Tag: IPG

Rechargeable Implanted Pulse Generators and Directional Leads for DBS: An Exercise in Ethics

Resident:  Regarding the use of non-rechargeable implanted pulse generators and directionally steerable leads, isn’t the situation one of “penny wise, pound (English equivalent of the dollar) foolish”? Attending:  That depends on who is spending the penny and who is spending the pound. Clinicians now have choices in the type of implanted pulse generator (IPG) and […]