Not your father's lobotomy: psychiatric surgery revisited.


Over the past few years, interest in neurosurgery for psychiatric disorders has surged, largely owing to the success of neuromodulation devices such as Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) for movement disorder surgery. With DBS now considered the gold standard of surgical treatment for advanced cases of Parkinson’s disease (PD), psychiatric surgery has become the… (More)


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@article{Kopell2005NotYF, title={Not your father's lobotomy: psychiatric surgery revisited.}, author={Brian H. Kopell and Andre G. Machado and Ali R. Rezai}, journal={Clinical neurosurgery}, year={2005}, volume={52}, pages={315-30} }