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Neurosurgeon Provides “Asleep” Option for Patients Undergoing DBS Surgery


(September 11, 2013) – Today patients have the option of undergoing deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery while they are under general anesthesia. “Asleep” DBS uses real-time MRI imaging to ensure that the electrode is placed in the correct location. Traditionally patients undergoing this surgery have been awake during the procedure. Read more…



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