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Troubleshooting and Problem Solving: The Nuances of the Epiducer

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Abstract

Background and Aims

The study shows placement of spinal cord stimulators using an Epiducer for placement of multiple cylindrical leads or single S-8 paddle leads. It also gives tips for problem-solving Epiducer use.

Objective

The study aims to suggest techniques that may help in solving commonly occurring difficulties with Epiducer use.

Design

This is a retrospective review.

Setting

These procedures were commonly performed in an outpatient surgery center or hospital setting.

Conclusion

Some problems with Epiducer placement may occur. But these problem-solving techniques may help in troubleshooting.

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