From the case: Vagal nerve stimulator


What is this device ?

Left vagal nerve ...
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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