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Relieving chronic pain with Spinal Cord Stimulation

Discover the benefits of Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) from some of the leading experts in the field of neurology, as they discuss how SCS helps relieve patients’ chronic pain and outline the critical role that referring neurologists play in initiating a timely treatment journey.


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Dr. Chirag Patel
Chirag Patel is a Consultant Neurosurgeon at the University Hospital of Wales, UK. He has been in neuromodulation for 16 years and is the lead Neurosurgeon for neuromodulation in Wales, covering a population of 2.4 million.

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Prof. Philippe Rigoard
Philippe Rigoard is a Professor of Neurosurgery at CHU de Poitiers near Bordeaux, France. He began working in neuromodulation 15 years ago and is now implanting SCS in around 250 patients each year.

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Dott.sa Laura Demartini
Laura Demartini is an anaesthesiologist working in a pain unit in Italy. She has been in pain management since 1995 and has spent the last 20 years helping patients to manage their chronic pain.

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Dr. Simon Thomson
Dr Simon Thompson is a Senior Consultant in pain medicine and neuromodulation at Mid and South Essex University Hospitals, in Essex, UK. He has been working there and helping patients with chronic pain since 1992.

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Dr. Georgios Matis
Georgios Matis is a Neurosurgeon working in the department of stereotactic and functional neurosurgery in Cologne, Germany. He has been working with patients who have chronic pain and spasticity for 8 years.

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Dr. Jan-Willem Kallewaard
Jan Willem Kallewaard is an anaesthesiologist and pain physician working in the Netherlands. He has been working with patients to help manage their pain since 2000 and has been using SCS since 2007.

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Prof. Jarek Maciaczyk
Jarek Maciaczyk is the Chief of the Functional and Stereotactic Neurosurgery department at the University of Bonn, Germany. He has more than 15 years’ experience in neuromodulation.


Achieving symptom relief with Deep Brain Stimulation

Learn more about deep brain stimulation (DBS) from leading neurologists, as they explain the potential benefits to patient quality of life and explore the importance of a well-informed referral network that helps ensure patients receive the treatment they need, when they need it.


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Prof. Jens Volkmann
Jens Volkmann is a Professor of Neurology at the University Hospital of Würzburg in Germany. He has been involved in DBS since the beginning.

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Dr. Harith Akram
Harith Akram is a fellowship-trained Functional Neurosurgeon at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (UCLH) and the Lister Hospital (HCA Healthcare) in London. He has been working in DBS for 10 years.

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Prof. Alfonso Fasano
Alfonso Fasano is a Professor of Neurology at the University of Toronto, Clinician Investigator at the Krembil Brain Institute and Staff Neurologist at Toronto Western Hospital and Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada.

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Prof. Stephan Charbardes
Stephan Chabardes is a Neurosurgeon and Head of the Department of Neurosurgery at the University Hospital Centre in Grenoble, France. He specialises in deep brain stimulation and functional neurosurgery.

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Dr. Ludvic Zrinzo
Ludvic Zrinzo is Head of the Functional Neurosurgey unit at UCL and a Consultant Neurosurgeon at The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in London. He has been working in DBS for more than 20 years.


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