Speculative Diversion: MRI Guided Focused Ultrasound For Movement Disorders (BBC News)

Summary

Dr Peter Bain, consultant neurologist at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, has been exploring the use of ultrasound deep-brain surgery to treat movement disorders. Such techniques may be of use in the future for the non-invasive treatment of tremor in Parkinson’s Disease.

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Reference

Walsh, F. (2016). Doctors use deep-brain ultrasound therapy to treat tremors. London: BBC Health News, December 9th 2016.

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