Creating a pocket to place the permanent generator is an important part of the procedure. The placement of the pocket can have an impact on the overall outcome in several ways. The physician must pay careful attention to the body site for the implant, to the pocket size, to hemostasis, and to wound closure. If the clinician does a poor job with the pocket component of the procedure, the entire outcome of the procedure can hang in the balance.
KeywordsWound Closure Wound Dehiscence Spinal Cord Stimulation Blunt Dissection Tissue Trauma
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