neural prosthesis

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neural prosthesis

[‚nu̇r·əl präs′thē·səs]
(medicine)
A prosthesis that bypasses a portion of the nervous system and provides electrical stimulation to existing muscles in situations where paralysis has interrupted the natural control pathways.
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Analysis from Frost & Sullivan, Top Medical Device and Imaging Technologies in 2015 reveals growth in the healthcare industry will center around the following 10 technologies: surgical robots, digital pathology, neuroprosthetics, surgical laser, smart pills, optical imaging, health informatics, integrated vital signs monitoring, artificial organs and four-dimensional (4D) ultrasound imaging.
com)-- According to a new report by Allied Market Research titled, "Global Neuroprosthetics Market (Product Types, Technology, Application, and Geography) - Size, Share, Global Trends, Company Profiles, Demand, Insights, Analysis, Research, Report, Opportunities, Segmentation and Forecast, 2013 - 2020", the global neuroprosthetics market is expected to reach $14 billion by 2020, registering a CAGR of 15.
This is where some fairly exotic cutting edge concepts are introduced such as quantum computing, neuroprosthetics (human/computer interfaces), graphene based electronics, spintronics (the use of quantum spin to encode information), and self-assembling nanowires.
Wherever this specialty goes in the years ahead (catheter-based and other minimally invasive techniques, biological therapies and neuroprosthetics being just a few examples) the patients we treat will always rely on their primary care practitioner for diagnosis, referral and long-term management and together we need to build on this partnership.
The study was authored by researchers at Second Sight, the company who developed the device, and has been published in Frontiers in Neuroprosthetics on the 22nd of November.
The study has been published in Frontiers in Neuroprosthetics.
Herr spoke yesterday during a forum at Worcester Polytechnic Institute on research and development in neuroprosthetics, a field that aims to develop artificial limbs that connect to a patient's neural and muscular system.
It is often felt that the new possibilities of neurosurgery, neuroprosthetics, and neural grafting will lead to situations where we are forced to reconsider our notions of identity.
He also discusses the implications of current/ emerging neuroprosthetics (e.
com/research/75fj27/the_neurodevice_20) has announced the addition of the "The Neurodevice 2012 Report: Neuroprosthetics, Neuromodulation, Neurosurgery, Neurovascular Intervention and Neurosoftware" published by NeuroInsights to their offering.
com/research/x2cv6f/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Neuroprosthetics Market 2015-2019 - Industry research report" report to their offering.
DARPA has selected two universities to initially lead the agency s Restoring Active Memory (RAM) program, which aims to develop and test wireless, implantable neuroprosthetics that can help servicemembers, veterans, and others overcome memory deficits incurred as a result of traumatic brain injury (TBI) or disease.