What is Thalamotomy?

Category: Surgeries


Thalamotomy is a surgical procedure which involves destruction of part of, or all of, the thalamus. This can have a positive effect on tremor in Parkinson's disease. In modern times DBS is the preferred option as it is reversible.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Thalamotomy

Side effect Patients Percentage


Stopped having Thalamotomy

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 3
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 0
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Thalamotomy.