Brigham and Women’s Hospital neurosurgeon Travis S. Tierney, MD, PhD, illustrates the benefits of deep brain stimulation (DBS) in a patient with essential tremor. With Dr. Tierney, movement disorders neurologist Michael Hayes, MD, discusses microelectrode recordings to map precise brain areas to guide placement of the DBS lead, testing of the system, and connection of the lead wire to the battery pack. After surgery, the system is activated and programmed.
Publish Date: 07/13/2012
Number of Videos: 15