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Electrical implant for pain relief. Leg of a 71 year old man with a neurostimulator embedded bneath the skin. The neurostimulator is used to deliver low levels of electrical energy directly to nerve fibers in order to block nerve pain signals. In this case, it is being used to relieve pain in the legs.
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