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Date:6/18/2008

ng UHCMC; Shepherd Center in Atlanta; Methodist Neurological Institute in Houston; and Vancouver General Hospital. Dr. Onders, a founder and shareholder of Synapse, trained all of the implanting surgeons. Dr. Onders will continue to oversee initial surgeries as regional trauma centers are certified to offer the system.

According to information from Synapse, in the DPS clinical trial, more than 50 percent of spinal cord-injured patients were able to completely eliminate their need fro mechanical ventilation.

The system is implanted through minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery. Patients and caregivers who want to find a doctor who can evaluate their case for possible treatment should visit www.synapsebiomedical.com

A clinical trial also is underway testing DPS with patients who have Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. This incurable and fatal neuromuscular disease is characterized by progressive muscle weakness. A pilot study demonstrated the feasibility of DPS to slow the decline of a ALS patients' respiratory function. UHCMC and several other sites in the United States are involved in the study.


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Contact: George Stamatis
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216-844-3667
University Hospitals of Cleveland
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