During this challenging time, LivaNova is committed to providing you resources to meet the needs of your VNS Therapy patients.
While COVID19 has created challenges for all, we understand that this may multiply the challenges faced by patients suffering from epilepsy. Keeping this in mind, we would like to provide you with a short list of LivaNova resources to allow you to continue to deliver exceptional patient care.
VNS Therapy has a low postoperative infection rate of 2.1% 1
The VNS Therapy surgical procedure is a quick procedure in the operating room with most cases lasting between 30-90 minutes.2a,b
LivaNova has secured personal protective equipment for all employees
LivaNova can provide an estimate of remaining battery life at your request to prevent a lapse in therapy and potential loss of seizure control
Our Case Management team is also providing support to assist you with extending prior authorizations for patients with VNS Therapy or those who are considering VNS Therapy as a treatment option.
Please reach out to your local LivaNova representative to discuss these resources or with any questions you may have.