Richard B North

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Spinal cord stimulation electrode design: prospective, randomized, controlled trial comparing percutaneous and laminectomy electrodes-part I: technical outcomes
    Richard B North
    Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 7713, USA
    Neurosurgery 51:381-9; discussion 389-90. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Spinal cord stimulation for axial low back pain: a prospective, controlled trial comparing dual with single percutaneous electrodes
    Richard B North
    Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 7881, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1412-8. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevention of percutaneous electrode migration in spinal cord stimulation by a modification of the standard implantation technique
    Violette M Renard
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 7713, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 4:300-3. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Spinal cord stimulation versus reoperation for failed back surgery syndrome: a cost effectiveness and cost utility analysis based on a randomized, controlled trial
    Richard B North
    Department of Neurosurgery, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Neurosurgery 61:361-8; discussion 368-9. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Spinal cord stimulation for chronic pain of spinal origin: a valuable long-term solution
    Richard B North
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:2584-91; discussion 2592. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Spinal cord stimulation versus repeated lumbosacral spine surgery for chronic pain: a randomized, controlled trial
    Richard B North
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 7881, USA
    Neurosurgery 56:98-106; discussion 106-7. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of spinal metastases: analysis of prognostic factors during a 10-year experience
    Richard B North
    Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 7881, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 2:564-73. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Spinal cord stimulation electrode design: a prospective, randomized, controlled trial comparing percutaneous with laminectomy electrodes: part II-clinical outcomes
    Richard B North
    Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 7881, USA
    Neurosurgery 57:990-6; discussion 990-6. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Spinal cord stimulation versus re-operation in patients with failed back surgery syndrome: an international multicenter randomized controlled trial (EVIDENCE study)
    Richard B North
    Berman Brain and Spine Institute and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine ret, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Neuromodulation 14:330-5; discussion 335-6. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Neurostimulation for pain of spinal origin
    Richard B North
    Department of Neurosurgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Clin Neurosurg 53:272-8. 2006

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Spinal cord stimulation electrode design: prospective, randomized, controlled trial comparing percutaneous and laminectomy electrodes-part I: technical outcomes
    Richard B North
    Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 7713, USA
    Neurosurgery 51:381-9; discussion 389-90. 2002
    ..Contemporary electrodes can be placed percutaneously in some cases and require a limited laminectomy in other cases...
  2. ncbi request reprint Spinal cord stimulation for axial low back pain: a prospective, controlled trial comparing dual with single percutaneous electrodes
    Richard B North
    Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 7881, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1412-8. 2005
    ..A prospective, controlled, clinical trial comparing single and dual percutaneous electrodes in the treatment of axial low back pain from failed back surgery syndrome...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevention of percutaneous electrode migration in spinal cord stimulation by a modification of the standard implantation technique
    Violette M Renard
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 7713, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 4:300-3. 2006
    ..Percutaneous spinal cord stimulation (SCS) electrodes are prone to migration even after scar tissue encapsulation. The authors devised a simple technique to eliminate longitudinal migration...
  4. ncbi request reprint Spinal cord stimulation versus reoperation for failed back surgery syndrome: a cost effectiveness and cost utility analysis based on a randomized, controlled trial
    Richard B North
    Department of Neurosurgery, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Neurosurgery 61:361-8; discussion 368-9. 2007
    ..We analyzed the cost-effectiveness and cost-utility of treating failed back-surgery syndrome using spinal cord stimulation (SCS) versus reoperation...
  5. ncbi request reprint Spinal cord stimulation for chronic pain of spinal origin: a valuable long-term solution
    Richard B North
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:2584-91; discussion 2592. 2002
    ..A literature review was conducted...
  6. ncbi request reprint Spinal cord stimulation versus repeated lumbosacral spine surgery for chronic pain: a randomized, controlled trial
    Richard B North
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 7881, USA
    Neurosurgery 56:98-106; discussion 106-7. 2005
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of spinal metastases: analysis of prognostic factors during a 10-year experience
    Richard B North
    Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 7881, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 2:564-73. 2005
    ..The authors sought to identify such prognostic factors for neurological outcome and life expectancy in patients with spinal metastases...
  8. ncbi request reprint Spinal cord stimulation electrode design: a prospective, randomized, controlled trial comparing percutaneous with laminectomy electrodes: part II-clinical outcomes
    Richard B North
    Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 7881, USA
    Neurosurgery 57:990-6; discussion 990-6. 2005
    ..Our prospective, randomized, controlled trial compares clinical results in these same patients...
  9. doi request reprint Spinal cord stimulation versus re-operation in patients with failed back surgery syndrome: an international multicenter randomized controlled trial (EVIDENCE study)
    Richard B North
    Berman Brain and Spine Institute and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine ret, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Neuromodulation 14:330-5; discussion 335-6. 2011
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Neurostimulation for pain of spinal origin
    Richard B North
    Department of Neurosurgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Clin Neurosurg 53:272-8. 2006
  11. ncbi request reprint Automated, patient-interactive, spinal cord stimulator adjustment: a randomized controlled trial
    Richard B North
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 7713, USA
    Neurosurgery 52:572-80; discussion 579-80. 2003
    ..The objective of maximizing coverage should be met while using practitioners' time efficiently...
  12. doi request reprint Spinal cord stimulation paresthesia and activity of primary afferents
    Richard B North
    Sandra and Malcolm Berman Brain and Spine Institute, Baltimore, Maryland 21209, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 17:363-6. 2012
    ..This report thus confirms a physiological basis for unusual paresthesia distribution associated with thoracic SCS...
  13. doi request reprint Dysphagia and neuropathic facial pain treated with motor cortex stimulation: case report
    William S Anderson
    Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Neurosurgery 65:E626; discussion E626. 2009
    ..After failing medical and surgical decompressive treatments, the patient underwent implantation of a motor cortex stimulation (MCS) system...
  14. doi request reprint Automated vs. Manual Spinal Cord Stimulator Adjustment: A Sensitivity Analysis of Lifetime Cost Data From a Randomized Controlled Trial
    Alexander A Khalessi
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Exeter, UK Stimsoft Inc, 1000 Century Plaza, Suite 313, 10630 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia, MD, USA and Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Neuromodulation 11:182-6. 2008
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Spinal cord stimulation versus conventional medical management for neuropathic pain: a multicentre randomised controlled trial in patients with failed back surgery syndrome
    Krishna Kumar
    Department of Neurosurgery, Regina General Hospital, 1440 14th Avenue, Regina, Sask, Canada
    Pain 132:179-88. 2007
    ..In selected patients with FBSS, SCS provides better pain relief and improves health-related quality of life and functional capacity compared with CMM alone...
  16. doi request reprint Response to: "Spinal cord stimulation: stimulating questions"
    Richard B North
    Pain 135:209-10; author reply 210-11. 2008