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2023 Dec 26

Curr Pain Headache Rep


Cervical Spinal Cord Stimulation: A Review.


Krog L, Maloney J, Pew S, Adeleye O, Johnson B, Glenn B, Gill B, Tieppo Francio V, Pagan-Rosado R, Whitney M, Sinha N, Strand N


This literature review critically examines existing studies on cervical spinal cord stimulation (cSCS) for the treatment of chronic pain. The objective is to evaluate the current evidence, identify knowledge gaps, and collate data to inform clinical decision-making and suggest future research avenues. The review covers indications, contraindications, surgical and anesthetic approaches, trials, efficacy, and complications of cSCS.