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Deep Brain Stimulation:
Deep Brain Stimulation:
A New Life for People with Parkinson's, Dystonia, and Essential Tremor
A deep brain stimulator (DBS) device is like a pacemaker for the heart, but the electrodes are placed into the brain. DBS helps in neurological disorders by changing the activity of brain cells depending on where the electrodes are placed. In 1973, Yoshio Hosobuchi first performed chronic deep brain stimulation, to treat pain, by implanting electrodes. In 2002, long - term results of pallidal stimulation were reported for Parkinson's disease. Thus, this book discusses how Parkinson's disease, essential tremor, dystonia, and a few other neurological and psychiatric disorders are treated with DBS
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US$ 19.99



Book Author
Kelvin L. Chou, Susan Grube and Parag G. Patil
Genre Family, Health & Fitness , Medical
Binding
PERFECT BINDING (PAPERBACK)
Format
Large Print 16 Pt Edition (Standard Large Print)
ISBN
9781459673618
Publisher
Springer Publishing Company, Inc.
Approximate delivery

10 - 15 Days (?)

Publication Date
20-Nov-2013