Essays about: "Deep Brain Stimulation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 essays containing the words Deep Brain Stimulation.

  1. 1. Sex-differences in reported adverse side-effects caused by Deep Brain Stimulation therapy in the subthalamic nucleus

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för biologisk grundutbildning

    Author : Lucas Werner; [2021]
    Keywords : Deep brain stimulation; subthalamic nucleus; sex-differences; STN-DBS; Parkinson s disease;

    Abstract : Parkinson’s disease is a common neurological disease which will progressively damagedopaminergic neurons in the brain. Later stages of the disease will result in death of theneurons. The diagnosis is often made with respect to the motor symptoms, which includetremors, bradykinesia, and rigidity. READ MORE

  2. 2. Behavioral effects of deep brain stimulation in the subthalamic nucleus in obsessive compulsive disorder

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för biologisk grundutbildning

    Author : Rebecka Antonsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Deep brain stimulation; subthalamic nucleus; obsessive compulsive disorder; behavioral side effects; zona incerta; inferior thalamic peduncle;

    Abstract : Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is one of the most disabling psychiatric disorder. About 10% of patients with OCD do not respond to pharmacological treatment. However, deep brain stimulation (DBS) has advanced as an alternative treatment. READ MORE

  3. 3. The subthalamic nucleus in health and disease

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för biologisk grundutbildning

    Author : Yu Zhang; [2020]
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    Abstract : Parkinson’s disease (PD) is the second most common neurodegenerative disorder in the world. PD is caused by degeneration of the dopaminergic neurons in the substantia nigra pars compacta (SNc). READ MORE

  4. 4. Deep Brain Stimulation Improves Brain Efficiency in Essential Tremor Patients

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Lena Lindström; [2017]
    Keywords : Deep brain stimulation; Essential tremor; Working memory; fMRI; DBS; ET; WM;

    Abstract : The movement disorder essential tremor can be treated with deep brain stimulation (DBS), where electric current is delivered to deep brain structures through permanently implanted electrodes. In this study, brain activity during working memory performance was measured with functional magnetic resonance imaging in thirteen essential tremor patients with DBS in caudal Zona incerta, a diencephalic nucleus. READ MORE

  5. 5. Multiscale Stochastic Neuron Modeling : with applications in deep brain stimulation

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Avdelningen för beräkningsvetenskap

    Author : Aleksandar Senek; [2017]
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    Abstract : In recent years deep brain stimulation (DBS) has seen success in curing adverseeffects of several diseases, among those Parkinson. Current method for treatmentuses implanted electrodes of the brain which stimulate neurons via potential fields.The precise mechanism with which DBS works is still being researched. READ MORE