News tagged with spinal cord stimulation
Two innovative techniques in the placement of an implanted spinal cord stimulator (SCS) are expected to reduce common complications at the implant site, according to new research revealed today. Results from a case series ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new, implantable device for treating chronic pain passes an important safety test.
Medical research Mar 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
With the rapidly expanding use of brain and spinal cord stimulation therapy (neuromodulation), new "remote presence" technologies may help to meet the demand for experts to perform stimulator programming, reports a study ...
Surgery Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
People experiencing chronic shortness of breath may soon have a new way to help alleviate their discomfort, according to a Penn State College of Medicine pulmonology researcher.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
By using noninvasive stimulation, researchers were able to temporarily improve the ability of people with spinal cord injuries to use their hands. The findings, reported on November 29th in Current Biology, a Cell ...
Neuroscience Nov 29, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Research released today demonstrates how new scientific knowledge is driving innovative treatments for spinal cord injuries. Spinal cord damage is debilitating and life-altering, limiting or preventing movement and feeling ...
Neuroscience Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Spinal cord stimulation improves heart function and could become a novel treatment option for heart failure, according to research presented at the ESC Congress 2012 today, August 25, by Professor Hung-Fat Tse from Hong Kong.
Cardiology Aug 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Loss of bone density leads to brittle bones that fracture easily. It is a major complication of spinal cord injury (SCI), which affects about 250,000 Americans every year.
Health Feb 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A team of scientists at the University of Louisville, UCLA and the California Institute of Technology has achieved a significant breakthrough in its initial work with a paralyzed male volunteer at Louisville's ...
Neuroscience May 20, 2011 | 4.4 / 5 (5) | 0 |