Posted on October 27, 2009 at 1:30am
LA Times: Deep Brain Stimulation Implants
Deep Brain Stimulation Eases Tics in Tourette's Syndrome
October 26, 2009
[Scar visible in left image with strand of hair coverage. Ear, rise 6", scan
right 1". That's what a brain implant scar looks like.
Deep brain stimulation, already used for treating Parkinson's disease, essential tremor and dystonia, can ease the tics and other symptoms associated with Tourette's… Continue