Tag: spinal cord stimulator

spinal cord stimulation patient access

Current gaps and barriers in patient access to spinal cord stimulation

Maricela Schnur (St Luke’s Hospital, Duluth, USA) highlights a handful of socioeconomic disparities, racial differences, and psychological and psychiatric factors, that currently present difficulties...
scs surgical infection

Antibiotic envelopes appear safe and effective in decreasing SCS surgical site...

Antibiotic impregnated envelopes appear to be a safe and effective modality for decreasing surgical site infection risks in spinal cord stimulation (SCS) implantation, according...

Placebo-controlled RCTs of spinal cord stimulation are on the rise, but...

Important methodological aspects of clinical trials of spinal cord stimulation (SCS) using a placebo are consistently being poorly reported, says a recent systematic review....

Flexible battery could revolutionise implanted devices

Experts at Queen’s University Belfast, Belfast, UK, have designed a flexible battery that could provide an alternative to the rigid batteries that usually power...