New implant tech could aid spinal cord -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

New implant tech could aid spinal cord or heart therapies


Image: a finger is holding a tiny tech implant the could help spinal cord patients; Copyright: Secure and Intelligent Micro-Systems Lab/Rice University

A new version of wireless implants developed at Rice University allows for multiple stimulators, as seen here, to be programmed and magnetically powered from a single transmitter outside the body.

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Image: endoscopy at MEDICA trade fair; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf