Title

Sub Thalamic Nucleus Deep Brain Stimulator Placement: Local Anesthetic or General Anesthetic?

Organization/Association/Group

AAAA

Location

Hilton Head South Carolina

Publication Date / Copyright Date

April 2014

Abstract

Objectives: To Understand why deep brain stimulation (DBS) is performed as a gold standard on an awake patient. To Describe the effects of anesthetics and sedation drugs on microelectrode recording (MER) and the accuracy of DBS lead implantation. To Describe different types of anesthesia that allow for a successful outcome of DBS placement.

Disciplines

Anesthesiology

Conference material published in Proceedings

No

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