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Deep Brain Stimulation Management is a practical guide to the use of this paradigm-shifting therapy for movement disorders, including Parkinson's disease, essential tremor, and dystonia. This title is an essential resource for clinicians who wish to begin utilizing DBS, as well as current practitioners seeking to improve their understanding and application of the technique. Highly illustrated and in full color throughout, this comprehensive book covers the key aspects of DBS practice, including patient selection, device programming and activation to achieve optimum symptom control, long-term management, and troubleshooting. With contributions from some of the most experienced clinical leaders in the field of DBS and extremely practical content, this is an essential reference text for any clinician working with DBS patients.


Contributors; Preface; 1. Introduction: the expanding role of deep brain stimulation William J. Marks, Jr; 2. Patient selection: when to consider deep brain stimulation for patients with Parkinson's Disease, essential tremor or dystonia Jill L. Ostrem; 3. Surgical placement of deep brain stimulation leads for the treatment of movement disorders - intra-operative aspects: physiological mapping, test stimulation and patient evaluation Helen Bronte Stewart; 4. Principles of neurostimulation Erwin B. Montgomery, Jr; 5. Fundamentals of deep brain stimulation programming S. Elizabeth Zauber, Peggie A. Smith and Leo Verhagen Metman; 6. Managing essential tremor patients treated with deep brain stimulation Rajesh Pahwa and Kelly E. Lyons; 7. Managing Parkinson's Disease patients treated with deep brain stimulation Rajeev Kumar and Lindsey Johnson; 8. Managing dystonia patients treated with deep brain stimulation Ioaanis U. Isaias and Michele Tagliati; 9. Assessing patient outcome and troubleshooting deep brain stimulation Frandy Susatia, Kelly D. Foote, Herbert Ward and Michael S. Okun; 10. Implementing deep brain stimulation into practice: models of patient care Stephen Grill; Index.


ISBN-13: 9780521514156
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: October, 2010
Pages: 180
Dimensions: 189.00 x 246.00 x 16.00
Weight: 670g
Availability: In stock
Subcategories: Neurology


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'I recommend this textbook, which is, to my knowledge, the first of its kind to provide a practical guide to the clinical management of movement disorders in patients with implanted neurostimulators. The book will make a useful addition to the libraries of specialists in movement disorders and general neurologists, and help to train residents and nurses in this specialty.' Jens Volkmann, The Lancet '… will be a very practical guide and resource for providers who treat patients with deep brain stimulation. The paper quality and colorful illustrations are first rate. The breakout boxes throughout the chapters that summarize the take-home points are reader friendly and very helpful for quick scanning.' Doody's Notes