Intraoperative Neuromonitoring EMG Electrodes, Mastodon, universal paired needle electrodes for facial nerve monitoring. 4-channel IOM EMG needle kit.

MASTODON EMG Needle Electrodes

Delicate and Precise, Designed For Facial Nerve Monitoring.


Product Overview

Mastodon needle electrodes are specifically designed for intraoperative facial nerve (CN VII) monitoring and assist in preserving neurological function. The paired needles use modern electromyography to provide surgeons insight into facial nerve activity during complex head and neck procedures.
The universal, paired design offers low noise and impedance levels to deliver a reliable signal with minimal skin trauma.

Ordering Information

Mastodon EMG needle electrodes

Item Code Product Description*
NPDC-5EMG Needle Electrodes, Paired Red & Blue, 13 mm, 2-Channel Facial Nerve IONM Kit
NPFC-5EMG Needle Electrodes, Paired Red, Orange, Blue, Purple, 13 mm, 4-Channel Facial Nerve IONM Kit

*each kit includes STIM return needle and ground needle

Product Features

Intraoperative Neuromonitoring EMG Electrodes, Mastodon, Paired needle electrodes for facial nerve monitoring. 2-Channel IOM EMG needles.

Facial Nerve Monitoring

Mastodon EMG electrodes can detect and signal interactions with the facial nerve (CN VII). The unique design of the paired needle electrodes is sensitive to detecting contractions of the facial muscles and signals real-time nerve activity.

Mastodon needles are insulated to shield the EMG signal against interference, i.e., electrical artifacts. The blue insulation coat also guides the depth of placement. In addition, the electrode features twisted lead wires to help insulate and further protect from outside noise.

Mastodon is the optimal EMG electrode for FNM. Delicate and precise needles record EMG signals with custom design features to reduce poor data input. Electromyography provides several benefits that can reduce the risk of nerve injury during otologic procedures.¹

Universal Neuromonitoring

Mastodon EMG needle electrodes provide universal facial nerve monitoring compatible with the Nerveäna Plus or any nerve monitoring system.

NMP facial nerve monitoring kits (CNVII) are available in both two-channel and four-channel to accommodate head and neck and ENT surgical needs.

The paired 13 mm needle electrodes reach precise intramuscular locations and thin, 28-gauge needles to reduce skin trauma and bleeding.

Mastodon needle electrodes are color-coding with touch-proof DIN connectors, matching industry standards for intraoperative neuromonitoring devices.

Intraoperative Neuromonitoring EMG Electrodes, Mastodon, universal paired needle electrodes for facial nerve monitoring. 4-channel IOM EMG needle kit.

1. Oh, Taemin, Daniel T. Nagasawa, Brendan M. Fong, Andy Trang, Quinton Gopen, Andrew T. Parsa, and Isaac Yang. " Intraoperative neuromonitoring techniques in the surgical management of acoustic neuromas". Neurosurgical Focus FOC 33.3 (2012): E6.

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