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Dave Mudgett


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Central Pennsylvania
Post Posted 22 Jul 2017 5:13 am     Reply with quote

Yet another demonstration of using real-time patient feedback to guide/control surgeons - this time to correct a neurological cramping condition known as musical dystonia:

http://www.cnn.com/2017/07/22/health/india-guitar-brain-surgery/index.html
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Jeff Garden


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Center Sandwich, New Hampshire, USA
Post Posted 22 Jul 2017 5:46 am     Reply with quote

Fascinating stuff, Dave. Bluegrass banjo player Eddie Adcock went through something similar in 2008 to correct muscle tremors in his hands. He came through town here for a concert several years later and was effortlessly ripping off banjo breaks and said he felt great.
http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/AheadoftheCurve/story?id=5941480&page=1
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Doug Beaumier


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Northampton, MA
Post Posted 22 Jul 2017 6:06 am     Reply with quote

This reminds me of something a surgeon once said to me during a pre-op appointment. He said "bring your guitar" (to the surgery)! What a joker.
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