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Press conference presentation by Dr. Thomas Devlin, medical director of the Southeast Regional Stroke Center at Erlanger. Presentation highlights the technology used in a research trial using …

Press conference presentation by Dr. Thomas Devlin, medical director of the Southeast Regional Stroke Center at Erlanger. Presentation highlights the technology used in a research trial using technology developed by BrainsGate.

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  • 1. Where medical firsts happen FIRST
    High Technology Stroke Update
  • 2. Erlanger Southeast Regional Stroke CenterHigh Technology Stroke Update
    An Important Medical Research Milestone
    Erlanger’s 15-year commitment to Stroke
    TEAM APPROACH
    International Partnerships
  • 3. 2006 American Heart Association Statistics
    • In US: 750 thousandstrokes/year.
    # 3 Cause of Death, (#2 Worldwide,) # 1 Cause Adult Disability
    Occurs every 45 seconds & kills every 3 minutes.
    Society coast 2007 was $57.9 Billion.
    • In TN: Some Counties around Hamilton death rates from stroke are300% the national average.
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  • 5. Pleiades Foundation
    (Non-profit)
    National Stroke Intervention
    Training Center
    Pleiades+Erlanger+UTCOMC
  • 6. “Time is Brain”
  • 7. Current Stroke Treatment Options
  • 8. The BrainsGate ISS Device
  • 9. BrainsGate: The ISS Implant
  • 10. Initial Results with the Brainsgate Device
    • 99 Patients
    • 11. 11 Sites in Germany, Hungary, India and Israel
  • 12. Exact Placement Required
  • 13. Dr Peter Hunt’s Surgical Team at Erlanger
    March 6, 2009 – 1st US patient implanted.
    March 16, 2010 – 1st US patient implanted using the new GuideView System.
  • 14. Brainsgate
  • 15. Brainsgate Animation
  • 16. March 16, 2010
    First GuideView Patient in the US
    • 73 yo female.
    • 17. HX: Hypertension and Hx of breast cancer and Adriamycincardiomyopathy.
    • 18. Works full time in a yarn factory
    • 19. Stroke witnessed at 9:30AM.
    • 20. 911 -> Hamilton Med Center -> Erlanger Med Center.
    • 21. Unable to speak, blind on right, weak on the right.
    • 22. NIHSS = 15 initially.
    • 23. Not candidate for t-PA or MERCI/Penumbra Rx.
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  • 37. Implantation videos
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  • 39. In Summary
    • Unique Research Device that Extends Window to 24 hours.
    • 40. Represents the Best High Tech Solutions from the International Research Community.
    • 41. Analogous to other Chattanooga Programs –
    • 42. It is not an accident that these and other Firsts occur at Erlanger.
  • Erlanger Southeast Regional Stroke CenterHigh Technology Stroke Update
    Questions
  • 43. March 6, 2009
    First Brainsgate Patient in the US
    • 56yo female. Unremarkable PMH.
    • 44. Went to bed at 8PM.
    • 45. Found by her husband 6:30AM
    • 46. In ER: Confused, Blind on the left, paralyzed on the left. NIHSS = 11.
    • 47. Out of the Window for t-PA, MERCI, etc.
    • 48. Etiology of stroke: Hypercoaguable state