Medicine, vol.
stimulation for patients for failed back surgery syndrome
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
The device can be used to manage many types of chronic pain such as trunk and/or limb pain, unilateral or bilateral pain associated with failed back surgery syndrome
, and low back and leg pain.
The market is further segmented based on indications of usage into Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
, Conditional Regional pain syndrome, Eschemia, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimers, Urinary Incontinence, Faecal Incontinenece, Epilepsy, Gastroparesis and others.
(7.) Chan CW, Peng P Failed back surgery syndrome
. Pain Med 2011;12:577-606.
Medtronic recently initiated the Subqstim I post-market study in Europe, Israel, Australia and Canada to evaluate the effectiveness of PNS plus optimal medical management (OMM) for low back pain, compared to OMM alone in patients with failed back surgery syndrome
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.
A/CONSIDER IT FOR PATIENTS WITH FAILED BACK SURGERY SYNDROME
. These patients can gain more pain relief from spinal cord stimulation (SCS) than from reoperation (strength of recommendation [SOR]: A, 2 randomized controlled trials [RCTs]).