Peripheral Nerve Stimulation

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Konstantin V. Slavin
Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers, 2011 - Medical - 223 pages
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In a rapidly growing field of neuromodulation against pain, this excellent publication presents a unique compilation of the latest theoretical and practical information for electrical stimulation of the peripheral nerves. Chapters cover the use of peripheral nerve stimulation in particular indications such as migraine, cluster headache, pain in Chiari malformation and fibromyalgia, as well as in specific body parts such as head and neck, trunk, and extremities. Furthermore, chapters on history, technical aspects, mechanism of action, terminology, complications and other important aspects of this pain-relieving modality give you a full overview of the field. Written by leading experts, this publication provides a comprehensive and updated summary of the currently available scientific information on peripheral nerve stimulation. All chapters contain original information making this book an invaluable reference for all who deal with the management of severe and chronic pain - including neurosurgeons and neurosurgical trainees, pain specialists and practitioners, anesthesiologists and neurologists.
 

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Contents

History of Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
1
Central Mechanisms of Peripheral NerveStimulation in Headache Disorders
16
Peripheral Nerve Stimulation for ChronicNeurogenic Pain
27
Percutaneous Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
41
Peripheral Nerve Stimulation for theTreatment of Truncal Pain
58
Peripheral Subcutaneous Stimulation forIntractable Abdominal Pain
70
Subcutaneous Occipital Region Stimulationfor Intractable Headache Syndromes
77
Surgical Leads
86
Peripheral Nerve Stimulation forFibromyalgia
133
Simultaneous Useof Spinal Cord and Peripheral Nerve FieldStimulation to Treat Low Back and Leg Pain
147
Stimulation of the Peripheral NervousSystem for the Painful Extremity
156
Technical Aspects and Application
171
Spinal Nerve Root Stimulation
180
Hardware and Complications
189
Definition
203
The Future of Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
210

Technical andSurgical Aspects of Implantation
96
Peripheral Neuromodulation for MigraineHeadache
109
Occipital Neuromodulation for RefractoryHeadache in the Chiari MalformationPopulation
118
Peripheral Nerve Stimulation in ChronicCluster Headache
126

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