Experience of Right Leg Pain Control by Left Epidural Space Inserted Spinal Cord Stimulator -A case report-

Bum Jin Kim, Woo Yong Lee, Seung Hoon Woo, Ki Hyeok Hong
2005 The Korean Journal of Pain  
Spinal cord stimulation (SCS) was first attempted by Shearly et al for the relief of intractable pain. A spinal cord stimulator has traditionally been used for failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS) angina pectoris, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) and ischemic pain in the extremity. However, the complications associated with the use of a spinal cord stimulator, such as wound infection, hematoma, lead migration and device malfunction; make its long term application difficult. Here, our
more » ... nce of an interesting case, in which intractable right leg pain was controlled using a spinal cord stimulator placed in the left epidural space, is reported, with a review of the literature. (Korean J Pain 2005; 18: 214-217)
doi:10.3344/kjp.2005.18.2.214 fatcat:mlcow43oqjdsppqc4ninxwvrhe