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Does St. Jude offer a spinal cord simulator?

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St. Jude Medical manufactures and sells Protege, a neurostimulation system designed for use in noninvasive spinal cord stimulation therapies. The Protege neurostimulation system allows for direct upgrades via software updates as advancements to spinal cord stimulation technology are approved by the Food and Drug Administration, explains St. Jude Medical.

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This system offers chronic pain suffers access to newly approved spinal cord stimulation therapies, diagnostics, stimulation modes and other features without needing to have the medical device surgically replaced for each new advancement, according to St. Jude Medical. Those patients interested in the Protege system need medical authorization from their physicians.

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