POST-IMPLANT FOLLOW-UP Sacral neuromodulation
Long-term post-surgical management could ensure benefit from Sacral Neuromodulation. Regular patient follow-up is necessary to ensure the InterStim™ system is providing optimal therapy outcomes, confirm component integrity and performance, and assess neurostimulator battery life.
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Before discharging the patient, instruct the patient to:
Periodic visits should be scheduled after the surgery to verify programming parameters and fine-tune the therapy. Use the tools below to guide programming decisions.