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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-05-21T18:19:10-0400
When patients suffer from chronic pain after multiple back surgeries, this is denominated as the 'failed back surgery syndrome'. A possible treatment for these patients is spinal cord stim...
The purpose of this trial is to determine the efficacy of spinal cord stimulation to produce an effective cough in patients with spinal cord injuries.
This is a prospective, single-arm, multi-center study evaluating the efficacy of spinal cord stimulation (SCS) therapy for pain relief using high dose (HD) stimulation parameters delivered...
The purpose of the study is to test the effects of intradural, spinal cord stimulation using a device placed in the same manner as a lumbar drain performed during a standard epidural spina...
A BIOTRONIK wearable stimulator will be utilized in order to investigate the effects of two study spinal cord stimulation (SCS) therapies on subject reported pain and paresthesia perceptio...
Compression of Thoracic Spinal Cord with Decreased Cerebrospinal Fluid Space Following Implantation of Paddle Lead Spinal Cord Stimulation at T9: A 3-dimensional Myelographic Computed Tomography Study.
To investigate the extent of spinal cord compression and CSF space following T9 paddle lead spinal cord stimulation (SCS) using three-dimensional myelographic CT scans.
Spinal cord stimulation has been proven highly effective in the treatment of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS). The definitive implantation of a neurostimulator is usually preceded by a therapeuti...
Electrical stimulation of the spinal cord is commonly used to treat neuropathic pain. However, epidural space adhesion caused by previous surgery may interfere with precise electrical lead placement. ...
Chronic pain causes a significant burden to the US health care system, is difficult to treat, and remains a significant contributor to increased opioid use in the United States. Spinal cord stimulatio...
Spinal cord injury in the cervical spine is commonly accompanied by cord compression and urgent surgical decompression may improve neurological recovery. However, the extent of spinal cord compression...
Application of electric current to the spine for treatment of a variety of conditions involving innervation from the spinal cord.
Pathologic conditions which feature SPINAL CORD damage or dysfunction, including disorders involving the meninges and perimeningeal spaces surrounding the spinal cord. Traumatic injuries, vascular diseases, infections, and inflammatory/autoimmune processes may affect the spinal cord.
Reduced blood flow to the spinal cord which is supplied by the anterior spinal artery and the paired posterior spinal arteries. This condition may be associated with ARTERIOSCLEROSIS, trauma, emboli, diseases of the aorta, and other disorders. Prolonged ischemia may lead to INFARCTION of spinal cord tissue.
Repair of the damaged neuron function after SPINAL CORD INJURY or SPINAL CORD DISEASES.
Pathological processes involving any of the BLOOD VESSELS feeding the SPINAL CORD, such as the anterior and paired posterior spinal arteries or their many branches. Disease processes may include ATHEROSCLEROSIS; EMBOLISM; and ARTERIOVENOUS MALFORMATIONS leading to ISCHEMIA or HEMORRHAGE into the spinal cord (hematomyelia).