Tag Archive for Neurology

Vercise Gevia Deep Brain Stimulation System with Visual Brain Targeting Software Cleared in Europe

Boston Scientific won the CE Mark of approval, allowing for the introduction of the Vercise Gevia Deep Brain Stimulation System in Europe. The Vercise Gevia is indicated for patients with movement disorders such as Parkinson’s, dystonia, and essential tremor, helping to calm down involuntary muscle activity that creates serious quality of lif (Read more...)

New Implant and Muscle Grafting Technique to Give Prosthetic Users a Sense of Feeling and Control

The way surgical amputations are performed has not changed much in decades, while there has been a great deal of progress in prosthetic technologies, interfaces, and rehabilitation. One modern problem that surgical amputations fail to address is the inability of neural electrodes to sense signals because the nerves are simply cut and neuromas form (Read more...)

Sentinel Cerebral Protection System for Preventing Strokes During Transcatheter Valve Repairs Cleared by FDA

While transcatheter aortic valve repair (TAVR) procedures can help avoid open heart surgeries in many fragile patients, there is a substantial risk that embolic debris is released from the calcified valves. The brain is particularly in danger, as the dislodged material can block blood vessels feeding it and result in strokes. Claret Medic (Read more...)