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Theory and Mechanisms of Action of Neuroaugmentation

  • Octavio Calvillo
  • Gabor B. Racz
  • Carl Noe
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Abstract

Neuroaugmentation techniques are important complementary treatments for the management of chronic pain. Spinal cord stimulation is used to treat patients with chronic radiculitis, complex regional pain syndrome, and ischemic pain.

Keywords

Spinal cord stimulation Neuroaugmentation Neuropathic pain Ischemic pain Failed back syndrome 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiologyMethodist HospitalHoustonUSA
  2. 2.Department of AnesthesiologyTexas Tech University Health Sciences CenterLubbockUSA
  3. 3.Department of Anesthesiology and Pain ManagementUniversity of Texas Southwestern Medical CenterDallasUSA

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