New Medtronic deep brain stimulation system is first to sense and record brain activity while delivering therapy
August 12, 2013
Medtronic, Inc. has announced a new deep-brain-stimulation (DBS) system called Activa PC+S that enables sensing and recording select brain activity, at various times selected by a physician, while simultaneously providing targeted DBS therapy.
Previous Medtronic systems were limited to stimulation.
“The new system will allow for new research that could one day significantly change the way people with devastating neurological and psychological disorders, such as Parkinson’s disease, essential… read more