Published in Cardiovascular Device Liability Week, February 21st, 2010
In recent years, there has been great excitement about the use of neuromodulation to treat a wide array of medical conditions and diseases. The technology uses electrical signals to stimulate or block different nerve impulses in the body, and is adapted from that used in cardiac rhythm management. It holds promise for reducing or eliminating back pain, curing obesity, lowering high blood pressure, and controlling diabetes without daily injections of insulin, as well as many other conditions.
Advanced ceramic materials are playing an important role in the technology, and are poised to...
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