Hi GC1pink, I'm still waiting for the patient selection for our trial in the UK to begin. It was at this initial meeting I was planning to raise the subject of the potential of an external pad.
It's not something that I would try and make at home, although I think it would be possible to construct one. The worry being that it is physically quite close to the heart, and if the pad slipped, or the output was too high, it could cause problems. I have recently contacted Endostim's distributors and they have said that there are other doctors [other than those associated with FORT] in the UK looking to start trials.
Endostim has also appeared on the NHS Horizons website. I am hoping this will trigger more interest.
All the best
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