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  • Deep brain stimulation may be used to relieve symptoms of Parkinson's disease, especially tremor, when they cannot be controlled with medicine.
  • http://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/treatments_and_procedures/de...
  • Deep brain stimulation is a new and improved variation of an old surgery.
  • http://www.riversideonline.com/health_reference/Test-Procedure/MY...
  • Deep brain stimulation involves implanting electrodes within certain areas of your brain.
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deep_brain_stimulation
  • The small patient numbers in the early trials of deep brain stimulation for TRD currently limit the selection of an optimal neuroanatomical target.[26] There is insufficient evidence to support DBS as a therapeutic modality for depression; however, the p...
  • http://www.pennmedicine.org/encyclopedia/em_DisplayArticle.aspx?g...
  • Deep brain stimulation may also be used to treat the following conditions:
  • http://www.aetna.com/cpb/medical/data/200_299/0208.html
  • Deep brain stimulation is also an effective treatment for patients with advanced Parkinson's disease (PD) and motor complications that can no longer be improved by adjustment of medical therapy.
  • http://www.answers.com/article/1168068/deep-brain-stimulation-for...
  • In the study "Subcallosal cingulate deep brain stimulation for treatment-resistant unipolar and bipolar depression," Holtzheimer et al found that DBS was as effective in bipolar disorder as it was in major depression.
  • http://medicalxpress.com/news/2013-06-deep-brain-last-ditch-obesi...
  • "The first thing we needed to do was to see if this is safe," said lead researcher Dr. Donald Whiting, vice chairman of neurosurgery at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh.
  • http://www.mountsinai.org/patient-care/service-areas/neurosurgery...
  • Deep brain stimulation is most commonly used to treat the symptoms of these common neurological conditions:
  • http://www.wikidoc.org/index.php/Deep_brain_stimulation
  • Researchers reported in 2005 that electrical stimulation of a small area of the frontal cortex brought about a "striking and sustained remission" in four out of six patients suffering from clinical depression, whose symptoms had previously been resistant...
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    ADvance II Study Testing Deep Brain Stimulation in Mild Alzheimer's Started, Enrollment Ongoing
    Alzheimersnewstoday - Wednesday, September 18, 2019
    Deep brain stimulation and genetic variability in Parkinson's disease: a review of the literature
    Nature - Friday, September 6, 2019
    Factors Associated With Postoperative Confusion and Prolonged Hospital Stay Following Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery for Parkinson Disease
    Wolters Kluwer Health - Wednesday, August 28, 2019
    Tips for Choosing a Deep Brain Stimulation Device
    Jama Network - Wednesday, August 28, 2019
    Scottish girl is world's youngest deep brain stimulation patient
    The Guardian - Friday, July 12, 2019
    Two-year-old girl becomes the world's youngest patient to have deep brain stimulation surgery to relieve muscle spasms which left her screaming in pain and unable to eat
    Daily Mail - Friday, July 12, 2019
    What to know about surgery for MS In some cases, multiple sclerosis (MS) can respond to certain types of surgery, which may include deep brain stimulation. Many other surgical treatments are available that can also help reduce symptoms. Learn more here. 1
    Medical News Today - Thursday, June 27, 2019
    After Deep Brain Stimulation, He's Living His Best Life with Parkinson's
    Healthline - Thursday, June 27, 2019
    Biomarkers for closed-loop deep brain stimulation in Parkinson disease and beyond
    Nature - Wednesday, June 12, 2019
    Author Correction: Biomarkers for closed-loop deep brain stimulation in Parkinson disease and beyond
    Nature - Wednesday, June 12, 2019
    Boy, 17, 'with one of the most extreme cases of Tourette's in the world' says his tics are beginning to ease with the help of deep brain stimulation
    Daily Mail - Saturday, May 11, 2019
    Doctors eye deep brain stimulation to treat opioid addiction
    Cleveland.com - Saturday, May 11, 2019
    Author response: Deep brain stimulation improves restless legs syndrome in patients with Parkinson disease
    Neurology - Monday, May 6, 2019
    Editors' note: Deep brain stimulation improves restless legs syndrome in patients with Parkinson disease
    Neurology - Monday, May 6, 2019
    Advances in deep brain stimulation could lead to new treatments
    Science Daily - Sunday, April 14, 2019
    Deep brain stimulation of the internal capsule enhances human cognitive control and prefrontal cortex function
    Nature - Thursday, April 4, 2019
    Deep Brain Stimulation Provides Sustained Relief for Severe Depression