Focused Ultrasound: Transforming Care for Essential Tremor (ET) and Tremor-predominant Parkinson’s Disease (PD) Patients
An Incision-free Option in an Outpatient Setting
OHSU is the only hospital in Oregon performing incisionless neurosurgery using MR-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound for the treatment of medication-refractory essential tremor and tremor-dominant Parkinson’s disease. Without incisions, the procedure carries low risk. Patients get immediate tremor relief for improved quality of life.
Join us online for this free seminar.
When: Oct. 22, 8-9:30 a.m.
Who should attend: Neurologists, internal medicine, family medicine, allied health professionals.
Learning objectives: Describe the focused ultrasound technology, compare focused ultrasound with other available procedures for management of tremor, define the benefits of the transformative technology, explain patient selection criteria and who is a candidate.
Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery, Head of the Division of Functional Neurosurgery and Medical Director for the Focused Ultrasound Program
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Medical Director for the Deep Brain Stimulation Program
Accreditation and credit
Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
OHSU School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.