Implantation d’un dispositif de stimulation du nerf vague : technique, indications, resultats, suivi des patients.

, par  Bertrand Godet, François Caire , popularité : 8%

XI. Conclusion.

L’implantation d’un stimulateur du nerf vague est une intervention simple. Il faut simplement veiller d’une part à ne pas abîmer le nerf vague lors de sa dissection et lors de la pose de l’électrode, d’autre part à respecter une asepsie rigoureuse afin de limiter le risque infectieux. Comme l’ensemble des techniques de neurochirurgie fonctionnelle, cette technique implique une collaboration harmonieuse entre neurologues et neurochirurgiens.

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