Stimulators, Electrical, Neuromuscular, Gait, Implantable
Definition : Gait neuromuscular stimulators implanted in one or both of the lower extremities of the patient. These stimulators usually consist of an implanted receiver, with electrodes placed around a nerve and an external transmitter for sending the stimulating pulses transcutaneously to the implanted receiver. The external transmitter is typically activated by a switch in the heel of the patient's shoe.
Entry Terms : "Stimulators, Electrical, Peroneal"
UMDC code : 18478