a: The deep-brain stimulation device ~
b: a cardiac pacemaker
What: The device "is like a cardiac pacemaker," said Mahlon R. DeLong, a professor of neurology at Emory who first identified the problem regions. A thin wire (the electrode) is inserted through the skull and into that region, then connected to a controller and battery implanted under a patient's skin. The results can be "dramatic and transformative,"
Writer: Josh Fischman
Date: Jul 31 2011 1:09 PM
# 934 Critique Analogy