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Volume:10 Issue:1 Number:54 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #13087
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Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Improves Outcomes vs Sham for Failed Back Surgery Syndrome

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OrthoEvidence. Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Improves Outcomes vs Sham for Failed Back Surgery Syndrome. ACE Report. 2021;10(1):54. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/13087

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Effectiveness of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Patients With Failed Back Surgery Syndrome: A Double-Blind Randomized Placebo-Controlled Study

Pain Physician. 2021 Jan;24(1):E23-E30

Contributing Authors: C Bursali FU Özkan MY Kaysin N Dortcan I Aktas DG Külcü

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Twenty three patients with failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS) were randomized to undergo 2 weeks of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (r-TMS; n=20) or sham treatment (n=20). Outcomes of interest include the following: pain evaluated using the Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) (i.e. resting VAS, VAS during activity, VAS at night), neuropathic pain evaluated using the Douleur Neuropathique 4 Q...

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