Management of spinal cord stimulators in patients with cardiac pacemakers

Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 1990 May;13(5):574-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8159.1990.tb02070.x.


We report a case of spinal cord stimulation (neurostimulation) as treatment for angina pectoris pain in a patient with a demand pacemaker. The precautions to avoid inhibition of the demand pacemaker by the neurostimulator are discussed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Angina Pectoris / physiopathology*
  • Electric Stimulation Therapy / instrumentation
  • Electric Stimulation Therapy / methods*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Pacemaker, Artificial*
  • Pain Management*
  • Spinal Cord / physiology*