Advertisement

Spinal Cord Stimulation in Refractory Coronary Artery Disease: The Last Resort?

  • H. Theres
  • S. Eddicks
  • M. Schenk
  • K. Maier-Hauff
  • C. Spies
  • G. Baumann
Conference paper

Keywords

Angina Pectoris Spinal Cord Stimulation Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation Canadian Cardiovascular Society Refractory Angina 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    Campeau L (1976) Letter. Grading of angina pectoris. Circulation 54:522–523PubMedGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Brorsson B, Persson H, Landelius P et al (1998) Operation, ballongvidgning, medicinsk behandling. Statens beredning för utvärdering av medicinsk metodik, Stockholm, p 140Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Mannheimer C, Camici P, Chester MR et al (2002) The problem of chronic refractory angina. Report from the ESC Joint Study Group on the Treatment of Refractory Angina. Eur Heart J 23:355–370PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Mukherjee D, Bhatt DL, Roe MT et al (1999) Direct myocardial revascularization and angiogenesis — how many patients might be eligible? Am J Cardiol 84:598–600, A8PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Leschke M, Schoebel FC, Jax TW et al (1997) Konservative Therapieansätze bei terminaler koronarer Herzkrankheit. Chronisch-intermittierende Urokinasetherapie. Herz 22:262–271PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    Grauhan O, Krabatsch T, Lieback E et al (2001) Transmyocardial laser revascularization in ischemic cardiomyopathy. J Heart Lung Transplant 20:687–691PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. 7.
    Krabatsch T, Tambeur L, Lieback E (1998) Transmyocardial laser revascularization in the treatment of end-stage coronary artery disease. Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 4:64–71PubMedGoogle Scholar
  8. 8.
    Schneider J, Diegeler A, Krakor R et al (2001) Transmyocardial laser revascularization with the holmium:YAG laser: loss of symptomatic improvement after 2 years. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 19:164–169PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. 9.
    Masuda D, Nohara R, Hirai T et al (2001) Enhanced external counterpulsation improved myocardial perfusion and coronary flow reserve in patients with chronic stable angina; evaluation by (13)N-ammonia positron emission tomography. Eur Heart J 22:1451–1458PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. 10.
    Lanza GA, Sestito A, Sandric S et al (2001) Spinal cord stimulation in patients with refractory anginal pain and normal coronary arteries. Ital Heart J 2:25–30PubMedGoogle Scholar
  11. 11.
    Romano M, Brusa S, Grieco A et al (1998) Efficacy and safety of permanent cardiac DDD pacing with contemporaneous double spinal cord stimulation. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 21:465–467PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. 12.
    Romano M, Zucco F, Baldini MR et al (1993) Technical and clinical problems in patients with simultaneous implantation of a cardiac pacemaker and spinal cord stimulator. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 16:1639–1644PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  13. 13.
    Kim MC, Kini A, Sharma SK (2002) Refractory angina pectoris: mechanism and therapeutic options. J Am Coll Cardiol 39:923–934PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  14. 14.
    Latif OA, Nedeljkovic SS, Stevenson LW (2001) Spinal cord stimulation for chronic intractable angina pectoris: a unified theory on its mechanism. Clin Cardiol 24:533–541PubMedGoogle Scholar
  15. 15.
    Melzack R, Wall PD (1965) Pain mechanisms: a new theory. Science 150:971–979PubMedGoogle Scholar
  16. 16.
    Koester J (1981) Functional consequences of passive electrical properties of the neuron. In: Kandel ER, Schwartz HJ (eds) Principles of neural science. Edward Arnold, London, p 44Google Scholar
  17. 17.
    Schmidt RF (1971) Presynaptic inhibition in the vertebrate central nervous system. Ergeb Physiol 63:20–101PubMedGoogle Scholar
  18. 18.
    Cui JG, O’Connor WT, Ungerstedt U et al (1997) Spinal cord stimulation attenuates augmented dorsal horn release of excitatory amino acids in mononeuropathy via a GABAergic mechanism. Pain 73:87–95PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  19. 19.
    Eliasson T, Mannheimer C, Waagstein F et al (1998) Myocardial turnover of endogenous opioids and calcitonin-gene-related peptide in the human heart and the effects of spinal cord stimulation on pacing-induced angina pectoris. Cardiology 89:170–177PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  20. 20.
    Oldroyd KG, Harvey K, Gray CE et al (1992) Beta endorphin release in patients after spontaneous and provoked acute myocardial ischaemia. Br Heart J 67:230–235PubMedGoogle Scholar
  21. 21.
    Norrsell H, Eliasson T, Mannheimer C et al (1997) Effects of pacing-induced myocardial stress and spinal cord stimulation on whole body and cardiac norepinephrine spillover. Eur Heart J 18:1890–1896PubMedGoogle Scholar
  22. 22.
    Foreman RD (2000) Integration of viscerosomatic sensory input at the spinal level. Prog Brain Res 122:209–221PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  23. 23.
    Olgin JE, Takahashi T, Wilson E et al (2002) Effects of thoracic spinal cord stimulation on cardiac autonomic regulation of the sinus and atrioventricular nodes. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 13:475–481PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  24. 24.
    Augustinsson LE, Carlsson CA, Holm J et al (1985) Epidural electrical stimulation in severe limb ischemia. Pain relief, increassed blood flow, and a possible limbsaving effect. Ann Surg 202:104–110PubMedGoogle Scholar
  25. 25.
    Jacobs MJ, Jorning PJ, Beckers RC et al (1990) Foot salvage and improvement of microvascular blood flow as a result of epidural spinal cord electrical stimulation. J Vasc Surg 12:354–360PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  26. 26.
    Kumar K, Toth C, Nath RK et al (1997) Improvement of limb circulation in peripheral vascular disease using epidural spinal cord stimulation: a prospective study. J Neurosurg 86:662–669PubMedGoogle Scholar
  27. 27.
    Hautvast RW, Blanksma PK, DeJongste MJ et al (1996) Effect of spinal cord stimulation on myocardial blood flow assessed by positron emission tomography in patients with refractory angina pectoris.Am J Cardiol 77:462–467PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  28. 28.
    Jessurun GA, Tio RA, De Jongste MJ et al (1998) Coronary blood flow dynamics during transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for stable angina pectoris associated with severe narrowing of one major coronary artery. Am J Cardiol 82:921–926PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  29. 29.
    Mannheimer C, Eliasson T, Andersson B et al (1993) Effects of spinal cord stimulation in angina pectoris induced by pacing and possible mechanisms of action. BMJ 307:477–480PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  30. 30.
    Eliasson T, Augustinsson LE, Mannheimer C (1996) Spinal cord stimulation in severe angina pectoris — presentation of current studies, indications and clinical experience. Pain 65:169–179PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  31. 31.
    Andersen C (1997) Complications in spinal cord stimulation for treatment of angina pectoris. Differences in unipolar and multipolar percutaneous inserted electrodes. Acta Cardiol 52:325–333Google Scholar
  32. 32.
    Murphy DF, Giles KE (1987) Dorsal column stimulation for pain relief from intractable angina pectoris. Pain 28:365–368PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  33. 33.
    Harke H, Ladleif HU, Rethage B et al (1993) Epidurale Rückenmarkstimulation bei therapieresistenter Angina pectoris.Anaesthesist 42:557–563PubMedGoogle Scholar
  34. 34.
    Mannheimer C, Carlsson CA, Emanuelsson H et al (1985) The effects of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation in patients with severe angina pectoris. Circulation 71:308–316PubMedGoogle Scholar
  35. 35.
    TenVaarwerk IA, Jessurun GA, DeJongste MJ et al (1999) Clinical outcome of patients treated with spinal cord stimulation for therapeutically refractory angina pectoris. The Working Group on Neurocardiology. Heart 82:82–88PubMedGoogle Scholar
  36. 36.
    Mannheimer C, Eliasson T, Augustinsson LE et al (1998) Electrical stimulation versus coronary artery bypass surgery in severe angina pectoris: the ESBY study. Circulation 97:1157–1163PubMedGoogle Scholar
  37. 37.
    Andersen C, Hole P, Oxhoj H (1994) Does pain relief with spinal cord stimulation for angina conceal myocardial infarction? Br Heart J 71:419–421PubMedGoogle Scholar
  38. 38.
    Diedrichs H, Zobel C, Voth E et al (2001) Spinal cord stimulation for intractable angina pectoris — a controlled study. Eur Heart J 22:172Google Scholar
  39. 39.
    De Jongste MJ, Hautvast RW, Hillege HL et al (1994) Efficacy of spinal cord stimulation as adjuvant therapy for intractable angina pectoris: a prospective, randomized clinical study. Working Group on Neurocardiology. J Am Coll Cardiol 23:1592–1597PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  40. 40.
    Mannheimer C, Augustinsson LE, Carlsson CA et al (1988) Epidural spinal electrical stimulation in severe angina pectoris. Br Heart J 59:56–61PubMedGoogle Scholar
  41. 41.
    Eliasson T, Jern S, Augustinsson LE et al (1994) Safety aspects of spinal cord stimulation in severe angina pectoris. Coron Artery Dis 5:845–850PubMedGoogle Scholar
  42. 42.
    Murray S, Carson KG, Ewings PD et al (1999) Spinal cord stimulation significantly decreases the need for acute hospital admission for chest pain in patients with refractory angina pectoris. Heart 82:89–92PubMedGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Italia 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Theres
    • 1
  • S. Eddicks
    • 1
  • M. Schenk
    • 2
  • K. Maier-Hauff
    • 3
  • C. Spies
    • 2
  • G. Baumann
    • 1
  1. 1.Medizinische Klinik mit Schwerpunkt KardiologieAngiologie, Pneumologie, Universitätsklinikum Charité CampusMitte, Berlin
  2. 2.Klinik für Anästhesiologie und operative IntensivmedizinUniversitätsklinikum Charité CampusMitte, Berlin
  3. 3.Abteilung Neurochirurgie — Zentrum für NeuromodulationBundeswehrkrankenhausBerlinGermany

Personalised recommendations