Surgical Decision-Marking for Movement Disorders


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Surgical approaches are an important consideration in the management of many movement disorders, particularly for patients’ refractory to medications. In this episode, Head of the Deep Brain Stimulation Program and staff neurologist, Ben Walter, MD, engages in conversation regarding the underutilization of surgical interventions and he explains when surgery should be considered for patients with conditions like Parkinson’s disease and essential tremor.

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