Neurostimulation for the Treatment of Chronic Pain

1st Edition

Volume 1: A Volume in the Interventional and Neuromodulatory Techniques for Pain Management Series; Expert Consult Premium Edition -- Enhanced Online Features and Print


  • Salim Hayek
  • Robert Levy
  • Timothy Deer
  • Key Features

    • Understand the rationale and scientific evidence behind interventional and neuromodulatory techniques and master their execution.
    • Optimize outcomes, reduce complications, and minimize risks by adhering to current, evidence-based practice guidelines.
    • Apply the newest developments in motor cortex stimulation, deep brain stimulation, peripheral nerve stimulation, and spinal cord stimulation.
    • Quickly find the information you need in a user-friendly format with strictly templated chapters supplemented with illustrative line drawings, images, and treatment algorithms.
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    Table of Contents

    1. History of Neurostimulation

    2 Mechanisms of Spinal Neuromodulation

    3 Medical Considerations in Spinal Cord Stimulation

    4 Patient Selection: Psychological Considerations

    5 Spinal Cord Stimulation: General Indications

    6 Spinal Cord Stimulation: Implantation Techniques

    7 Spinal Cord Stimulation: Parameter Selection and Equipment Choices

    8 Spinal Cord Stimulation as a Treatment of Failed Back Surgery Syndrome

    9 Neurostimulation in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

    10 Spinal Cord Stimulation for Peripheral Vascular Disease

    11 Spinal Cord Stimulation for Refractory Angina and Peripheral Vascular Disease

    12 Spinal Cord Stimulation for Visceral Abdominal Pain

    13 Nerve Root, Sacral and Pelvic Stimulation

    14 Emerging Indications and Other Applications of Spinal Cord Stimulation

    15 Complications of Spinal Cord Stimulation

    16 Peripheral Nerve Stimulation

    17 Peripheral Nerve Stimulation: Open Technique

    18 Peripheral Nerve Stimulation: Percutaneous Technique

    19 Occipital Neurostimulation

    20 Peripheral Subcutaneous Stimulation for intractable pain

    21 Motor Cortex Stimulation for Relief of Chronic Pain

    22 Deep Brain Stimulation

    23 Coding and Billing for Neurostimulation

    24 Cost-Effectiveness of Neurostimulation

    25 The Future of Neurostimulation


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