Abbott Wins FDA Approval For 'Low Dose' Non-Rechargeable Spinal Cord Stimulator
Abbott won US FDA approval for its Proclaim XR spinal cord stimulator. The device offers lower-dose and recharge-free neurostimulation for patients with chronic pain with a battery life for up to 10 years.
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NANS 2020: Abbott Announced Encouraging Results From TRIUMPH And BOLD Follow-Up Studies In Chronic Pain Patients
Follow-up results from the TRIUMPH study and BOLD study of Abbott’s Proclaim XR neurostimulator with BurstDR stimulation waveform were announced at NANS.
The market for spinal cord stimulation (SCS) systems, used for treating chronic debilitating pain, is expanding relentlessly, and companies like Abbott Laboratories, Medtronic, Boston Scientific and Nevro are all vying to gain more market share with their respective technologies. At this year's annual meeting of the North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS) in Las Vegas, physicians were presented with the latest clinical evidence backing these innovations. This article looks at the overall SCS market, discusses study findings presented at NANS and the latest innovations. It also provides insights from two established pain management specialists on factors they think will drive SCS technologies forward.
In the global pain management market, spinal cord stimulation (SCS) systems are expected to continue to be the fastest-growing segment with increasing competition among device manufacturers to develop innovative, targeted therapies. In this second article of a two-part series, we'll discuss the competitive landscape in the SCS market, the key players, emerging companies and their respective technologies.