neuroprosthetics

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neuroprosthetics

(noor?o-pros-thet'iks, nur?) [ neuro- + prosthetics]
Any biomedically engineered device designed to be linked to the peripheral or central nervous system and enhance the cognitive, motor, or sensory abilities of an organism.
Synonym: neural prosthetics
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By understanding these forces, we can minimize the risk of injury during STS and determine the desired characteristics of new neuroprosthetic interventions and control systems for more natural STS transitions.
DARPA program manager Justin Sanchez said this week at a conference in the US capital convened by the Center for Brain Health at the University of Texas, said that they think they could develop neuroprosthetic devices that can directly interface with the hippocampus, and can restore the first type of memories which are the declarative memories.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- For the very first time researchers have streamed braille patterns directly into a blind patient's retina, allowing him to read four-letter words accurately and quickly with an ocular neuroprosthetic device.
Training in cortical control of neuroprosthetic devices improve signal extraction from small neuronal ensembles.
The Freehand System (56) was the first FDA-approved ES neuroprosthetic system to restore hand grasp function to individuals with C5 and C6 tetraplegia.
In these cases, people opt for neuroprosthetic devices as a second-line treatment option.
The success of neuroprosthetic systems in restoring standing and walking function on level surfaces [1-4] further support extension of similar interventions for stairs.
Recording the electrical activity from thousands of neurons at once is important for improving the accuracy and performance of neuroprosthetic devices, he said.
In this regard, we can view the notebook as a highly sophisticated neuroprosthetic.
At AS, in a symposium titled, "Engineering the Nervous System: Solutions to Restore Sight, Hearing, and Mobility," he outlines the range of neuroprosthetic technologies developed in his lab, which aim to restore voluntary control of locomotion after severe spinal cord injury.
Market trends of overseas expansions, hybrid neuroprosthetic devices, next-generation therapies for CNS disorders, aesthetically appealing prosthetics and use in US military are also discussed in this neuroprosthetic market research.
Trunk acceleration for neuroprosthetic control of standing: A pilot study.