Thesis topic proposal
Spinal cord stimulation for chronic pain


Institute: University of Pécs
clinical medicine
Doctoral School of Clinical Neurosciences

Thesis supervisor: István Balás
Location of studies (in Hungarian): PTE ÁOK Pécs, Szigeti u. 12.
Abbreviation of location of studies: ÁOK

Description of the research topic:

Failed back surgery syndrome, complex regional pain syndrome, angina, peripherial vascular disease related pain are the most frequent refractory pain syndromes. These disorders can be treated by both pharmacological and neurosurgical procedures. In this topic we would like to focus on the evaluation of the pathomechanism, efficacy and safety of spinal cord stimulation in chronic pain syndromes.
Main topics to be investigated:
functional imaging
effect of stimulation parameters on pain relief
safety, and efficacy related of spinal cord stimulation for chronic pain

Number of students who can be accepted: 1

Deadline for application: 2023-05-19

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