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DBS - Deep Brain Stimulation

MAY 20, 2016
TECHNOLOGY
CONSOLIDATED
COMPETITION
Neurosurgical implantation of a medical device which sends electrical impulses to the brain for the treatment of movement and affective disorders.

PROS

CONS

High cost
Battery Life
High person impact
May Affect The Health
Side effects
Easier to be broken
Uncertain result

APPLICATIONS

  • Parkinson's disease, it can help manage some of its symptoms and subsequently improve the patient’s quality of life.
  • Chronic pain, has produced impressive results with some patients, but results vary and appropriate patient selection is important.
  • Major depression, can be as effective as antidepressants, with good response and remission rates, but adverse effects and safety must be more fully evaluated.
  • Tourette syndrome, has been used experimentally in treating adults that does not respond to conventional treatment.
  • Other clinical applications, positive effects often appear with epilepsy, schizophrenia, narcolepsy and psychomotor seizures.

CONNECTION

CORPORATES
PROFESSIONALS
Boston Scientific
Medtronic
Neuro Sigma

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