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    Failed Interstim Therapy
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    grams5 posted:
    I am very discouraged. The trial went perfect so then I had the permanent Medtronics device placed in Feb. 2013. I was thrilled! Within 6 weeks it stopped working. No-one gets back to me! They are waiting to see what the urologist wants to do either remove it or move to the other side. The rep. has tried on 2 occassions to recalibrate it. They wonder if leads have moved? It also causes me miserable backache. NOT looking fwd. to that procedure again but I need help! When I call the Medtronics rep. her mailbox is full so now I've tried emailing her. If I call the urologist they don't know who I'm talking about when I ask about the Medtronics rep. I still owe out of pocket $4K for this that does NOT work. Wish me luck!
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    wolfmagick3 responded:
    I am also discouraged. My device only lasted 6 weeks also. Have you found anything that has helped you?


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