Percutaneous implanted paddle lead for SCS – Technique and 3-year follow-up

Stefan Schu, Gregor Bara & Jan Vesper
Objective: Spinal cord stimulation (SCS) is an established method for treatment of chronic pain. Cylindrical type leads are implanted percutaneously. Paddle type leads require a much more invasive surgery, necessitating laminotomy or laminectomy for lead placement. Paddle type leads offer several advantages[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]