Spinal cord stimulator pulse generator

Case contributed by Dr Aneta Kecler - Pietrzyk

Presentation

Chronic left leg pain. Post failed surgical decompression of lumbar spine spondylosis. Spinal cord stimulator in situ.

Patient Data

Age: 45
Modality: X-ray

Spinal pulse generator placed subcutaneously in the right lumbar area. 

Case Discussion

Spinal cord stimulator pulse generator is placed in most cases either in lower abdominal/pelvic area anteriorly or lumbar/ gluteal area posteriorly.

 

Disclosure: I, Aneta Kecler - Pietrzyk , have no actual or potential ethical or financial conflict of interest in relation to this device. This case is not intended to be a personal endorsement or recommendation of this product.

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Case Information

rID: 52468
Case created: 8th Apr 2017
Last edited: 29th Apr 2017
System: Spine
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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