Topic: deep-brain stimulation
Medtronic received a CE mark for a deep brain stimulation system that can not only deliver electrical therapy but also record the brain’s signals.
Medtronic will allow patients to manage their deep brain stimulation treatments at home using a dedicated and customized Samsung smartphone.
Flow Neuroscience has launched its at-home, wearable treatment for adults with depression, available for purchase and use in the U.K.
The medtech giant has begun rolling out its therapy in the U.S., with the treatment of its first commercially implanted patient.
Sana Health wants to move away from the use of opioids to treat pain with a smart mask that uses both audio and visual stimulation to place the brain in a relaxation state to treat chronic nerve pain, while measuring variations in heart rate through a forehead sensor.
Boston Scientific picked up a CE mark for its rechargeable, MRI-compatible deep-brain stimulation system.
The FDA approved St. Jude Medical’s deep-brain stimulation device and its directional leads. The first directional leads to earn the FDA nod, they allow the device to target specific areas in the brain to ease Parkinson’s and essential tremor symptoms.
The FDA cleared Medtronic’s StealthStation software to help in the planning and placement of leads for deep brain stimulation, the company announced Monday.
Medtronic has earned a CE mark for its SureTune2 software. The tech offers physicians patient-specific visualizations which help them to “tune” a patient’s deep brain stimulation therapy.