Deep Brain Stimulation
Brainlab develops, manufactures and markets software-driven medical technology, enabling access to advanced, less invasive patient treatments. For the last 25 years, Brainlab has been dedicated to innovation and best practice in the fields of surgery, radiotherapy, medical image sharing and digitally integrated operating rooms. Boston Scientific is a medical technology leader focused on transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient health. Together Brainlab and Boston Scientific cover nearly all key elements associated with the DBS procedure. Our collaboration provides patients and physicians a comprehensive portfolio for DBS therapy. As part of the agreement, Boston Scientific distributes the Brainlab DBS surgical planning portfolio with the Boston Scientific Vercise™ DBS Systems in select countries.
Dystonia Europe (DE) and The European Parkinson’s Disease Association (EPDA are collaborating with Boston Scientific Corporation to increase awareness, understanding of solutions and to take initiatives in the worldwide fight against Parkinson’s disease and dystonia, two areas of high unmet need. Under the terms of these equal partnerships, Dystonia Europe, the EPDA and Boston Scientific will work together on practical initiatives to improve Parkinson’s and dystonia care in Europe.
About Dystonia Europe
Dystonia Europe – Connecting People for Dystonia
Dystonia Europe is the platform at the European level for all dystonia stakeholders in Europe. DE works in partnership with patient advocacy groups, clinicians, researchers, healthcare professionals, and the pharmaceutical and medical device industry. By connecting people across Europe, DE aims to raise awareness, spread information and promote research within the field of dystonia.
For more information please visit http://dystonia-europe.org
The European Parkinson’s Disease Association (EPDA) is the only European Parkinson’s disease umbrella organisation. Founded in 1992, EPDA is a non-profit organisation advocating for the rights and needs of those living with Parkinson’s and their caregivers.
For more information please visit http://www.epda.eu.com/en
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Pain Alliance Europe
|These are to be achieved by :|
|Working in close relation with the other stakeholders|
|Gather and distribute relative information on chronic pain from the patients point of view|
|Establish a good relation with potential sponsors|
|Promote and or initiate research on chronic pain|
|Growing the association|
|Obtaining visibility through events, website, media coverage|
|The Foundation strongly believes in the value of scientific research and dedicates its professional resources on various projects, including both experimental and epidemiological studies.||
ISAL Foundation provides advanced courses in Algological Sciences, addressed to medical specialists who wish to become expert in chronic pain therapy.
Thanks to a wide network of associations, ISAL supports the Italian health care facilities by providing materialsand equipment and granting research fellowships and awards to doctors and biologists.
|ISAL Foundation has for many years a strong action to raise awareness of citizens and media on the subject of pain. Since 2009 ISAL Foundation have been started the World Day “100 cities against pain”, an yearly event involving Italian and International squares which aims to disseminate information on chronic pain and the possibility of cure.|
|AFVD has two main objectives :|
|1.Change the way chronic pain is considered|
|Chronic pain should be recognized as a disease by itself, causing physical impairment, psychological distress, and socio-professional difficulties. AFVD activities are fully dedicated and intended to improve chronic pain prevention, diagnosis and management.|
|2.Help and support patients suffering from chronic pain|
|Inform patients and their relatives about pain management solutions, change patients behaviors towards pain, share experiences, and help them to claim for support and treatment.|