A device the size of a matchstick, implanted next to the brain’s motor cortex, could one day help paralysed people move their limbs
A group of paralysed patients will soon undergo a revolutionary procedure that could allow them to walk with the power of thought.
The key to returning mobility is a tiny, matchstick-sized device called a stentrode. It will be implanted into a blood vessel next to the motor cortex, the brain’s control centre – bypassing the need for complex brain surgery.
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