"Asleep" deep brain stimulation for essential tremor.

@article{Chen2016AsleepDB,
  title={"Asleep" deep brain stimulation for essential tremor.},
  author={Tsinsue Chen and Zaman Mirzadeh and Kristina M Chapple and Margaret Lambert and Rohit Dhall and Francisco Ponce},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={124 6},
  pages={1842-9}
}
OBJECT Deep brain stimulation (DBS) performed under general anesthesia ("asleep" DBS) has not been previously reported for essential tremor. This is in part due to the inability to visualize the target (the ventral intermediate nucleus [VIM]) on MRI. The authors evaluate the efficacy of this asleep technique in treating essential tremor by indirect VIM targeting. METHODS The authors retrospectively reviewed consecutive cases of initial DBS for essential tremor performed by a single surgeon. DBS… CONTINUE READING

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