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Friday, April 24, 2009

Neurosurgery at Children's Hospital

The Institutional Review Board (IRB) has approved Children's Hospital as a second performance site to treat people suffering dystonia with the Humanitarian Use Device, known as Medtronic Active® Dystonia Therapy, an FDA-approved under Humanitarian Device Exemption (HDE).
Dr. Richter will be performing a DBS on a patient suffering severe dystonia at Children's Hospital in the near future.

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