Chronic pain management implant in Saskatoon man a first for Canada

CTV Saskatoon
Published Saturday, November 23, 2013

SASKATOON – A new technology to manage chronic pain was recently implanted in a man in Saskatoon – a first for Canada. The result was surprising.

“When we turned the stimulation on for him, his eyes lit up and he said “pains gone’,” said Dr. Ivar Mendez, head of surgery at the University of Saskatchewan’s College of Medicine.

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