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Deep Brain Stimulation

"Deep Brain Stimulation" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Therapy for MOVEMENT DISORDERS, especially PARKINSON DISEASE, that applies electricity via stereotactic implantation of ELECTRODES in specific areas of the BRAIN such as the THALAMUS. The electrodes are attached to a neurostimulator placed subcutaneously.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Deep Brain Stimulation" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Deep Brain Stimulation" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 291 publications over 16 distinct years, with a maximum of 30 publications in 2018
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.