Electro-acupuncture mapping – a novel technique to predict feasibility and outcome of peripheral nerve and subcutaneous nerve field stimulation in neuropathic pain syndromes

Christian Wille, Andrea Schmitz & Jan Vesper
Objective: Peripheral nerve stimulation (PNS) is known to deliver targeted relief of neuropathic pain in peripheral nerve disorders. All patients have to undergo invasive electrode placement and external test stimulation before feasibility and outcome become apparent. A minimally invasive test method[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]