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Portugal implants first Parkinson's neurostimulator:

This article was originally published in Clinica

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Portugal has implanted the country's first neurostimulation device for the treatment of Parkinson's disease. The operation was successfully performed last week at the S-o Jo-o hospital, led by Professor Dr Rui Vaz. The procedure is effective in controlling the symptoms of Parkinson's in a large proportion of patients, the health ministry said, promising wider access to the technology.

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