Navigated brain stimulation enables extraordinary advances in neurophysiology and brain research
ALPHARETTA, Ga.–(PRNewswire) – June 14, 2012 -- Nexstim announced today that they would be featured in an upcoming episode of Health Heroes.
Nexstim develops, manufactures and markets navigated brain stimulation devices for the worldwide medical community. After launching its first commercial product in 2003, Nexstim has taken the industry by storm, providing sophisticated tools for hospitals and research facilities both in the United States and internationally.
This particular episode will focus on the revolutionary advances being made in neuroscience. Despite an unprecedented amount of research, the brain remains the most mysterious of all human organs. Health Heroes will take viewers behind the scenes of an organization that is working to solve these mysteries.
"Nexstim is proud to be featured in the upcoming episode of Health Heroes. The Nexstim Navigated Brain Stimulation System (NBS System) is the perfect integration of well-established technologies with our advanced navigation system, resulting in improved care options for patients with diseased or injured brains," said Nick Nichols, President of Nexstim, Inc. "We provide a more accurate, non-invasive approach to the brain that Physicians and Care-givers have never had before."
"Nexstim's NBS System is one of the most advanced pieces of medical equipment that I've seen to date," said Barbara Perry, producer for Health Heroes. "Viewers are going to be particularly amazed by NexSpeech, which allows for an unmatched level of speech mapping in patients."
In this segment, viewers will be taken on an in-depth tour of Nexstim's technology. Discovery Channel and WebMD audiences will learn about the only FDA-approved system for pre-surgical brain mapping, and just how much of an impact that the integration of technology used in these machines is making in the medical community.
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Founded in 2000, Nexstim is a medical device company developing non-invasive, image-guided transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) for brain diagnostics and therapy. Nexstim developed Navigated Brain Stimulation (NBS) as the first-ever non-invasive direct technique for functional mapping of the motor cortex. Nexstim's NBS System is installed at over 90 hospitals worldwide. It is used for planning brain surgery operations, diagnostic applications including stroke, as well as brain research.
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