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Gastric Electrical Stimulation

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    Products and Procedures

    Gastric electrical stimulation may provide relief from chronic nausea and vomiting caused by gastroparesis of diabetic or idiopathic origin for drug-refractory patients.

    Our gastric electrical stimulation system includes the following components:

    Procedural content for gastric electrical stimulation includes:

    Products for Gastric Electrical Stimulation

    Enterra II Gastric Neurostimulator View larger

    Enterra II Neurostimulator

    Model 37800

    • WEIGHT : 1.6 oz (45 g)
    • HEIGHT : 2.2 in (55 mm)
    • LENGTH : 2.4 in (60 mm)
    • BATTERY TYPE : Non-rechargeable
    • Enterra II Implant Manual
    Product Details
    Enterra gastric neurostimulator View larger

    Enterra Neurostimulator

    Model 3116

    Product Details
    Unipolar lead delivers electrical current from the neurostimulator View larger

    Unipolar Intramuscular Lead

    Model 4351

    Product Details
    N’Vision clinician programmer for gastric electrical stimulation View larger

    N'Vision Clinician Programmer

    Model 8840

    Product Details

    Procedure Videos

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    Laparoscopic Implant Procedure Video

    Enterra Therapy System Implantation

    Enterra Therapy System Implantation

    Review the laparoscopic procedure to implant an Enterra® Therapy system for gastric electrical stimulation.

    Enterra Implant Tips

    Enterra Implantation: Laparoscopic versus Open

    Enterra Implantation: Laparoscopic versus Open

    For first time implanters, do you recommend a laparotomy or laparoscopic procedure?

    Enterra Implantation: Size and Placement of Incision

    Enterra Implantation: Size and Placement of Incision

    How large is the neurostimulator? How large should the incision be?

    Enterra Implantation: J Tube

    Enterra Implantation: J Tube

    If a patient has a jejunal feeding tube (J tube), are there any modifications to the implant?

    Enterra Implantation: Impedence Too Low

    Enterra Implantation: Impedence Too Low

    What causes impedance to be too low?

    Enterra Implantation: Impedence Too High

    Enterra Implantation: Impedence Too High

    What causes impedance to be too high?

    Enterra Implantation: Impedence Out of Range

    Enterra Implantation: Impedence Out of Range

    What causes impedance to be unacceptable when I insert the lead into the neurostimulator and do my system check?

    Enterra Implantation: Proper Anchoring

    Enterra Implantation: Proper Anchoring

    Why should I anchor the neurostimulator to the fascia in the pocket?

    If the neurostimulator is explanted, what happens to the leads?

    Enterra Implantation: Leads When Explanting

    If the neurostimulator is explanted, what happens to the leads?

    Enterra Implantation: Verifying Electrode Placement

    Enterra Implantation: Verifying Electrode Placement

    What should I do if the electrode is penetrating the stomach mucosa?

    Prescribing and Pre-implant Manuals

    Medtronic Enterra Therapy Information for Prescribers

    This document provides information about Enterra® Therapy including contraindications, warnings, precautions, component disposal, and individualization of treatment.

    Implant Manuals

    Enterra II Neurostimulator Model 37800 Implant Manual

    This manual provides instructions for using the Enterra II model 37800 neurostimulator.

    Enterra Neurostimulator Model 3116 Technical Manual

    This manual includes instructions for use and technical information about the Enterra neurostimulator model 3116.

    Unipolar Intramuscular Lead Implant Manual: Enterra II

    This manual includes instructions for use and other pertinent information about the unipolar intramuscular lead model 4351 when used with the Enterra II model 37800 neurostimulator.

    Unipolar Intramuscular Lead Implant Manual: Enterra 3116

    This manual includes instructions for use and other pertinent information about the unipolar intramuscular lead model 4351 when used with the Enterra model 3116 neurostimulator.

    Clinician Programming Manuals

    N’Vision® Clinician Programmer Guide for Enterra II

    This guide provides instructions for programming the Enterra II neurostimulation system using the N'Vision clinician programmer model 8840 with software card 8870.

    N’Vision Clinician Programmer Technical Manual

    This manual presents technical information for the N'Vision® clinician programmer model 8840, including an overview and description as well as the use, maintenance, troubleshooting, and specifications of the programmer.

    Enterra Model 3116 Programming Guide

    This manual provides instructions for programming Enterra model 3116 using the N'Vision clinician programmer model 8840 with software card 8870.

    Electromagnetic Compatibility Declaration Reference Manual

    This reference manual includes technical details on wireless quality of service, wireless security, and electromagnetic compatibility for the N'Vision clinician programmer model 8840.

    Patient Manuals

    Enterra Therapy Patient Guide: Enterra II

    This manual provides patients with information about therapy with an Enterra II model 37800.

    Enterra Therapy Patient Manual: Enterra Model 3116

    This manual provides patients with information about therapy with an Enterra model 3116.

    Humanitarian Device: The effectiveness of this device for this use has not been demonstrated. Learn more about HDE.

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