Robotic Orthogonal Implantation of Responsive Neurostimulation (RNS)

February 25, 2020

"Responsive neurostimulation (RNS) is a closed-loop neurostimulation modality for treating intractable epilepsy in patients who are not candidates for resection. In the past, implantation of depth electrodes was done through a transoccipital approach that transverses the hippocampus. There have been no descriptions of orthogonal approaches to RNS electrode placement."

 

Read more on this case series involving the Robotic Orthogonal Implantation of Responsive Neurostimulation (RNS) Depth Electrodes in the Mesial Temporal Lobe at the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).

 

A huge thanks to Dr. Alvin Chan, MD., Diem Kieu Tran, MD., and Dr. Sumeet Vadera, MD. for working with me on this very exciting project. 

 

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