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 Medtronic's Reclaim Deep Brain Stim Approved for Some OCD Sufferers

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Date posted: 23/02/2009

Medtronic's Reclaim deep brain stimulation system has received a humanitarian device exemption (HDE) from the FDA for treatment of severe cases of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Such a ruling, without apparent hard data on efficacy of the treatment for OCD, shows that the FDA nevertheless believes the device will probably do more good than harm in a highly preselected group of patients.

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