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Long, "Failed back surgery syndrome," Neurosurgery Clinics of North America, vol.
A retrospective study in which patients with malignant pain and those with failed back surgery syndrome had bupivacaine added to their IT opioid solution found that the combination led to lower pain scores and a 23% reduction in opioid dosage.
Gazzeri, "Treatment of the failed back surgery syndrome due to lumbo-sacral epidural fibrosis," Acta Neurochirurgica.
for chronic back and leg pain and failed back surgery syndrome: A
Prospective studies have found the successful use of this modality in patients suffering from failed back surgery syndrome, diabetic neuropathy, complex regional pain syndrome, cervical and lumbar radiculopathy, post herpetic neuralgia, trigeminal neuralgia, ischemic limb pain, and intractable angina.
Failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS) is defined as failure to relieve lower back pain symptoms following surgery.
Jeff was classified as having failed back surgery syndrome. He eventually was medically discharged from the Navy.
Bedder is considered an expert in spinal cord stimulation for failed back surgery syndrome and CRPS, along with drug-infusion devices for cancer pain and spinal cordinjured patients.
Among specific topics are psychosocial factors and surgical outcomes, postoperative scoliosis, imaging the failed spine, patient selection for surgery, physical therapy, a treatment algorithm for the failed back surgery syndrome, and costs and effects of radiofrequency techniques integrated into a multidisciplinary approach to low back pain.
Study participants had an average age of 54 years, and most had undergone three or more back surgeries before being diagnosed with failed back surgery syndrome and undergoing SCS surgery.