Peripheral Nerve Stimulation: Two Cases of Intractable Neuropathic Pain

Ezio Amorizzo, Gianni Colini-Baldeschi
2021 Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine  
Neuropathic pain can be caused by several pathologies affecting the nervous system. Peripheral neuralgias may be related to nerve entrapment, traumatic or iatrogenic events, and may also accompany many other diseases. Peripheral nerve stimulation is effective in treating many of these neuralgic syndromes. Case Presentation: We treated two patients suffering from chronic neuropathic pain of peripheral origin with the implantation of a Bioness (Valencia CA, USA) StimRouter® peripheral nerve
more » ... ipheral nerve stimulation system with follow-up visits at 1 - 3 - 6 - 12 months. Conclusions: PNS performed with the StimRouter® system, implanted percutaneously under ultrasound guidance, is safe and effective for patients.
doi:10.5812/aapm.113162 fatcat:i3l6izfcsfhsdmdiil6bvctvpm