From the case: Vagal nerve stimulator
What is this device ?
Left vagal nerve stimulator.
Modality: X-ray (Frontal)
- “ Indication for this device are uncontrollable seizures on multiple medications, severe depression. Always placed on one side, the left vagal nerve. ”
Used in the following article:
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- Medical devices in the neck - “ Medical devices in the neck are regularly observed by radiologists on plain film and CT reporting. They include devices which pass through the nec...”