From the Blogs: Deep Brain Stimulation in Neurosurgery: Part II of III

April 3, 2017

From the Blogs: Deep Brain Stimulation in Neurosurgery: Part II of III

Bianca Belcher, PA-C in neurosurgery, explains the basics of a large target of deep brain stimulation, the globus pallidus internus, in this week's In Practice blog post.

Deep brain stimulation, or DBS, has become commonly used for treatment of medically refractory movement disorders, particularly Parkinson disease, dystonia, and essential tremor. In this week's In Practice blog post, Bianca Belcher, a physician assistant in neurosurgery, summarizes the where, why, and how on stimulating the globus pallidus internus.

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