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Cardiac Centre Clinics

Spinal Cord Stimulator


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


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


By arrangement


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


The Pain Clinic, Zone A, Department A17



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