Author Archives: Ana Pamplona, PhD

Elekta’s Precision Surgery System Used to Treat Parkinson’s Patients at Three European Centers

Doctors are using Elekta‘s Leksell Vantage Stereotactic System for precision Parkinson’s disease surgery at three European hospitals. The system has led to improved treatment and patient comfort, the company said. A stereotactic system uses three-dimensional coordinates to locate small targets inside the body. The first surgeries using the system were performed…

Xeomin Effectively Reduces Drooling in Parkinson’s Patients, Says Merz Neurosciences

Merz Neurosciences says two doses of its therapy Xeomin (incobotulinumtoxin A) effectively treat chronic drooling among patients with Parkinson’s disease and other illnesses. The company, a unit of Germany’s Merz Pharma, will present results from the SIAXI Phase 3 clinical trial (NCT02091739) June 7 at the 21st International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease…

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