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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.

MeSH information
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 the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Deep Brain Stimulation" was a major or minor topic of these publication.