anterior horn

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Synonyms for anterior horn

one of two the two roots of a spinal nerve that passes ventrally from the spinal cord and that consists of motor fibers

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The aim of the present study was to investigate the impact of DBS at three separate targets in the Papez circuit, including the anterior nucleus of thalamus (ANT), the entorhinal cortex (EC), and the fornix (FX), on cognitive behaviors in an Alzheimer's disease (AD) rat model.
Early uncontrolled studies of this application had small patient numbers, but their success led to the Stimulation of the Anterior Nucleus of the Thalamus for Epilepsy trial of 110 patients with medically refractory partial-onset seizures.
DBS therapy for epilepsy delivers controlled electrical pulses to a target in the brain called the anterior nucleus of the thalamus, which is part of a circuit involved in seizures.
s Stimulation of the Anterior Nucleus of the Thalamus for Epilepsy (SANTE) trial, about 150 adult patients with medically refractory partial-onset epilepsy will receive the Intercept Epilepsy Control System.
NYSE:MDT) today announced that a landmark publication highlighting results from the pivotal study for Medtronic Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Therapy for epilepsy, known as SANTE[R] (Stimulation of the Anterior Nucleus of the Thalamus in Epilepsy), was published online today in the medical journal, Epilepsia.
clinical trial called SANTE[R] (Stimulation of the Anterior Nucleus of the Thalamus in Epilepsy) involving 110 patients from 17 U.
The study, known as SANTE[R] (Stimulation of the Anterior Nucleus of the Thalamus in Epilepsy), is a prospective, randomized, double-blind pivotal study to evaluate the use of DBS therapy for patients with medically refractory epilepsy with partial-onset seizures, a form of epilepsy that does not respond well to antiepileptic drugs.
Medtronic's PMA submission includes data from the SANTE[R] (Stimulation of the Anterior Nucleus of the Thalamus in Epilepsy) prospective, randomized, double-blind pivotal clinical trial sponsored by Medtronic.