This concise guide to deep brain stimulation (DBS) outlines a practical approach to the use of this paradigm-shifting therapy for neurologic and psychiatric disorders. Fully revised throughout, the new edition provides extensive information about the application of DBS to movement disorders, and includes new chapters on DBS to treat epilepsy and psychiatric conditions. With the evolution of surgical techniques for DBS lead implantation, a brand new section focused on interventional MRI approaches is also included. All key aspects of DBS practice are covered, including patient selection, device programming to achieve optimal symptom control, long-term management, and troubleshooting. It is a guide to be kept in the clinic and consulted in the course of managing patients being considered for, or treated with, DBS. With contributions from some of the most experienced clinical leaders in the field, this is a must-have reference guide for any clinician working with DBS patients.
- A concise but comprehensive guide for clinicians – provides a useful guide to a variety of clinicians involved in managing DBS patients
- Provides practical, clinically relevant information, written with a broad audience of clinicians in mind – neurologists, neurosurgeons, nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists, physician assistants, physiologists, and trainees (students, residents, fellows)
- Extensive troubleshooting chapter – extremely useful information unavailable in one place anywhere else