Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) of surgically implanted system in brain!

The video is simply amazing especially to see the eyes of that patient when his tremors got mitigated!

Not all patients are be eligible for this: only patients whose tremor & Stiffness are not controlled by drugs are the most appropriate candidates.

Eligible patients and Mechanism:
FDA gave approval for three such systems consisting of either a micro-eletrode or a pacemaker like electronic device, implanted under the skull, which blocks the electrical signals from the targeted areas in the brain such as Sub-Thalamic Nucleus (STN) & Globus Pallidus interna (GPi), a lead wire connecting the implanted device to the Neurostimulator placed near the collarbone/Chest/Abdomen under the skin.

Any of ur dearones is suffering from PD? Check out these sites:
1) http://www.dbs4pd.org/

2) http://www.parkinson.org/understanding-parkinsons/treatment/surgery-treatment-options/Deep-Brain-Stimulation

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impas Natesh Prabhu Administrator & Chief Editor | Clinical Pharmacologist | Diabetic-Sexual Medicine-Regenerative Therapy Consultant | President, Indian Medical Pharmacologists Association
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