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Closed-Loop Stimulation More Effective for Chronic Back, Leg Pain

05:50 EST 15 Jan 2020 | Medscape

Closed-loop spinal cord stimulation produces greater reductions in pain and medication use in patients with chronic, intractable back and leg pain than does open-loop stimulation, a new randomized controlled trial shows.
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