Category: ALS

ALS Patients Perform Tasks with Thoughts

Two ALS patients, implanted with the Stentrode brain-computer interface via the jugular vein and without the need for open brain surgery, successfully controlled their personal computer through direct thought, according to a study published in the Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery.

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FDA Names Synchron’s Stentrode Brain-Computer Interface a Breakthrough Device

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Device designation for Stentrode, an implantable medical device designed to translate brain activity or stimulate the nervous system from the inside of a blood vessel, without the need for open brain surgery, Synchron announces in a media release.

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