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       Vagus Nerve Stimulation, Vagal Nerve Stimulator, VNS Therapy, NeuroCybernetic Prosthesis (NCP) System, Neuromodulation System 

Vagus Nerve Stimulation, Vagal Nerve Stimulator, VNS Therapy, NeuroCybernetic Prosthesis (NCP) System (Cyberonics, Inc., Houston, TX) 

Important Note: Cyberonics, Inc.  received approval from the Food and Drug Administration for expansion of MRI use with VNS Therapy Systems. The expansion includes, the following:
-New MRI labeling: All cylindrical MRI scanners with magnetic field strengths of 3.0 and 1.5- Tesla.
-Previous MRI labeling: GE Signa 1.5-Tesla scanner, only.
-New MRI labeling: MR imaging of the head and extremities, including knees, using transmit/receive RF coils.
-Previous MRI labeling: Head imaging, only, using transmit/receive RF coil

Current MRI information for the Vagus Nerve Stimulator, VNS Therapy, NeuroCybernetic Prosthesis (NCP) System may be found by visiting http://www.cyberonics.com.

Important Note: Highly specific conditions must be followed in order to safety perform MRI in patients with the Vagus Nerve Stimulator, VNS Therapy, NeuroCybernetic Prosthesis (NCP) System.

[MR healthcare professionals are advised to contact the respective manufacturer in order to obtain the latest safety information to ensure patient safety relative to the use of an MR procedure.]

REFERENCE

www.cyberonics.com    

www.livanova.cyberonics.com

 

 

 



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