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Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson's Disease
edited by Gordon H. Baltuch

An essential tool that lucidly covers all the essential elements of this revolutionary surgical technique, Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson's Disease:

  • is as an invaluable resource and teaching guide for patient evaluation and the selection of candidates for surgery
  • isoffers lucid descriptions of the surgical technique for STN DBS placement, reviewing both frame- and frameless-based approaches
  • isconsiders the morbidity and mortality associated with the procedure and details strategies for complication avoidance
  • isdiscusses pre- and post-operative management protocols, from the intensive care unit to rehabilitative settings
  • ispresents a systematic approach to programming STN with a series of real-world case examples
  • isbroaches the difficult topic of medication adjustment in the post-DBS patient for enhanced patient recovery, including illustrative case examples
  • isreviews the effect of STN DBS surgery on speech, balance, autonomic function, sleep, and weight
  • isconsiders ethical and quality-of-life issues for DBS patients

Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson's Disease expertly examines all aspects of DBS from history and theory to patient evaluation, recovery, and rehabilitation.

Contents

  1. The History of Deep Brain Stimulation
  2. Deep Brain Stimulation: Anatomnical, Physiological, and Computational Mechanisms
  3. Indications for Subthalamic Nucleus Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery
  4. Pre-op Assessment and Teaching
  5. Surgical Technique for Leksell-Frame Based Deep Brain Stimulation of the Subthalamic Nucleus
  6. Frameless Stereotaxy for Placement of Deep Brain Stimulators
  7. Complications and Avoidance
  8. Programming DBS
  9. Medication Adjustment After Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery of the Subthalamic Nucleus
  10. Motor Outcomes
  11. Subthalamic Nucleus Deep Brain Stimulation and Non-motor-symptoms of Parkinson's Disease
  12. Neuropsychiatric Complications and DBS in Parkinson's Disease
  13. Quality-of-Life Outcomes Following Stereotactic Surgery for Parkinson's Disease
  14. Conducting Clinical Trials of Deep Brain Stimulation in Parkinson's Disease
  15. Ethical Issues in Deep Brain Stimulation

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Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson's Disease
edited by Gordon H. Baltuch
2007 349 pages $228.95 + shipping
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