Responsive Neurostimulation to Control Partial Epileptic Seizure

Responsive Neurostimulation to Control Partial Epileptic Seizure

Jonathan C. Edwards, M.D., director of the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center at MUSC Health, discusses how responsive neurostimulation (RNS) for partial epileptic seizure offers for the first time two-way communication with the brain. Edwards participated in the clinical trial that led to FDA approval of RNS.. The RNS device first records seizure activity and, once the electronic signature of a patient's seizures is identified, is programmed to recognize and disrupt that signature.

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November 17, 2016

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Jonathan C. Edwards, M.D.

Jonathan C. Edwards, M.D.

Medical Director, Clinical Neurophysiology Services and Director, Comprehensive Epilepsy Center

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