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Spinal Cord Stimulation: Uses and Applications

  • Stanley Golovac
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Abstract

Therapeutic electrical stimulation of the nervous system has developed enormously over the last 40 or so years, from the work that was performed by Shealy et al.1 to the point where tens of thousands of units have been implanted every year, and yet one of the biggest criticisms is that there is a lack of high quality evidence of its efficacy.

Keywords

Epidural Space Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Interstitial Cystitis Spinal Cord Stimulation PostHerpetic Neuralgia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stanley Golovac
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  1. 1.Space Coast Pain InstituteMerritt IslandUSA

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