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Lead Stories: December 2020

More Bioelectronic Medicine Headlines From December

  • electroCore, Inc. will work with Pro Medical Baltic (PMB) to deliver nVNS treatment to patients suffering from headache disorders in Lithuania, Latvia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Ukraine.
  • NeuroSigma shared its appreciation for inclusion on MD+DI’s list of “10 cleared or approved wearable medical devices by FDA that have caused a paradigm shift in healthcare.” The list was released in September 2020.
  • Nevro, a California medical device company providing chronic pain treatments, has dismissed its patent case against Boston Scientific relating to high-frequency spinal cord stimulation therapy. Boston Scientific does not have plans to commercially launch a high-frequency SCS.
  • A team of researchers from Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) is recommending SCS be used as the new treatment protocol for severe spasticity, one of the main complications after certain types of spinal cord injury. The FEFU team suggests that SCS is a more effective alternative to Intrathecal Baclofen Therapy (IBT) which involves a pump implanted in the patient’s body to deliver a muscle relaxer.

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