What is Removal of Spinal Cord Stimulator?

Category: Surgeries

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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. An SCS may be removed if it becomes broken.

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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Removal of Spinal Cord Stimulator

Side effect Patients
Back pain 1
Stabbing headaches 1

Duration

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Less than 1 month 2
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Cost per month
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$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
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