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Deep Brain Stimulation

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…

Turning up the brain – a profile of our new Center

The official magazine of the UF College of Medicine wrote up this great article on our new Center. Read up on our deep brain stimulation surgeries, our clinical treatment and research operations, and what makes our interdisciplinary center unique. Turning up the brain » Florida Physician – University of…

UF Publishes Study on ER Encounters and DBS

UF just published a study in this month’s Journal of Neurology citing that most ER encounters are not DBS related– We must remember to take care of the whole patient. The first author was Andrew Resnick! Abstract follows: J Neurol. 2009 Oct 8. [Epub ahead of print] The…

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…