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Parkinson’s patient gets ‘bionic’ implant

Published 07/04/2009, Orlando Sentinel

Michel Medina Gonzalez shook violently in his chair inside a patient room at Orlando Health, where he was fitted earlier this month with a brain implant to control his symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. Using a wireless device slightly larger than a PDA, Dr. Alex Gonzalez, a neurologist at Orlando Health, remotely adjusts the electronic implant with a stylus.

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