Thalamotomy as a treatment option for tremor after ineffective deep brain stimulation.

@article{Bahgat2013ThalamotomyAA,
  title={Thalamotomy as a treatment option for tremor after ineffective deep brain stimulation.},
  author={Diaa A Bahgat and Stephen T. Magill and Caglar M Berk and Shirley McCartney and Kim Burchiel},
  journal={Stereotactic and functional neurosurgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={91 1},
  pages={18-23}
}
BACKGROUND As the number of deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgeries increases, complications from malpositioned electrodes, tolerance to stimulation and loss of efficacy have also increased. Our objective was to assess thalamotomy as a salvage treatment option after ineffective DBS. METHODS A retrospective chart analysis of patients who underwent… CONTINUE READING