Peripheral Nerve Stimulation

  • Amgad S. Hanna


Peripheral nerve stimulation is an off-label use of spinal cord stimulators. It is used for intractable pain in a peripheral nerve distribution, refractory to medical management, especially with complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS ).


Lower Extremity Peripheral Nerve Medical Management Plastic Surgery Nerve Stimulation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Amgad S. Hanna
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  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryUniversity of WisconsinMadisonUSA

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