Surgical procedures have been playing a bigger role in Parkinson's treatments over the least 10 years. The brain pacemaker, also called deep brain stimulation, is gaining popularity. What are the benefits for patients?
It may sound like something out of Frankenstein, but it’s a milestone in the field of brain surgery. By implanting micro-electrodes in the brain, doctors can prevent the trembling that accompanies Parkinson’s disease.
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