The advice from the following people is gratefully acknowledged
Professor Troels Staehelin Jensen, MD PhD DMSc
Danish Pain Research Center and Dept. of Neurology
Lone Nikolajsen, MD PhD DMSc
Danish Pain Research Center and Dept. of Anesthesiology
Bente Morre Christensen, RN
Danish Pain Research Center
Ioanna Milidou, MD PhD MSc
Perinatal Epidemiology Research Unit
Søren Paaske Johnsen, MD PhD
Dept. of Clinical Epidemiology - Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
Thomas Peter Enggaard, MD PhD
Dept. of Anesthesiology - Odense University Hospital, Denmark
Kari Mikael Sulkko, MD
Dept. of Neurosurgery - Seinäjoki Central Hospital, Finland
Philippe Mavrocordatos, MD
Clinique Cecil Lausanne, Switzerland
Mikkel Petersen, MD
Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
Matthias Winkelmüller, MD
NeurochirurgischeKlinik Hannover, Germany
Anne Lene Høst Knudsen, RN
Dept. of Neurosurgery - Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
Christophe Perruchoud, MD
Ensemble Hospitalier de la Côte (EHC), Switzerland
Dr. Meier has received research funding and lecture fees from St. Jude Medical and has been a paid consultant for BioLabs.
Prof. Sørensen has received lecture fees from St. Jude Medical and has been a paid consultant for BioLabs.
Representatives from all current manufacturers of Spinal Cord Stimulation equipment have been asked to provide details on their product portfolio and their information has formed the basis for the equipment lists within the database. All possible efforts have been made to ensure the validity of the information; any error is entirely unintentional and will be corrected upon notification of the author.
All equipment names are the trademarks of Advanced Neuromodulation Systems / St. Jude Medical, Boston Scientific, Medtronic, Nevro, and Spinal Modulation.
To avoid possible commercial bias, no company representatives had any influence in the design and construction of the database.