Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)Deep brain stimulation (or DBS) is a way to inactivate parts of the brain that cause Parkinson's disease and its associated symptoms without destroying the brain. In deep brain stimulation, electrodes are placed in the thalamus (to treat essential tremor) or in the globus pallidus and subthalamic nucleus (for Parkinson's disease).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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