Nerve Locators, Facial

Definition : Nerve locators designed to locate a facial nerve by applying an electrical stimulus with a probe and comparing muscle responses as the probe is moved. These devices typically include a peripheral nerve electrical stimulator, appropriate electrodes, sensors to detect muscle response (e.g., strain gauges, electrical sensors), and audible and/or visual displays. Most facial nerve locator stimulators generate rectangular waveform currents to stimulate nerve fibers and produce muscular contractions; some also produce triangular-waveform currents. Some units include monitoring capabilities to warn the surgeon when there is a risk of injury to a patient's facial nerve. Nerve locators are used during diagnosis and assessment of nerve function, to locate nerves during surgery (reducing the chance of accidental injury), and to monitor the progress of nerve regeneration after surgery.

Entry Terms : "Stimulators, Nerve Locator, Facial"

UMDC code : 16254

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Bovie Medical Corp

Company Type: Parent

Bovie Medical is setting the standard for surgi-center and hospital-based electrosurgical generators and accessories with a range of “state of the art” models: the Aaron 900™, the Aaron 940™, the Aaron 950™, the Aaron 1250™, the Aaron 2250™, and the Aaron 3250™ along with the IDS-200™, IDS-300™, and ICON Gi™. This full line is the most complete offering of any USA manufactured electrosurgical generator product.

HDC Corp

Company Type: Parent

Medtronic Inc

Company Type: Parent

At Medtronic, we're changing the face of chronic disease. By working closely with physicians around the world, we create therapies to help patients do things they never thought possible.

Plaza Medical Inc

Company Type: Parent

Since 1970, Plaza Medical has been a worldwide provider of new, used and refurbished medical equipment. With dedication to high quality and customer satisfaction for over 35 years, we guarantee the new, used and refurbished medical equipment that we sell.

WR Medical Electronics Co

Company Type: Parent

WR Medical Electronics Co. is a privately-held company located in Maplewood, Minnesota. Our customers have enjoyed our quality products and superior service since 1962.

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