Recurrent rejection of a spinal cord stimulation system.
Department of Surgery, Maastricht University Hospital, The Netherlands.Contact Dermatitis (Impact Factor: 3.62). 06/2000; 42(5):304-5.
Neuromodulation 03/2013; DOI:10.1111/ner.12049 · 1.79 Impact Factor
Article: W.C.B. Evidence Based Practice Group
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ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: Expanded polytetrafluoroethylene sheets have been successfully used as a biologic barrier in the treatment of pacemaker contact dermatitis. TECHNIQUE: In this report, we describe two patients with contact dermatitis related to the implantable pulse generator of a spinal cord stimulator who were treated with expanded polytetrafluoroethylene as a barrier. RESULTS: Resolution of the dermatitis was achieved in both cases. CONCLUSIONS: This technique is an effective way of treating contact dermatitis related to implantable pulse generators, without the need for explantation of the neuromodulation system.Neuromodulation 12/2012; DOI:10.1111/ner.12001 · 1.79 Impact Factor
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