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The Medtronic Percept™ PC Neurostimulator with BrainSense™ Technology means living a fuller life with Parkinson is possible. You can improve your ability to do daily activities by up to 39%1-4, while reducing drug related complications by up to 61%2-4 with our DBS neurostimulators.
*Number of unique patients implanted (i.e“new patients”) as of January 2020
DBS helps people to stay as independent as possible by helping to control their movement symptoms when their medications aren’t performing.
People living with Parkinson’s can often find even small tasks becoming increasingly challenging to achieve. That’s where Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) comes in.
While reading about DBS and its benefits, you should keep in mind the success of Medtronic DBS depends on
*Number of unique patients implanted (i.e "new patients") as of January 2020
#Measured by the Unified Parkinson Disease Rating Scale (UPDRS) IV
##Signal may not be present or measurable in all patients
**NDHF1550-188790 Percept PC (model B35200) INS Dimensional Analysis Report, v2.0.
***In overall device volume.
†***Refers to case thickness.
††****When compared to the previous generation Activa™ PC device. When configured with equivalent settings and no sensing in use.
†††*****Medtronic DBS systems are MR Conditional, which means they are safe for MRI scans only under certain conditions. If the conditions are not met, the MRI could cause tissue heating, especially at the implanted lead(s) in the brain, which may result in serious and permanent injury or death. Before having an MRI, always talk with the doctor who manages our DBS therapy to determine your eligibility and discuss potential benefits and risks of MRI. For further information, please call Medtronic at +44 (0) 1923 205101.
Disclaimer: Information contained herein does not replace the recommendations of your healthcare professional. See the device manual for detailed information regarding the instructions for use, indications, contraindications, warnings, precautions, and potential adverse events. For further information, contact your Health Care Professional.