Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS): Pulse Generator Placement
Strip recording of electrical interference
Battery Placement Illustration
The pulse generator is the battery which sends the stimulation to the microelectrode in the brain. It is placed under the collar bone, usually on the right side. The extension wires from the electrode are tunneled under the skin behind (posterior to) the ear, down the neck to the chest. The patient is able to easily adjust the settings of the battery. Choose Pulse Generator_2 button to see more. Electric Strip Recording