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~Estimulación cerebral profunda para trastornos del movimiento del NINDS

~Estimulación cerebral profunda para trastornos del movimiento del NINDS

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Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a surgical procedure used to treat disabling symptoms of neurological disorders, including dystonia, focal epilepsy, essential tremor, and Parkinson’s disease. The publication describes the DBS system and its advantages for patients. Also discussed is NINDS-funded research on DBS, including studies to further improve the system.

La estimulación cerebral profunda (DBS, por sus siglas en inglés) es un procedimiento quirúrgico que se usa para tartar los síntomas incapacitantes de trastornos neurológicos como distonía, epilepsia, temblor esencial y enfermedad de Parkinson. La publicación describe el sistema DBS y sus ventajas para pacientes. También se explica la investigación del sistema DBS financiada por el NINDS, incluyendo estudios para mejorar el sistema.

Pub ID: 19-NS-5648S
Publication Date: 6/2019
Format: Pamphlet
Number Of Pages: 11
Audience: General Public
Series: Fact Sheets (Spanish)

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