Trial Will Assess Safety, Efficacy of New DBS Feature for Percept PC Device

Trial Will Assess Safety, Efficacy of New DBS Feature for Percept PC Device

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Trial Will Assess Safety, Efficacy of New DBS Feature for Percept PC Device

Medtronic has launched a clinical trial to assess the safety and efficacy of adaptive deep brain stimulation, or aDBS, an investigational feature of its Percept PC Neurostimulator device, in people with Parkinson’s disease. Unlike conventional continuous deep brain stimulation, known as cDBS — in which electrical signals used for brain stimulation must be manually adjusted to suit the needs of each patient — aDBS allows these signals to be automatically adjusted to ease patients’ symptoms,…

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