This device could help patients with epilepsy, not refractory to current medical treatment, testing a new concept in the treatment of refractory epilepsy .. CHICAGO neurosurgeon at Rush University Medical Center are the first in Chicago to implant a new investigational neurostimulator in a patient with medically refractory epilepsy. The neurostimulator may be able to suppress seizures in epileptic patients, before symptoms appear, much like the commonly implanted heart pacemakers to stop the arrhythmia before symptoms appear. Richard W. Neurosurgeon at Rush and a member of the Chicago Institute of Neurosurgery and Neuroscience Research Medical Group , introduced the first implant on Tuesday, June to an Indiana man not likely to benefit from surgical resection.
Are living beings two ways of dealing with the of errors of errors wrote Masel and Rajon One is to avoid that errors in the first place, to recognize, for example, through a corrective mechanism and. Fix errors as they arise. Authors call this a global solution, because it is not specific to a certain fault, but watches over the entire process.
Previously surgical treatments in general removal of part of the brain responsible for triggering seizures involved Neurologist Dr. Donna Bergen, co-principal investigator of the study, says the new approach not only avoids removal of brain tissue, but also allows will be delivered to will be delivered to the brain only on demand , After surgery, when an attack actually begin.Continue Reading