What is Deep Brain Stimulation Surgical Procedure?

Category: Surgeries

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Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a neurosurgical treatment which stimulates the brain with mild electrical signals. DBS is used to treat tremor and other motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. This treatment refers to the actual surgery associated with this intervention.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 5

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Deep Brain Stimulation Surgical Procedure

Side effect Patients
Balance problems 1
Motor skill difficulty 1
Vertigo 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently having Deep Brain Stimulation Surgical Procedure

Dosage Patients
one time 1

Duration

Currently having Deep Brain Stimulation Surgical Procedure

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1

Stopped having Deep Brain Stimulation Surgical Procedure

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 10
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 3
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