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Table 2 Generator replacement operations

From: Deep brain stimulation for dystonia in Finland during 2007–2016

  First Second Third
(n = 22) (n = 5) (n = 2)
Generator life ± SD, months
 Focal dystonia 23 ± 5,7 (n = 13) 14 ± 0,2 (n = 2) 6 (n = 1)
 Generalized dystonia 15 ± 6,3 (n = 5) 19 ± 8,0 (n = 3) 26 (n = 1)
 All 21 ± 7,2 (n = 22) 17 ± 6,5 (n = 5) 21 ± 7,2 (n = 2)
Type
 Medtronic Activa PC 10 3 1
 Medtronic Activa RC 12 2 1
  1. In addition one patient had reoperation replacing temporary IPG with Permanent one