Deep brain stimulator

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Patient Data

Age: 55
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

X-ray images show no pulmonary abnormalities. There is a DBS pulse generator project on the right. 

Case Discussion

These x-ray images demonstrate a implantable pulse generator (IPG) or neurostimulator used on Parkinson disease treatment that is placed on thoracic anterior wall. 

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Case Information

rID: 31634
Case created: 19th Oct 2014
Last edited: 8th Feb 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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