Patients & Visitors

Cardiac Centre Clinics

Spinal Cord Stimulator

Who

Spinal cord stimulator patients are routinely followed up 4 weeks after implantation and either annually or bi-annually thereafter.

Who not

Potential candidates for spinal cord stimulators are identified by a Cardiology Consultant in conjunction with the Pain Clinic team led by Dr. Souter

What

Clinical assessment by Consultant Anaesthetist Dr. Souter. The stimulator generator is tested by a Cardiac Physiologist.

When

By arrangement

How

When patients are discharged from the ward after stimulator implantation, or leave a Stimulator Clinic, they are routinely given the next appointment by the Cardiac Physiologists

Where

The Pain Clinic, Zone A, Department A17


Preparation

None


back to top