Deep Brain Stimulation For Dystonia Radio Broadcast

Deep Brain Stimulation For Dystonia Radio Broadcast

The Leonard Lopate Show :There are some brain disorders that do not respond to traditional treatments and therapies. Science writer Jamie Talan investigates a new and controversial procedure for the treatment of rare disorders in which electrodes are implanted in the brain with a device similar to a pacemaker. She is joined by Dr. Rob Weil, a doctor with dystonia who underwent deep brain stimulation surgery. Jamie Talan's book and the procedure are called Deep Brain Stimulation.  To listen CLICK HERE