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Title 21Chapter ISubchapter HPart 882Subpart F → §882.5870

Title 21: Food and Drugs
Subpart F—Neurological Therapeutic Devices

§882.5870   Implanted peripheral nerve stimulator for pain relief.

(a) Identification. An implanted peripheral nerve stimulator for pain relief is a device that is used to stimulate electrically a peripheral nerve in a patient to relieve severe intractable pain. The stimulator consists of an implanted receiver with electrodes that are placed around a peripheral nerve and an external transmitter for transmitting the stimulating pulses across the patient's skin to the implanted receiver.

(b) Classification. Class II (performance standards).

[44 FR 51730, Sept. 4, 1979, as amended at 78 FR 18234, Mar. 26, 2013]

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