Deep brain stimulation: current challenges and future directions

Andres M. Lozano, Nir Lipsman, Hagai Bergman, Peter Brown, Stephan Chabardes, Jin Woo Chang, Keith Matthews, Cameron C. McIntyre, Thomas E. Schlaepfer, Michael Schulder, Yasin Temel, Jens Volkmann, Joachim K. Krauss
  • Nature Reviews Neurology, January 2019, Springer Science + Business Media
  • DOI: 10.1038/s41582-018-0128-2

Deep Brain Stimulation for Psychiatric and Neurological disorders

What is it about?

This Review considers how DBS has facilitated advances in our understanding of how circuit malfunction can lead to brain disorders and outlines the key unmet challenges and future directions in the DBS field.

Why is it important?

The therapeutic use of deep brain stimulation (DBS) is among the most important advances in the clinical neurosciences in the past two decades.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41582-018-0128-2

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