FitNeS Vagus Nerve Stimulator for Epilepsy Launched by CerebralRx

by Savitha C Muppala on  June 16, 2011 at 10:59 PM Medical Gadgets
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CerebralRx , Israel has launched the FitNeS vagus nerve stimulation system in Europe.

This device can be used to treat epilepsy with partial onset seizures that cannot be controlled by pharmacological treatment.
 FitNeS Vagus Nerve Stimulator for Epilepsy Launched by CerebralRx
FitNeS Vagus Nerve Stimulator for Epilepsy Launched by CerebralRx

An implanted stimulator and stimulation lead connected to the left vagus nerve, make up the device.

FitNeS system is better than other vagus nerve stimulation systems as it uses lower currents, reduces nerve damage, and cuts current leakage through better cuff isolation.  



Source: Medindia

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