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Do adaptors shorten the battery life of non-rechargeable generators for deep brain stimulation?

08:00 EDT 8th April 2019 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Do adaptors shorten the battery life of non-rechargeable generators for deep brain stimulation?"

Generators implanted for DBS have to be replaced after several years. If a Kinetra generator is replaced by the Activa-PC an adaptor will be required to attach it to the original extension cables. Based on our clinical impression that the battery life of the Active-PC® generator was shorter when an adaptor was used, we performed this retrospective study.

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Name: World neurosurgery
ISSN: 1878-8769
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