Accession Number:

AD1000626

Title:

Efficacy Study of a Fully Implanted Neuroprosthesis for Functional Benefit to Individuals with Tetraplegia

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report,30 Sep 2014,29 Sep 2015

Corporate Author:

Case Western Reserve University Cleveland United States

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Report Date:

2015-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

Abstract:

We propose to complete a Phase II Clinical Trial to demonstrate the safety and efficacy of a fully-implanted neuroprosthesis to provide upper extremity function for individuals with cervical SCI. This study will utilize the networked neuroprosthesis NNP. The NNP system is completely implanted, including all power, signal processing, stimulus generation, and electrodes. We expect that this advanced system will lead to increased regular use of the neuroprosthesis, with a subsequent positive impact on quality of life. The completion of this study will allow us to proceed to broad dissemination of advanced neuroprosthetic systems for the provision of motor function in SCI and similar diseases.

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE