Can electrical equipment interfere with my VNS pulse generator?

Airport security systems, microwave ovens and cellular phones typically do not interfere with the function of the pulse generator for vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) therapy. Travelers are wise, however, to carry an ID card indicating they're VNS patients in case of any concern or hassle by security personnel.

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