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FDA Approves New Deep Brain Stimulation Device for Parkinsons

FDA Approves New Deep Brain Stimulation Device for Parkinsons | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced Friday that it had approved another deep brain stimulation (DBS) device for treatment of Parkinson's disease and essential tremor.

The Brio Neurostimulation System from St. Jude Medical works in a similar way as the available DBS device: Medtronic's Activa Deep Brain Stimulation Therapy System, approved in 1997 for tremor and in 2002 for Parkinson's disease.

In DBS, a neurosurgeon implants a thin

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Hanamel Keiser-Kayser's curator insight, July 11, 2015 4:33 PM

Very insightful article...

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Personalised brain stimulation could improve life for Parkinson’s sufferers - NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre

Personalised brain stimulation could improve life for Parkinson’s sufferers - NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
Researchers in Oxford have made a landmark breakthrough towards improving the treatment of advanced Parkinson’s disease.
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