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How can responsive neurostimulation device (RNS) help with treating epilepsy surgery?

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Responsive neurostimulator is a device implanted in your skull, just under your scalp. It links to 1 or 2 wires in the part of your brain where the seizures start or on your brain’s surface. The device detects abnormal electrical activity in the area and sends an electric current. It can stop the process that leads to a seizure.

From: What Is Epilepsy Surgery? WebMD Medical Reference

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Cleveland Clinic. 

Mayfield Clinic & Spine Institute, University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute. 

Reviewed by Neil Lava on April 8, 2019

SOURCES: 

Cleveland Clinic. 

Mayfield Clinic & Spine Institute, University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute. 

Reviewed by Neil Lava on April 8, 2019

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