Tag: "neurostimulation" at medical news
Stimulating the Ankle Can Help Patients With Overactive Bladder
...(PTNS), this is one of the least invasive forms of neurostimulation
for urological conditions, such as overactive bladder and urge incontinence," says Jenelle Foote, MD, an Emory Crawford Long Hospital urologist. "We can now turn to this form of treatment when patients have not had success with medication, behavioral...
Neurostimulation Therapy to ease cluster headaches
...ive treatment option that could begin a new era of neurostimulation
therapy for primary headache symptoms.' ANN...
Epilepsy Treated with Implanted Devices
...e for epilepsy surgery. If we show that responsive neurostimulation
is safe and effective, then it has the potential to help many patients with epilepsy lead more normal lives." Usually, the activity in brain waves is intentionally uncoordinated. But during an epileptic seizure, brain waves from thousands of the br...
Medtronic Device Proves Effective in Parkinson’s Diseas
...he patients received medication, and half received neurostimulation
treatment with the Activa device. Patients receiving neurostimulation
saw a 25% improvement in quality of life and a 41% improvement in motor functions, compared with vir...