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2022 Jan




The Neurostimulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee (NACC): Recommendations for Surgical Technique for Spinal Cord Stimulation.


Deer TR, Russo MA, Grider JS, Pope J, Rigoard P, Hagedorn JM, Naidu R, Patterson DG, Wilson D, Lubenow TR, Buvanendran A, Sheth SJ, Abdallah R, Knezevic NN, Schu S, Nijhuis H, Mehta P, Vallejo R, Shah JM, Harned ME, et al.
Neuromodulation. 2022 Jan; 25(1):1-34.
PMID: 35041578.


The field of neurostimulation for the treatment of chronic pain is a rapidly developing area of medicine. Although neurostimulation therapies have advanced significantly as a result of technologic improvements, surgical planning, device placement, and postoperative care are of equal importance to optimize outcomes. This Neurostimulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee (NACC) project intends to provide evidence-based guidance for these often-overlooked areas of neurostimulation practice.