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Tecnical therapys
« on: September 27, 2006, 01:57:51 AM »
Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have engineered
a device that can detect the onset of epileptic seizures and help
prevent those seizures from becoming debilitating. The device was
developed for the 1-in-3 patients who do not respond to drugs. A
defibrillator called a vagus nerve stimulator (VNS) is implanted under
a patient’s collarbone and stimulates the left vagus nerve every five
minutes. Stimulation of this nerve has been shown to help reduce the
frequency and severity of seizures.

Via a microprocessor, the VNS receives signals from a network of
electrodes in a bathing-cap-like garment worn by the patient. The
electrodes monitor brain activity for signs of an epileptic event. The
electrodes themselves can be used independently and without a VNS,
acting as an early warning system for patients who do not require the

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