Focused-ultrasound Lesion Surgery Can Treat Tremors and Improve Life Quality, Study Says

Focused-ultrasound Lesion Surgery Can Treat Tremors and Improve Life Quality, Study Says
Treating tremor in Parkinson’s patients using non-invasive and focused-ultrasound lesion surgery is associated with better quality of life when compared to deep brain stimulation, although both approaches are equally effective in easing this disease symptom, a review study reports. The study, “Outcomes in Lesion Surgery versus Deep Brain Stimulation in Patients with Tremor: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis,” was published in the journal World Neurosurgery. ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2018-12-05By Jose Marques Lopes, PhD