Neurobiology of Disease


Date: May 9, 2007 (Wednesday)
Time: 10 a.m.
Theme: Neurodegeneration: Parkinson's disease
Module: ToolBox
Session: Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)
Instructor: Hogarth/Eller
Description: Dopamine therapy has been the mainstay of PD treatment for many years. However, surgical options are now available for some patients. This session will describe DBS, its presumed mechanism, and some of the practical aspects of surgical treatment for these patients.
Readings: Circuits and Circuit Disorders of the Basal Ganglia
Mahlon R. DeLong, MD; Thomas Wichmann, MD
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Additional Readings: DBS for Parkinson's Disease
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