Neurostimulation for the Treatment of Chronic Pain - a volume in the new Interventional and Neuromodulatory Techniques for Pain Management series - presents state-of-the-art guidance on the full range of neuromodulation techniques performed today. Salim Hayek, MD, PhD and Robert Levy, MD, PhD offer expert advice on a variety of spinal cord, peripheral nerve, and peripheral nerve field stimulation procedures to treat chronic pain. Comprehensive, evidence-based coverage on selecting and performing these techniques - as well as weighing relative risks and complications - helps you ensure optimum outcomes. With access to the fully searchable text at www.expertconsult.com, you'll have the detailed visual assistance you need right at your fingertips.
- Understand the rationale and scientific evidence behind interventional and neuromodulatory techniques and master their execution.
- Optimize outcomes, reduce complications, and minimize risks by adhering to current, evidence-based practice guidelines.
- Apply the newest developments in motor cortex stimulation, deep brain stimulation, peripheral nerve stimulation, and spinal cord stimulation.
- Quickly find the information you need in a user-friendly format with strictly templated chapters supplemented with illustrative line drawings, images, and treatment algorithms.
- Access the fully searchable contents, plus bonus procedural videos, at expertconsult.com.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- History of Neurostimulation
- Mechanisms of Spinal Neuromodulation
- Medical Considerations in Spinal Cord Stimulation
- Patient Selection: Psychological Considerations
- Spinal Cord Stimulation: General Indications
- Spinal Cord Stimulation: Implantation Techniques
- Spinal Cord Stimulation: Parameter Selection and Equipment Choices
- Spinal Cord Stimulation as a Treatment of Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
- Neurostimulation in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
- Spinal Cord Stimulation for Peripheral Vascular Disease
- Spinal Cord Stimulation for Refractory Angina and Peripheral Vascular Disease
- Spinal Cord Stimulation for Visceral Abdominal Pain
- Nerve Root, Sacral and Pelvic Stimulation
- Emerging Indications and Other Applications of Spinal Cord Stimulation
- Complications of Spinal Cord Stimulation
- Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
- Peripheral Nerve Stimulation: Open Technique
- Peripheral Nerve Stimulation: Percutaneous Technique
- Occipital Neurostimulation
- Peripheral Subcutaneous Stimulation for intractable pain
- Motor Cortex Stimulation for Relief of Chronic Pain
- Deep Brain Stimulation
- Coding and Billing for Neurostimulation
- Cost-Effectiveness of Neurostimulation
- The Future of Neurostimulation
By Salim Hayek, MD, Chief, Division of Pain MedicineUniversity Hospitals Case Medical CenterAssociate Professor of AnesthesiologyCleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Case Western UniversityCleveland, OH; Robert Levy, MD, Professor of Neurological Surgery andAssociate Professor of PhysiologyFeinberg School of MedicineNorthwestern UniversityEvanston, IL and Timothy Deer, MD, President and CEO, The Center for Pain ReliefClinical Professor of Anesthesiology,West Virginia University School of MedicineCharleston, West Virginia