FDA approves Medtronic Percept™ RC neurostimulator with exclusive BrainSense™ technology

Press Release from Medtronic , Inc.

Rechargeable neurostimulator joins the Medtronic Percept family – the first and only deep brain stimulation system with sensing, directionality, and advanced programming.

DUBLIN, Jan. 8, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), a global leader in healthcare technology, today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of its Percept™ RC Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) system. The rechargeable neurostimulator is the latest innovation in the Medtronic Percept™ family, which includes the Percept™ PC neurostimulator, BrainSense™ technology†, and SenSight™ directional leads. The Percept™ family is the only sensing-enabled DBS system on the market, allowing the physician to personalize treatment for patients with movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease, essential tremor, and dystonia* as well as epilepsy. Over 11 million people in the U.S. are living with movement disorders1-2 and approximately 3.4 million with epilepsy3.

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