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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