Deep Brain Stimulation is a comprehensive, yet practical guide for any physician interested in this life changing therapy for patients with Parkinson’s disease, tremor, dystonia or obsessive-compulsive disorders.
Written by experts in the field from different world renowned institutions, this book gives a unique and comprehensive insight into the universe of deep brain stimulation.
Filled with tables and colored figures, this book covers all the aspects of deep brain stimulation, including a historical review, the underlying neurophysiologic mechanism of treatment, intra-operative details from the neurosurgical and the neurophysiologic standpoint, a review of the evidence supporting the use of deep brain stimulation for each disorder, algorithms for patient selection, programming strategies, as well as troubleshooting and prospective indications. It will be useful to residents and fellows, as well as neurologists and psychiatrists already managing or looking into managing the care of patients with deep brain stimulation.
Deep Brain Stimulation: A Historical Review
(Raja Mehanna, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA)
Basal Ganglia Physiology and DBS for Parkinson’s Disease: Introduction and Postulated Mechanisms
(Pornpimol Anprasertporn, Neda Hidarilak, Harrison Walker, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA)
Basics of Neurostimulation
(Aasef G. Shaikh and Hubert H. Fernandez, Center for Neurological Restoration, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA)
Deep Brain Stimulation from the Neurosurgical Standpoint
(Sebastian J. Villarreal, Albert Fenoy, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, TX, USA)
Intraoperative Microelectrode Recording for Parkinson’s Disease, Essential Tremor and Dystonia
(Scott E. Cooper, Center for Neurological Restoration, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA)
Deep Brain Stimulation in Parkinson’s Disease
(Raja Mehanna, University of Texas Health Care Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA)
Deep Brain Stimulation for Essential Tremor
(Jessika Suescun, Allison Boyle, Mya Schiess, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA)
Deep Brain Stimulation for Dystonia
(Jessika Suescun, Erin Furr-Stimming, Neepa Patel, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA, and others)
Deep Brain Stimulation in Other Neurological and Psychiatric Conditions
(William Ondo, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA)
Troubleshooting in DBS
(Aparna Wagle Shukla, Alberto Bona, Roger Walz, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA, and others)