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Human Studies

2020 Jun 15


Complications and Effects of Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation in the Treatment of Chronic Neuropathic Pain: A Nationwide Cohort Study in Denmark.


Horan M, Jacobsen A H, Scherer C, Rosenlund C, Gulisano H A, Søe M, Sørensen J C H, Meier K, Blichfeldt-Eckhardt M R
Neuromodulation. 2020 Jun 15.
PMID: 32539189.


Dorsal root ganglion (DRG) stimulation is a novel treatment of chronic neuropathic pain and has been shown to be efficacious across several case reports and randomized trials. However, long-term follow-up is limited, as are reports of complication rates. This study presents efficacy and complications for patients treated with DRG stimulation.