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Deep Brain Stimulation

Therapy for MOVEMENT DISORDERS, especially PARKINSON DISEASE, that applies electricity via stereotactic implantation of ELECTRODES in specific areas of the BRAIN such as the THALAMUS. The electrodes are attached to a neurostimulator placed subcutaneously.
Also Known As:
Electrical Stimulation of the Brain; Brain Stimulations, Deep; Deep Brain Stimulations; Stimulation, Deep Brain; Stimulations, Deep Brain; Brain Stimulation, Deep
Networked: 4247 relevant articles (554 outcomes, 394 trials/studies)

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Therapy Context: Research Results

Experts

1. Okun, Michael S: 112 articles (12/2015 - 01/2004)
2. Lozano, Andres M: 103 articles (11/2015 - 01/2002)
3. Foote, Kelly D: 90 articles (04/2015 - 01/2004)
4. Aziz, Tipu Z: 66 articles (10/2015 - 01/2002)
5. Moro, Elena: 58 articles (09/2015 - 01/2002)
6. Limousin, Patricia: 56 articles (12/2015 - 03/2006)
7. Zrinzo, Ludvic: 52 articles (12/2015 - 07/2007)
8. Sturm, Volker: 52 articles (07/2015 - 01/2003)
9. Volkmann, Jens: 51 articles (08/2015 - 01/2002)
10. Deuschl, Günther: 47 articles (09/2015 - 01/2002)

Related Diseases

1. Parkinson Disease (Parkinson's Disease)
2. Dystonia (Limb Dystonia)
3. Tremor (Tremors)
4. Movement Disorders (Movement Disorder)
5. Essential Tremor (Essential Tremors)

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. Levodopa (L Dopa)
2. Apomorphine
3. Botulinum Toxins (Botulinum Toxin)
4. Dopamine (Intropin)
5. Carbon Monoxide
6. Prostaglandins D (PGD)
7. Hydrogel
8. Sympatholytics
9. Polyethylene Glycols (Polyethylene Glycol)
10. Neurotransmitter Agents (Neurotransmitter)

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Electrodes (Electrode)
2. Pallidotomy
3. Microelectrodes
4. Vagus Nerve Stimulation
5. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)