Cervical spinal cord stimulation leading to increased cerebral blood flow enables new therapeutic options

Jin-Yul Lee, Reinhard Lorenz, Kunze Ekkehard & Ralf-Ingo Ernestus
Objective: Since its introduction in 1967, spinal cord stimulation (SCS) has been used worldwide for the treatment of chronic pain. The effect of cervical SCS leading to improved cerebral perfusion has mostly been shown in experimental settings. The aim of this preliminary study was to assess the hemodynamic[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]