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How the NeuRx DPS™ Works with ALS
Added Jan 2, 2013 | Rate View top rated
Diaphragm pacing is new technology that can be an alternative or adjunctive therapy to positive pressure ventilation. An electrical stimulus is delivered to surgically implanted electrodes that cause diaphragm contraction. Currently, diaphragm pacing is used in patients who have spinal cord injury or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
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