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2022 Jan 21


Applicability and Validity of an e-Health Tool for the Appropriate Referral and Selection of Patients With Chronic Pain for Spinal Cord Stimulation: Results From a European Retrospective Study.


Thomson S, Huygen F, Prangnell S, Baranidharan G, Belaïd H, Billet B, Eldabe S, De Carolis G, Demartini L, Gatzinsky K, Kallewaard J W, Paroli M, Winkelmüller M, Helsen N, Stoevelaar H
Neuromodulation. 2022 Jan 21.
PMID: 35088755.


To support rational decision-making on spinal cord stimulation (SCS), a European expert panel developed an educational e-health tool using the RAND/University of California at Los Angeles Appropriateness Method. This retrospective study aimed to determine the applicability and validity of the tool using data from patients for whom SCS had been considered.