Deep Brain Stimulation for Movement Disorders

Deep Brain Stimulation for Movement Disorders

Deep Brain Stimulation for Movement Disorders

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) uses targeted electrical pulses to treat the neurological symptoms of movement disorders, such as Parkinson’s disease and essential tremor. In this podcast, Joshua Rosenow, MD, gives an overview of how DBS works, explains what is involved in the surgical procedure and shares the potential benefits for patients.

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Joshua Rosenow, MD, is a neurosurgeon at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He also is the Director of Functional Neurosurgery and associate professor of Neurological Surgery in the Department of Neurological Surgery at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

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Recorded 5/08/2012