What is Neurostimulator?

Category: Procedures

Most popular types: Medtronic Neurostimulation Implantable Device RNS Implant Neurostimulator InterX Neurostimulation Device

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Neurostimulation delivers low voltage electrical stimulation to the spinal cord or targeted peripheral nerve to block the sensation of pain.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 10 10
Seizures (complex partial) 8 6
Pain in leg(s) 7 5
Chronic headache disorder 2 0
Overactive bladder 2 3
Pain in lower back 2 0

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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 4
Moderate 2
Mild 8
None 20

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Neurostimulator

Side effect Patients
Electric shock sensations 2
Bladder problems 1
Burning sensation at incision site 1
Buzzing vibration sensation 1
Cluster headaches 1
Joint discomfort in hips 1

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Dosages

Based on patients currently having Neurostimulator

Dosage Patients
daily 3
1 other daily 1
30 hr weekly 1
15 hr daily 1
24 hr daily 1
one time 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 30
Usually 1
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 4
Somewhat hard to take 3
A little hard to take 7
Not at all hard to take 20
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 2
$100-199 1
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 17
Not specified 14
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