Posts tagged as

DBS

A Shift Back Toward GPi Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s Disease

Time to Consider GPi DBS for Parkinson’s Disease: A Shift in the Practice of Patient Selection for DBS Michael S. Okun, M.D. Read Dr. Okun’s What’s Hot in Parkinson’s disease blog each month at www.parkinson.org A huge question facing Parkinson’s disease patients and clinicians has been, what is the best…

DBS Battery Estimator

DBS Battery Life Estimators designed by Montuno, MA; Kohner, AB; and Okun, MS Intended Use of DBS Battery Estimators Consult your doctor about battery changes as this is not designed to replace medical care. We recommend estimations be used…

Kelly D. Foote, M.D.

Professor, Lillian S. Wells Department of Neurosurgery, University of Florida College of Medicine Co-Director, Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases at UF Health…

The sweet spot? UF doctors test targets for Parkinson surgery

Excerpt from UF Health Science Center News article: Doctors may be able to tailor a specialized form of brain surgery to more closely match the needs of Parkinson patients, according to results from the first large-scale effort to compare the two current target areas of deep brain stimulation surgery, or…