Tag: NANS

Educational curriculum for spinal cord stimulation developed to fill “unmet need”

A spinal cord stimulation (SCS) training curriculum has been developed by a multidisciplinary taskforce of the North American Neuromodulation Society’s (NANS) education committee. It...

Sheep model helps guide investigation of analgesia tolerance and reversal during...

Having been honoured with the Best Basic Science Abstract Award at the North American Neuromodulation Society’s (NANS) 2020 annual meeting (23–26 January, Las Vegas,...
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New study finds high responder rates for ECAP-controlled, closed-loop spinal cord...

A randomised, double-blind trial finds ECAP-controlled closed-loop spinal cord stimulation (SCS) statistically superior for the treatment of chronic pain, compared to open-loop stimulation. At...
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News from NANS: 10kHz safe and effective for treating painful diabetic...

A multicentre study across 18 centres finds 10kHz safe and effective for the treatment of painful diabetic neuropathy. Sensory improvements were observed in many...

News from NANS: First long-term vagus nerve stimulation implant in mice

Data showing the effective use of a long-term vagus nerve implant in mice have been presented at the North American Neuromodulation Society’s (NANS) annual...
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Medtronic launches Efficio software to help clinicians efficiently manage targeted drug...

Medtronic announce the launch of Efficio, a cloud-based data management software for use with the SynchroMed II intrathecal drug delivery system, that will allow...

News from NANS: BurstDR stimulation reduces negative psychological effects associated with...

New quality of life and functional improvement data from both the BOLD and TRIUMP studies echo the benefits of the Proclaim XR neurostimulation system...

Pooled analysis finds dorsal root ganglion stimulation “safe and effective” for...

Dorsal root ganglion (DRG) stimulation is a safe and effective therapy for multiple chronic pain disorders, concludes a pooled analysis published in Neuromodulation. The...
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Novel differential-target multiplexed technique outperforms conventional SCS

Continuous differential-target multiplexed (DTM) spinal cord stimulation (SCS) provides better thermal and mechanically induced pain relief compared to high-rate and low-rate SCS, concluded Ricardo...
Researchers at Ohio State University, USA, say deep brain stimulation from a device similar to a cardiac pacemaker can slow the decline of problem-solving and decision-making skills in Alzheimer’s patients.

Evoke: The first RCT to measure spinal cord activations in response...

The protocol design for a multicentre, prospective, randomised, double-blind study comparing ECAP- (evoked compound action potential) controlled closed-looped with open-loop, fixed output spinal cord...

NANS responds to California DWC order to discontinue coverage of non-opioid...

The North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS) has issued a response to the California Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) order which adopts regulations to update the evidence-based...