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nerve locator

; nerve stimulator portable electrical device used to locate larger nerve trunks (e.g. tibial nerve within popliteal fossa) and facilitate perineural infiltration of local anaesthetic solution during regional anaesthesia
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that produces implantable vagus nerve stimulators, Tak says.
This provided a modern nerve stimulator that permitted assessment of the various modalities which had been introduced since the introduction of earlier stimulators.
Most patients who have had a vagus nerve stimulator choose to continue therapy--that is about 71% choose to have their battery replaced rather than turning off or removing the device.
The number of adverse events may in-crease even more as vagus nerve stimulator (VNS) devices become more common among new populations of patients with seizure disorders, said Dr.
While the vagus nerve stimulator (VNS) can improve seizure control in many patients with difficult-to-control seizures, it is important to have realistic expectations, adds Dr.
The vagus nerve stimulator is a treatment option in patients for whom other less invasive treatments have failed.
The types include the spinal cord stimulator, deep brain stimulator, gastric electrical stimulator, vagus nerve stimulator and sacral nerve stimulator.
The Vagus Nerve Stimulator will be surgically implanted in Carey-Ann and it is hoped will reduce her dependency on medication and the frequency of seizures.
He ended up with a vagus nerve stimulator (VNS), which has worked well for us.
Tenders are invited for Contract Supply Medical Devices - Pulse, Peripheral Nerve Stimulator
The modification of the Touhy needle for nerve stimulator guided nerve blocks by Bhagwat et al (1) is appreciated, but there are a number of precautions that need to be highlighted.
Regarding seizure control, after trying over 30 medications, our 16-year-old daughter had a vagal nerve stimulator implanted.