Closed-Loop Brain Stimulation Systems Are Getting Smarter

Closed-Loop Brain Stimulation Systems Are Getting Smarter A widely-used neurological technique, Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is used in modifying and rehabilitating brain function. Currently under development, Closed-loop or “smart” DBS systems are the next evolutionary step in neuronal signal augmentation and may offer physicians more individualized treatment possibilities for their patients. Watch Board Certified Neurosurgeon, […]

Dr. Lipson Discusses Deep Brain Stimulation Treatment During Parkinson’s Awareness Month

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month, designed to raise awareness all over the U.S. and around the world. Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a chronic and progressive movement disorder, which means that symptoms are continuous and worsen over time. The cause is unknown, and there is presently no cure. However, there are treatment options, such as medication […]

Dr. Lipson Speaks About Calming Tremors

Originally appeared in Morris Essex Health & Life in February 2015 Calming A Tremor – For some who suffer from this problem, surgery offers dramatic relief. Even if you’ve never heard of a disease called essential tremor, you’ve seen it. Think of the late actress Katharine Hepburn. In her later years, her hands shook and her voice quavered, even […]

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