What is Battery replacement for DBS?

Category: Surgeries

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Battery replacement for DBS system is a surgical procedure. The DBS leads and extensions can typically stay in place and be reconnected to the new neurostimulator(s). In some cases a pocket adapter may be required. On average, the battery (or batteries) should last 2 to 5 years.

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2 - 5 years 1
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