What is RNS Implant Neurostimulator?

Category: Procedures


Generic name: Neurostimulator

The RNS™ System, designed for the treatment of medically refractory partial epilepsy, is a programmable, battery powered, microprocessor-controlled device that delivers a short train of electrical pulses to the brain through implanted leads.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 2
Mild 2
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with RNS Implant Neurostimulator

Side effect Patients
Cluster headaches 1
Electric shock sensations 1
Joint discomfort in hips 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 7
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 6
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 5
Not specified 2
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for RNS Implant Neurostimulator.