Published in Medicine and Law Weekly, September 16th, 2005
"Spinal epidural hematoma (SEH) following implantation of an epidural spinal cord electrode is a very rare complication but one that must not be overlooked," neurosurgeons in Italy noted.
A case described by A. Franzini and coauthors in the journal Acta Neurochirurgica is "unusual because of the almost 'holocord' extension of the hematoma and the excellent recovery obtained by prompt surgical treatment."
"A 69-year-old man with normal serum coagulation parameters was submitted to spinal cord stimulation (SCS)...
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