A Study to Determine the Effectiveness of Spinal Cord Stimulation for the Treatment of Refractory Angina Pectoris


  • Study type

  • Study IDs

  • Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:

    • Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
    • Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
    • Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.
  • Site IRB
    • Rochester, Minnesota: 18-009764
    Sponsor Protocol Number: 18-009764

About this study

The purpose of this study is to perform an in-depth review of pre-operative considerations and indications for spinal cord stimulation (SCS) for refractory angina pectoris (RAP), intraoperative findings, and postoperative reports of any adverse events and (secondarily) patient reports of effectiveness with this therapy.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

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Inclusion Criteria:

  • All Mayo Clinic-Rochester patients who have undergone spinal cord stimulation for chest pain, chest tightness, or angina between January 1, 2003 and September 11, 2018.

Exclusion Criteria: 

  • Any children, prisoners, adults lacking capacity to consent, or patients who have declined research authorization.

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

William Mauck, M.D.

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Contact information:

William Mauck M.D.



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