Implanted devices sense vital statistics to deliver precisely tailored therapy. Engineered systems composed of chips, wires, and batteries can replace or supplement biological systems that malfunction.
- can be used for treating epilepsy (50 mil people worldwide, 30-40% of which don’t respond well to drug treatments)
- implan neurostimulators: user controlled
- automatic with sensor technology prevents trouble if user is asleep or incapacitated