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Pain Management Helped By Implantation of MRI-safe Device

August 6, 2013

Neurosurgeons at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are among the first in the United States to successfully implant an MRI-safe spinal cord stimulator to help patients suffering from chronic back or limb pain. Neurosurgeons Dr. Ali Rezai and Dr. Milind Deogaonkar performed the surgery August 5, 2013 to help relieve intense foot pain due to a peripheral neuropathy in a 78-year-old patient.

Credit: The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center