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Existance of Neurological Diseases Spotted by Brainwave Markers

by Julia Samuel on February 19, 2015 at 3:59 PM
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Existance of Neurological Diseases Spotted by Brainwave Markers

COGNISION system can be used to detect brainwave markers that point to the existence of certain neurological diseases. Neuronetrix, a local firm, landed FDA clearance for the COGNISION system.

The brainwave markers are produced by quantitative electroencephalography (qEEG) and event-related potential (ERP) data processed by the company's online server.

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Based on the characteristic brainwave patterns results from the system are compared to data from previous studies of qEEG/ERP to classify patients. This technology will serve as a useful modality for diagnosing a variety of neurological conditions.

The product page includes other features like wireless, battery-powered system for use in an office environment; subject-friendly headset, calibrated inserts earphones to ensure consistent auditory stimuli and integrated action buttons for subject responses.

The diseases of the brain, spinal cord and the nerves that connect them are neurological disorders. Parkinson's disease, epilepsy, stroke, brain tumors are the commonly known neurological disorders.

Source: Medindia
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