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Early findings suggest high-frequency spinal cord stimulation may relieve painful diabetic neuropathy


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Reuters Health - 01/10/2020 - High-frequency spinal cord stimulation (SCS) at 10 kHz appears to alleviate painful diabetic neuropathy in patients who don't respond well to medication, according to preliminary trial data. "I would recommend 10 kHz SCS for patients who continue to have significant pain despite the best available medical treatments," Dr. Erika Petersen of the University of Arkansas Medical Sciences, in Little Rock, who worked on the study, told Reuters Health by email. The findings are from the first three months of a two-year study. They were presented September 11 at the PAINWeek 2020 virtual conference. Dr. Petersen and her colleagues compared 103 patients randomized to conventional pain management with 113 who also received a spinal cord stimulator implant from Nevro Corp. At three months, 79% of those who underwent spinal stimulation met the primary endpoint of 50% or greater pain relief without exacerbating neurological deficits. By...


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