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2022 Aug

Br J Pain



Real world experience with minimally invasive wireless percutaneous neuromodulation in a tertiary care centre.


Pushparaj H, Chawla R, Bhargava D, Biswas S, Sharma ML
Br J Pain. 2022 Aug; 16(4):370-378.
PMID: 36032344.


Wireless percutaneous nerve stimulation (PNS) for chronic pain is rapidly evolving in the ever expanding neuromodulation paradigm. Safety and lower risks with a potential of long-term analgesia cannot be over emphasised especially with the ongoing opioid pandemic. PNS with an implanted pulse generator (IPG) has also been shown to provide good benefit, without often unpleasant widespread paraesthesia from conventional spinal cord stimulators.