New evidence that spinal cord stimulation is effective in FBSS.

Paul J. Christo et al. report in their study "Effectiveness of Spinal Cord Stimulation in Chronic Spinal Pain" that there is significant (Level I to II) evidence of the efficacy of spinal cord stimulation in lumbar FBSS; whereas, there is moderate (Level II to III) evidence for high frequency stimulation; there is limited evidence for adaptive stimulation and burst stimulation.

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About the author

JCHS (Dr. med., Ph.D.) is presently professoral Chair at the Head & Heart Centre at Aarhus University Hospital and Chairman of Danish Neuroscience Centre in addition to being Professor at the Department of Neurosurgery.

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