A blog about what is new (and old) in the world of active implantable medical devices 

Facebook Twitter Gplus Flickr LinkedIn YouTube RSS
magnify
Home Treated Conditions Archive for category "Stroke"
formats

VeriMed’s Human-Implantable VeriChip Patient RFID

VeriMed’s VeriChip is the only RFID tag that has been cleared by FDA for human implant.  The concept behind the medical use of the VeriChip is that patients would have the tiny chip implanted just under the skin, in the back of the arm.  Each VeriMed microchip contains a unique identification number that emergency personnel may scan to

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
2 Comments  comments 
formats

Northstar Neuroscience’s Renova Cortical Stimulation System (1999-2009)

Northstar was founded in 1999 as Vertis Neuroscience headquartered in Seattle, WA, and the original goal was to develop electrical stimulation for chronic back pain.  In 2003, under its new name, Northstar Neuroscience, then developed the Renova cortical stimulation system to deliver targeted electrical stimulation to the brain cortex as a treatment for stroke-related upper extremity.

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
Comments Off on Northstar Neuroscience’s Renova Cortical Stimulation System (1999-2009)  comments