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Victhom announces promising results on the proof of concept for its unique closed-loop neuromodulation system
Date:4/16/2008

generation devices". Mr. Kameli also stated: "With these promising initial results on the CLS platform proof of concept in humans, Victhom is well positioned to leverage its unique technology for the development of new exciting indications".

The Neurostep(TM), a fully implantable investigational neuromodulation product designed to treat gait disorders (e.g., foot drop), is the first CLS product aimed at using the patient's own nervous system as the source for detection of intention to move and control their leg. Contrary to other systems that use surrogates such as external sensors, the Neurostep(TM) detects intrinsic muscle activities and surface sensation events from the nerve signals delivered to the spine and brain. This information is then used as the trigger for intervention through neurostimulation, as needed, to complete function.

About Victhom

Victhom discovers, develops and manufactures bionic devices involved in the treatment of a variety of physical and physiological dysfunctions. Victhom's Neurobionix business unit focuses on the development and commercialization of technologies and products involving implantable devices that feature neurosensing and neurostimulation components, integrated with artificial intelligence. Victhom's Biotronix business unit develops biomechatronic products to support or replace peripheral limbs in what is known as the orthotics and prosthetics market.


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