When you talk to your pain management physician about which SCS system is right for you, consider these questions and how they will impact your long term pain relief.
a. Paresthesia-free stimulation has been demonstrated to be safe and effective in patients who have been treated successfully with conventional, paresthesia-inducing stimulation for at least six months.
1. North, James MD. WHISPER: A Multicenter, Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial Evaluating Subperception SCS at ≤ 1.2 kHz. Presentation at North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS), Las Vegas, NV, January 11-14, 2018. N=702.
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Many clinical studies have been conducted on Spinal Cord Stimulation therapy. This is a list of the studies we reference on this site, along with links to help you find more information. Boston Scientific is not responsible for content on external websites.
North, James MD. WHISPER: A Multicenter, Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial Evaluating Subperception SCS at ≤ 1.2 kHz. Presentation at North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS), Las Vegas, NV, January 11-14, 2018. N=70
Elias Veizi, MD, PhD, et al. "Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) with Anatomically Guided (3D) Neutral Targeting Shows Superior Chronic Axial Low Back Pain Relief Compared to Traditional SCS—LUMINA Study" Pain Medicine 2017 Aug 1;18(8):1534-1548 N=213
Thomson, S.J., Kruglov, D. and Duarte, R.V. (2017) A Spinal Cord Stimulation Service Review From a Single Centre Using a Single Manufacturer Over a 7.5 Year Follow-Up Period. Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neutral Interface, 20: 589-599. doi:10.1111/ner.12587. N=321