Cleveland Clinic Researchers to Use SGI Visualization Technology for Positioning, Analysis and Calibration of Brain ‘Pacemakers’

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To alleviate symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease and other nervous system movement disorders, researchers and clinicians at The Cleveland Clinic are implanting an FDA-approved electrical stimulation device into the brain. The deep brain stimulation (DBS) device, very similar to a cardiac pacemaker, is being implanted in approximately 200 people a year at The Cleveland Clinic — one of the largest DBS implant centers in the world.

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