What is Spinal Cord Stimulator Revision?

Category: Surgeries

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Generic name: Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation

A spinal cord stimulator (SCS), also known as a dorsal column stimulator, is a device surgically placed under your skin to send a mild electric current to your spinal cord. Revisions are surgeries to remove the old implants and replace them with new components.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Complex regional pain syndrome type I 2 3
Pain 2 1
Complex regional pain syndrome type II 1 1
Multiple sclerosis 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
1
Mild
1
None
2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Spinal Cord Stimulator Revision

Side effect Patients
Numbness and tingling 1
Pain 1
Pain in mid-back 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently having Spinal Cord Stimulator Revision

Dosage Patients
daily 1
one time 1

Duration

Currently having Spinal Cord Stimulator Revision

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped having Spinal Cord Stimulator Revision

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
2 - 5 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Spinal Cord Stimulator Revision.