volume 28, issue 1, P107-109 2013
DOI: 10.3109/02688697.2013.801395
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Jean-Baptiste Guy, Antonin Levy, Nadia Malkoun, Cyrus Chargari, Lise Bigot, Nicolas Magné

Abstract: Brain pacemaker (BPM) systems are similar to cardiac pacemaker (CPM). On CPM, damage caused by ionizing radiation may lead to failure of the device. We report here a clinical situation of a patient treated with BPM and receiving cerebral radiotherapy. Strategies for protection of BPM from radiation damages are discussed.