Items tagged “devices”
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Medical devices in the abdomen and pelvis
Medical devices in the abdomen and pelvis are important to be recognized, just like medical devices of the chest. Often we ignore these devices, considering them to be incidental and non-pathological, however it is essential to be aware of potential complications. Gastrointestinal tubes stomac...
Phrenic nerve stimulation
Phrenic nerve stimulation is required when poor diaphragmatic function severely compromises respiratory function. Generators are usually placed in the chest wall and wires are tunneled either into the chest or neck, where the electrode tip is placed next to the phrenic nerve. Pacing therefore r...