Treating Tourette’s Syndrome with Deep Brain Stimulation

A man in India suffering from Tourette’s syndrome, a rare neurological disorder characterized by involuntary movements and vocalizations know as tics, has undergone successful functional neurosurgery to control his disorder.

During surgery, the patient’s brain was fitted with deep brain stimulation (DBS) device that releases electrical impulses to control his tics. Read the full article here >>

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