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2022 Jun 27

Eur J Pain

Short and long term effects of conventional spinal cord stimulation on chronic pain and health perceptions: a longitudinal controlled trial.


The effectiveness and long-term outcomes of Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) are not fully established, especially considering that data from patients who withdrew from the trial are rarely analyzed, which may lead to overestimation of SCS efficacy. We evaluated short and long-term effects of SCS on chronic pain and perceived health, beyond natural variability in these outcomes.