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SBC: Frontier Technology Inc. Topic: n/a
THE ULTIMATE OBJECTIVE OF THIS EFFORT IS TO DEVELOP A HYDROCEPHALIC SHUNT THAT INCORPORATES A RESETTABLE-PRESSURE VALVE MECHANISM AND AN INTRACRANIAL PRESSURE (ICP) SENSOR WITH REMOTE READ-OUT DISPLAY. THE PURPOSE FOR THIS DEVICE IS TO PROVIDE NEUROSURGEONS WITH A SHUNT THAT CAN BE ADJUSTED AT ANY TIME SO AS TO IMPROVE DEGREE OF CONTROL OVERTHE ICP, AND THEREBY IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF HEALTH CARE. ...SBIR Phase I 1991 Department of Health and Human Services