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Current Pain and Headache Reports

, Volume 13, Issue 1, pp 1–2 | Cite as

Spinal cord stimulation compared with medical management for failed back surgery syndrome

  • Stephen D. Coleman
  • Sean Mackey
Clinical Trials Report

Keywords

Neuropathic Pain Oswestry Disability Index Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Spinal Cord Stimulation Screening Trial 
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  • Stephen D. Coleman
  • Sean Mackey

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