Effects of Deep Brain Stimulation on Autonomic Function

  title={Effects of Deep Brain Stimulation on Autonomic Function},
  author={Adam Basiago and Devin K. Binder},
  booktitle={Brain sciences},
Over the course of the development of deep brain stimulation (DBS) into a well-established therapy for Parkinson's disease, essential tremor, and dystonia, its utility as a potential treatment for autonomic dysfunction has emerged. Dysfunction of autonomic processes is common in neurological diseases. Depending on the specific target in the brain, DBS has been shown to raise or lower blood pressure, normalize the baroreflex, to alter the caliber of bronchioles, and eliminate hyperhidrosis, all… CONTINUE READING
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