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What is meant by stimulation surgery and who is a good candidate for it?

November 30, 2015 | Tags: > Categories for this post are: Surgery

Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is also known as stimulation surgery, where counter currents are used in order to lessen the ‘static’ found in specific regions of the brain. The implantation is mainly made in, but not limited to the following regions: the subthalmic nucleus, the global pallidus, or the thalamus. Once the stimulator is implanted, it acts in a way to reduce or even possibly negate... Read more