1. Less invasive Deep Brain Stimulation implant

    Advanced imaging technology eliminates the need for markers prior to surgery By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer Neurosurgeon Dr. Anant Patel, who is affiliated with St. David’s North Austin Medical Center, and Neurology Solutions Movement Disorders Center Medical Director Dr.…Read More

  2. Medtronic Deep Brain Stimulation Advancements

    FDA Advises Earlier Consideration of DBS for Parkinson's disease By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer Dr. Robert Izor of Neurology Solutions Movement Disorders Center in Austin joined KXAN in the studio last week to talk about the latest advancements in Medtronic deep brain stimul…Read More

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    Deep Brain Stimulation Learning, Support Group

    Monthly Support Group Answers Questions on DBS By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer Undergoing surgery for Deep Brain Stimulation can be a stressful experience for patients and their families. Neurology Solutions sponsors a deep brain stimulation (DBS) support group monthly to pro…Read More

  4. Medtronic deep brain stimulation risks results

    Medtronic Deep Brain Stimulation: Precision, Risks & Results

    'Awake DBS' is the gold standard for precise location of electrode By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions contributing writer Neurology Solutions Medical Director Dr. Robert Izor has participated in more than 200 Medtronic deep brain stimulation procedures since 2004 with St. David's Medical Center Neu…Read More

  5. Who is a Candidate for Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery?

    Benefits of DBS may be just as promising for early stages of Parkinson’s By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer Deep brain stimulation surgery for Parkinson's disease is generally considered when quality of life is no longer acceptable and medicine no longer addresses the neurodeg…Read More

  6. Neurology Solutions patient tells story of living with dystonia

    Austin woman manages condition with Botox injections, DBS therapy By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer Phyllis Spivey of Austin noticed an odd thing when she would lie down to sleep: when she put her head on the pillow, it would pull to the right. About a year and a half after she…Read More