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BrainGate advances mind control sensor

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 | Permalink

One of the hot ideas in medicine is a brain-machine interface. That is, a sensor placed in the brain would translate a person’s thoughts into actions, such as movement of a robotic arm. It sounds like science fiction, but the National Science Foundation started funding research on the concept at UCLA in the 1970s. More recently DARPA has been involved, and several companies are trying to commercialize the idea. A look at one of those companies, BrainGate, shows how the technology works and how medical plastics might be involved. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  medical plastics BrainGate read more

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Penumbra introduces new distal delivery catheters

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013 | Permalink

Penumbra has introduced 5MAX DDC and 4MAX DDC distal delivery catheters for delivering various endovascular therapies to the brain.

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AHA top-10 list for 2012 | theheart.org

Monday, December 17th, 2012 | Permalink

theheart. org , Monday, December 17, 2012 … Solitaire (Covidien/ev3) and Trevo (Stryker Neurovascular/Concentric Medical) devices —were more effective than the older Merci (Stryker Neurovascular/Concentric Medical) device at clearing blocked vessels in the brain. … Interestingly, just two of the AHA's top-10 items also appear on theheart. org top stories list: the FREEDOM trial and advances in renal denervation. Source … blogs · radio · mobile · iphone · rss · forum …

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