New Neurophysiology Device Helps Treat Soldiers in Combat Zone

New Neurophysiology Device Helps Treat Soldiers in Combat Zone

By Dan Kennedy The Nihon Kohden Multi-Modality Neuro Device allows doctors to diagnose brain trauma earlier so that Soldiers can receive appropriate medical treatments if necessary. (Photo by Patrick Doyle, USAMMA.) The U.S. Army Medical Materiel Agency (USAMMA), a subcommand of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, recently fielded a Nihon Kohden Multi-Modality Neuro Device, responding to an Operational Needs Statement from the Afghanistan Theater of Operations (ATO). The device provides neurophysiological studies for forward troops, keeping Soldiers in the fight. This U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved device synchronizes various modules, coordinates data, and provides a detailed analysis of vital recordings. A theater neurologist then interprets the findings […]