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By Michael S. Okun, MD; Adolfo Ramirez-Zamora, MD; Pamela R. Zeilman, MSN, ANP-BC; Matthew Barabas, PA-C; Teri Green, RN
The aim of this book is to describe the various types of surgical treatment that can be utilized to reduce Parkinson’s disease (PD) symptoms. It highlights the potential therapies: deep brain stimulation, duopa therapy, lesion therapy and focused ultrasound. This practical guide describes everything from the decision to have surgery and the day of surgery, to surgical recovery.