Sub Thalamic Nucleus Deep Brain Stimulator Placement: Local Anesthetic or General Anesthetic?
Hilton Head South Carolina
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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.
Conference material published in Proceedings
Desorbo, Lori, "Sub Thalamic Nucleus Deep Brain Stimulator Placement: Local Anesthetic or General Anesthetic?" (2014). Department of Anesthesia Proceedings, Presentations, Posters, Speeches, Lectures, etc.. 2.