Tag: deep brain stimulation

1. In this case series of 12 patients with intractable epilepsy, deep brain electrical stimulation of Brodmann area 25 resulted in significant and consistent decreases in systolic blood pressure as compared to no blood pressure changes when stimulating any other structure. 2. During Brodmann area 25 stimulation, diastolic arterial blood...
1. Patients that received deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery demonstrated significantly greater decline in neuropsychological function within 6 months when compared to patients having received no surgery. 2. Of patients receiving DBS, 11% displayed multi-domain cognitive decline (MDCD), which was associated with a negative effect on patient quality of life. Evidence...
1. Deep brain stimulation (DBS) has established effectiveness in the treatment of medication-refractory Parkinson disease, and in patients with significant motor fluctuations and dyskinesia.  2. The rate of complications from DBS did not correlate with increased age, suggesting that older patients, who are typically not considered to be candidates for DBS,...
Image: PD 1. According to a pilot phase 1 trial, subcallosal cingulate Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) appears to be generally safe for the treatment of refractory anorexia. 2. In some patients DBS was associated with improvements in BMI, mood, anxiety, and anorexia related symptoms. This phase 1 clinical trial is the first...