• Focused ultrasound subthalamotomy improves motor features in patients with asymmetric PD

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Focused ultrasound subthalamotomy improved motor features in a group of patients with asymmetric signs of Parkinson's disease, although adverse events were “frequent,” according to results published in The New England Journal of Medicine.
    “Focused ultrasound thalamotomy has been approved by the FDA to treat essential and parkinsonian tremors,” Raúl Martínez-Fernández, MD, PhD, of the University Hospital HM Puerta del Sur and CEU San Pablo University in Mostoles, Spain and the Network Center for Biomedical Research on Neurodegenerative Diseases
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