Electrode brain implants give new option to epilepsy patients
NeuroPace unit Photo: Spectrum Health
David Moore December 11, 2013 | WGVU
Spectrum Health will be the
first health system in West Michigan and among the first in the nation to offer
epilepsy treatment with a newly approved electronic implant.
The device, called NeuroPace, delivers minute
charges to a specific area of the brain to prevent epileptic seizures.Today on WGVU Midday West Michigan, David Moore
talks withDr. Kost Elisevich, Spectrum’s
Chief of Neurosurgery, for details.
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