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Neurostimulator in Medical News

Implantable device designed to detect, stop seizures under study at MCG

... MCG is among 28 U.S. centers participating in a study to determine if the neurostimulator device can help patients whose seizures are not well controlled by drugs. ...neurostimulator. MCG participated in a smaller feasibility study of the neurostimulator in 2004 and prior to that was among the first centers in the country to use...

Epilepsy Treated with Implanted Devices

...eparate devices to treat epilepsy. Participants are being enrolled in a national, clinical trial of an implantable device called the RNS or Responsive neurostimulator System, manufactured by Neuropace, Inc., of Sunnyvale, Calif. The RNS is a flat device about the size of a half-dollar. It is implanted just under...

Medtronic Device Proves Effective in Parkinson’s Diseas

...Parkinson's disease." The Activa device includes electrodes surgically implanted in the brain and connected by an extension under the skin to a neurostimulator implanted near the collarbone. The electrical stimulation can be noninvasively adjusted. The study was conducted by German and Austrian research...
Neurostimulator in Medical Technology

Headache Specialists Convene in Boston For 50th Annual American Headache Society Meeting

... a nerve might be just the ticket to help relieve the pain of chronic migraine sufferers. Occipital nerve stimulation, in which an implanted neurostimulator sends electrical impulses to the central nervous system, has been shown to help 40 percent of near-daily migraine sufferers who don't have s...
Neurostimulator in Medical Products

Medtronic ITREL 3 Model 7425G Neurostimulator (Enterra™ Therapy)

Description: The ITREL 3 is a battery powered implantable device that is commercially available in the U.S. Enterra™ Therapy is indicated for the treatment of chronic nausea and vomiting associated with gastroparesis when conventional drug therapies are not providing adequate relief of symptons for dia...
Company:Medtronic Gastroenterology

RESTOREADVANCED Neurostimulator

Description: RESTOREADVANCED is a rechargeable neurostimulator equipped with a battery that can be recharged. This battery has a 9-year FDA approved battery life. It is the longest lasting battery on the market. This is helpful to people who require stronger stimulation to relieve their pain. What makes RESTORE...
Company:Medtronic Neurological and Spinal

PRIMEADVANCED Neurostimulator

Description: PRIMEADVANCED is a nonrechargeable neurostimulator designed for people who do not have high energy needs or do not want the maintenance of a rechargeable battery, for the management of their pain. What makes RESTOREADVANCED and PRIMEADVANCED different from earlier generations of neurostimulators i...
Company:Medtronic Neurological and Spinal

RestorePRIME Neurostimulation System

Description:... 16-Electrode Non-Rechargeable Neurostimulator. Medtronic combined the powerful technology of RESTORE with the convenience of a non-rechargeable neurostimulator to create the unrivaled RESTOREPRIME. The ultimate non-rechargeable device, RESTOREPRIME offers flexibility and coverage for managing patients with bi...
Company:Medtronic Neurological and Spinal

Medtronic Model 4351 Lead (Enterra™ Therapy)

Description:... design for easier use with laparoscopic procedures. It is also designed with a fixed electrode length of 1 cm. The 4351 lead connects directly to the neurostimulator and is available in 35 cm length. Two leads are used in each patient. Enterra™ Therapy is indicated for the treatment of chronic nausea and v...
Company:Medtronic Gastroenterology

Activa Therapy System

Features:... A lead with four 1.5 mm electrodes is surgically implanted in the brain and connected by an extension that lies subcutaneously to a neurostimulator implanted near the clavicle. The electrical stimulation can be noninvasively adjusted to meet each patient's needs....
Company:Medtronic Inc.
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