Thursday, June 13, 2013

Robotic Stereotaxic Surgery in Del Mar Hospital, Barcelona

On 21 January 2013  Medtech announced First Surgical Assisted ROBOTIC in Spain surgery using ROSA™ This landmark surgical intervention was performed by Dr. CONESA and his team at the Del Mar Hospital in Barcelona, Spain. ROSA™ was used for the pre-operative surgical planning and intra-operative positioning of sEEG deep brain electrodes used in the treatment of Epilepsy.

On 11 June 2013 Dr. Rodrigo Rocamora, Head of Epilepsy Multidisciplinary Unit, Neurology Department announced that until the date 6 epileptic patients benefited by ROSA Assisted Robotic Surgery in Del Mar Hospital Barcelona. An interview was obtained by Mr Juanjo Pardo of  rTVE program "Para Todos La 2" (here)

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

REM Sleep Regulates Emotions in Depresive Patients

Book The Twenty-Four Hour Mind. The Role of Sleep and Dreaming in Our Emotional Lives
Rosalind D. Cartwright, Oxford 2010