Behandling af essentiel tremor med magnetisk resonans-vejledt fokuseret ultralyd

Translated title of the contribution: MR-guided focused ultrasound for treatment of essential tremor

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Abstract

Essential tremor can be a debilitating disease. In many cases, medical treatment is ineffective and/or holds significant side effects. Surgical treatment using deep brain stimulation is only possible in few and selected cases. The introduction of MR-guided focused ultrasound enables surgeons to make small and specific lesions in the thalamus with few side effects and limited risk for the patient. The effectiveness has been documented in several international studies and is summarised in this review.
Translated title of the contributionMR-guided focused ultrasound for treatment of essential tremor
Original languageDanish
Article numberV09190533
JournalUgeskrift for Laeger
Volume182
Issue number17
ISSN0041-5782
Publication statusPublished - 2020

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