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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Neuroprosthetics Market Overview and Analysis By Type, Applications, Top Key Companies Profile, End Users, Regional Outlook and Segmentation, Forecast to 2023
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[USPRwire, Fri Nov 13 2015] Neuroprosthetics are implantable devices designed by combining neuroscience and biomedical engineering.
Portland, OR, November 28, 2014 --(PR.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 15.8% from 2014 to 2020.
In sections on technological game-changers, assisted and independent living applications, and common issues, he discusses such topics as keyboards, screens, and mice; advanced prosthetics, neuroprosthetics, and artificial limbs; training, teaching, and learning; consumer and lifestyle; and systems and complexity.
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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 has been published in Frontiers in Neuroprosthetics. ( ANI )
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.