Palmitoylethanolamide in the Treatment of Failed Back Surgery Syndrome

  • Antonella Paladini, Giustino Varrassi, Giuseppe Bentivegna, Sandro Carletti, Alba Piroli, Stefano Coaccioli
  • Pain Research and Treatment, January 2017, Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • DOI: 10.1155/2017/1486010

Failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS) management

What is it about?

Low back pain is extremely frequent. Its surgical treatment can result in a worsening of the problem, evolving in a failed back surgery syndrome. Here a pharmacological help is proposed.

Why is it important?

Patients with failed back surgery syndrome result very difficult to treat. Frequently also the pharmacological therapy is scarcely efficacious. A potential help for their treatment is proposed in this paper


Professor Giustino Varrassi
Paolo Procacci Foundation

To help improving the pharmacological treatment of patients with FBSS

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The following have contributed to this page: Professor Giustino Varrassi and Alba Piroli