• First-in-human implanted vagus nerve device shows benefit in RA

    5 monthes ago - By Healio

    A novel device that stimulates the vagus nerve was associated with encouraging DAS28-CRP response in a small cohort of patients with rheumatoid arthritis, according to findings presented at the EULAR Annual Congress.
    “Our pilot study suggests this novel MicroRegulator device is well tolerated and reduces signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis,” Mark C. Genovese, MD, James W. Raitt Professor of Medicine and director of the Rheumatology Clinic in the division of immunology and rheumatology at Stanford University Medical Center, said in a press release.
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