FDA Approval for Vercise™ DBS

New York, NY, December 13, 2017 – The American Parkinson Disease Association is pleased to share with the Parkinson’s community that Boston Scientific recently received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the Vercise™ Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) System.

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PD in the News: Rev. Jesse Jackson Diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease

“In learning of Rev. Jackson’s Parkinson’s disease (PD) diagnosis, we are heartened to see his optimistic approach to tackling this neurological disorder. Making appropriate lifestyle changes and focus on physical therapy will go a very long to helping him live the best life possible in spite of the disease.” – APDA President & CEO, Leslie A. Chambers

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