Deep Brain Stimulation: Technology and Applications (Volume 2)
Part of the Neurology collection
Edited by Jerrold L Vitek
Volume II addresses the multiple applications that have now been studied, are currently being explored or have been proposed for treatment with DBS. Starting with PD and evolving through other movement and psychiatric disorders, as well as addiction, epilepsy, obesity, headache and pain, this volume provides a comprehensive overview of the current and potential role of DBS in the treatment of neurological, psychiatric and other disorders. Taken together this two volume set will bring together the basic principles and current understanding of DBS applications and technology, while looking ahead to the future of neuromodulation and the next generation of therapies beyond DBS. This book will give an overview of where DBS stands as a therapy for various disorders and where it is headed.