Long term safety of sacral nerve modulation in medicare beneficiaries Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Electric Stimulation Therapy
  • Insurance Benefits
  • Lumbosacral Plexus
  • Medicare
  • Urinary Bladder
  • Urinary Bladder, Overactive

abstract

  • Urological, infectious, and bowel complication occurrences were low after SNS among Medicare beneficiaries with multiple comorbidities. There were infrequent serious complications like hemorrhage and stroke postoperatively. Although SNS appears safe in this high-risk population, a comprehensive registry will ensure continuous safety.

publication date

  • January 2015

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/nau.22618

PubMed ID

  • 25066920

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 659

end page

  • 63

volume

  • 34

number

  • 7