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Effect of Spinal Cord Burst Stimulation in Patients with Chronic Radicular Pain After Lumbar Surgery

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November 2022

Effect of Spinal Cord Burst Stimulation in Patients with Chronic Radicular Pain After Lumbar Surgery

Vol: 302| Issue: 3| Number:7| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Effect of Spinal Cord Burst Stimulation vs Placebo Stimulation on Disability in Patients With Chronic Radicular Pain After Lumbar Spine Surgery: A Randomized Clinical Trial

JAMA . 2022 Oct 18;328(15):1506-1514.

Contributing Authors:
S Hara H Andresen O Solheim SM Carlsen T Sundstrom G Lonne VV Lonne K Taraldsen EA Tronvik LR Oie AM Gulati LM Sagberg AS Jakola TK Solberg OP Nygaard OO Salvesen S Gulati

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Synopsis

Fifty patients with chronic radicular pain after lumbar spinal surgery were included in this crossover randomized trial; they received 4 three-month periods of intervention: two 3 month periods of spinal cord burst stimulation, and two 3 month periods of placebo stimulation (stimulators were switched off). The closely-spaced, high-frequency stimulus was delivered through an implanted pulse generat...

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