20 Things to Know about Deep Brain Stimulation by Erwin B. Montgomery Jr.

By Erwin B. Montgomery Jr.

Twenty issues to understand approximately Deep mind Stimulation is an in depth and in-depth severe research of the sector of Deep mind Stimulation (DBS) from what many may perhaps think of a progressive point of view. This ebook demonstrates the original nature and fabulous promise of DBS and indicates the way it is extraordinary as a healing intervention. Dr. Montgomery presents an epistemic research of the presuppositions, assumptions and fallacies underlying present medical knowing of DBS in addition to the body structure and pathophysiology suffering from DBS. studies of the protection and efficacy for a couple of stipulations, sufferer choices and concerns within the post-operative administration also are integrated. Given the progressive capability and the complexity of DBS in an ever altering healthcare supply context, the ethics of DBS are mentioned intimately.

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Strenuously argued early theories insisted that the similarity of DBS in the vicinity of the globus pallidus interna to pallidotomy was evidence for mechanisms common to both therapies, namely, reduced activity of the globus pallidus interna. Such reasoning, however, falls victim to the fallacy of pseudotransitivity, which may be formally expressed as if a implies c and b implies c, then a implies b (where a is “DBS in the vicinity of the globus pallidus interna,” b is “pallidotomy,” and c is “improved Parkinsonism”).

New York: Humana Press; 2008:215–228. Montgomery EB Jr. Deep Brain Stimulation Programming: Principles and Practice, Oxford: Oxford University Press; 2010. Montgomery EB Jr. The epistemology of deep brain stimulation and neuronal pathophysiology. Front Integr Neurosci. 2012;6:78. Montgomery EB Jr. Deep brain stimulation: mechanisms of action. In: Ejamel S, Slavin KV, eds. Neurostimulation: Principles and Practice. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons; 2013: 3–19. Montgomery EB Jr. Neurophysiology. In Pahwa R, Lyons KE, eds.

New York: Humana Press; 2008:215–228. Montgomery EB Jr. Deep Brain Stimulation Programming: Principles and Practice, Oxford: Oxford University Press; 2010. Montgomery EB Jr. The epistemology of deep brain stimulation and neuronal pathophysiology. Front Integr Neurosci. 2012;6:78. Montgomery EB Jr. Deep brain stimulation: mechanisms of action. In: Ejamel S, Slavin KV, eds. Neurostimulation: Principles and Practice. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons; 2013: 3–19. Montgomery EB Jr. Neurophysiology. In Pahwa R, Lyons KE, eds.

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