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January 10, 2017

4 Factors for Successful Deep Brain Stimulation in Movement Disorders

by Jean-Philippe Langevin

Getting the Best Results from Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery Deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery can improve the quality of life of patients suffering from various movement disorders including Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor and dystonia. Undergoing surgery is an important and personal decision in the patient’s...

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January 11, 2016

The Evolution of Awake Brain Surgery

by Zara Jethani

Canst thou not minister to a mind diseased,Pluck from the memory a rooted sorrow,Raze out the written troubles of the brainAnd with some sweet oblivious antidoteCleanse the stuffed bosom of that perilous stuffWhich weighs upon the heart? – Shakespeare, Macbeth, Act 5, Scene 3 Awake...

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