Duration of Treatmentusually takes 4 to 5 hours.

Days of Stayusually 3 to 5 days in the hospital and 30 days outside the hospital.

AnesthesiaLocal and General Anesthesia.

CostOn Request

What is Deep Brain Stimulation?

Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a surgical procedure involves implanting electrodes device called a brain pacemaker, to send electrical impulses to the areas of the brain that control the movement, pain, mood, weight, and awakening.  Deep brain stimulation is used to treat, Essential tremor, Parkinson's disease, Tourette syndrome, Chronic pain, Dystonia, Epilepsy.

Types of  Deep Brain Stimulation:-

  1. Subthalamic DBS
  2. Globus pallidus DBS
  3. Thalamic DBS
  4. Pedunculopontine nucleus DBS

 

Deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery signs include:

  • Essential tremor
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Dystonia
  • Psychiatric conditions
  • Alzheimer’s disease

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery risk factor includes:-

  • Bleeding in the brain
  • Stroke
  • Brain swelling
  • Vision and speech defect
  • Infection
  • Coma
  • Breathing problems
  • Nausea
  • Heart problems
  • Seizures

 

 

  • The patient is required to go for PSC ( Pre-surgery check-up )  to do some blood test, ECG and ECH for Cardiac check-up and urine tests to know he /she is fit for surgery or not.
  • Before the operation, you’ll be asked to sign a consent form, which gives the surgeon permission to carry out the treatment.
  • The doctor should be informed about any medication that the patient may be taking.
  • The patient is admitted to the hospital on same days before the procedures and advised to remain empty stomach/Fasting.
  • Thinners medicines have to stop before ten days of surgery.

 

 

 

To identify the diagnosis doctor advised to go for complete evolution - usually, blood investigation, (CT) scans, magnetic resonance (MRI) imaging for brain-imaging studies, angiography (imaging the brain's blood vessels) and ventriculography (imaging the brain's ventricles). Before surgery, the surgeon and anaesthesia will guide you about the benefits and risk factor of Deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery.

Step 1 – Anesthesia: Deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery takes 4 to 5 hours depending upon the procedures by giving local or general anaesthesia to relieve pain.

Step 2 – The incision: Deep brain stimulation surgery is usually done in two stages.

  1. First Stage (Brain surgery) - Patient will go under local anaesthesia. The patient’s head is placed in a rigid frame using small screws is called frame-based stereotaxis. And the neurosurgeon makes a small hole into the skull to insert a thin wire lead and will place in a particular part of the brain. A wire goes under skin and pulse generator implanted near the collarbone.
  2. Second Stage (Chest wall surgery) - Patient will go under General anaesthesia. A small incision is made below the collarbone. A wire goes under skin and pulse generator implanted near the collarbone. This extension of thin wire connects the electrode to the neurostimulator and is programmed to send continuous electrical pulses to your brain.

Step 3 – Closing the incisions: The neurosurgeon flaps the skin after the surgery with the help of Sutures, skin adhesives, tapes or clips that close the skin incisions.

The doctor will give complete information about post care of surgery, regarding recovery; proper caring of incisions, taking medications and managing. Stitches or staples will be removed after a few days of surgery.  The batteries of the neurostimulator need to be changed in 3 to 5 years.   

 

The success rate depends on patient condition and surgeon experience. Every surgical procedure has a risk, but in DBS only 2% risk factor is there. It does not cure your disease, but it may help lessen your symptoms.

  • Are you board-certified neurosurgeon?
  • How many years’ experience of you has in this field?
  • How many surgeries are you doing every day?
  • Does your hospital certify to perform these types of surgery?
  • Am I a good patient for you to this procedure?
  • Let me know success rates and how long time will take for recovery?
  • What treatment plan do you recommend and Why?
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of DBS surgery?
  • What are the costs involved in DBS surgery?
  • Is this a permanent procedure?
  • What happens if the neurostimulator stops working?
  • How long will the neurostimulator battery last?
  • What happens when my neurostimulator is ready to be replaced?
  • How long I have to stay in the hospital and outside the hospital?
  • What are the risk factors for this type of surgery?
  • When can I go for normal activities, including exercise?
  • Do I have stitches, staples, and/or bandages?
  • Do I have a scar or other permanent effects from the surgery?
  • Do I need to go to another surgery in the future?
  • Do I need any follow-up appointments or tests after my surgery?

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DEEP BRAIN STIMULATION

Duration of Treatmentusually takes 4 to 5 hours.

Days of Stayusually 3 to 5 days in the hospital and 30 days outside the hospital.

AnesthesiaLocal and General Anesthesia.

CostOn Request

What is Deep Brain Stimulation?

Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a surgical procedure involves implanting electrodes device called a brain pacemaker, to send electrical impulses to the areas of the brain that control the movement, pain, mood, weight, and awakening.  Deep brain stimulation is used to treat, Essential tremor, Parkinson's disease, Tourette syndrome, Chronic pain, Dystonia, Epilepsy.

Types of  Deep Brain Stimulation:-

  1. Subthalamic DBS
  2. Globus pallidus DBS
  3. Thalamic DBS
  4. Pedunculopontine nucleus DBS

 

symptoms

Deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery signs include:

  • Essential tremor
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Dystonia
  • Psychiatric conditions
  • Alzheimer’s disease

 

 

 

 

 

 

risk factors

Deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery risk factor includes:-

  • Bleeding in the brain
  • Stroke
  • Brain swelling
  • Vision and speech defect
  • Infection
  • Coma
  • Breathing problems
  • Nausea
  • Heart problems
  • Seizures

 

 

preparation

  • The patient is required to go for PSC ( Pre-surgery check-up )  to do some blood test, ECG and ECH for Cardiac check-up and urine tests to know he /she is fit for surgery or not.
  • Before the operation, you’ll be asked to sign a consent form, which gives the surgeon permission to carry out the treatment.
  • The doctor should be informed about any medication that the patient may be taking.
  • The patient is admitted to the hospital on same days before the procedures and advised to remain empty stomach/Fasting.
  • Thinners medicines have to stop before ten days of surgery.

 

 

 

procedure

To identify the diagnosis doctor advised to go for complete evolution - usually, blood investigation, (CT) scans, magnetic resonance (MRI) imaging for brain-imaging studies, angiography (imaging the brain's blood vessels) and ventriculography (imaging the brain's ventricles). Before surgery, the surgeon and anaesthesia will guide you about the benefits and risk factor of Deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery.

Step 1 – Anesthesia: Deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery takes 4 to 5 hours depending upon the procedures by giving local or general anaesthesia to relieve pain.

Step 2 – The incision: Deep brain stimulation surgery is usually done in two stages.

  1. First Stage (Brain surgery) - Patient will go under local anaesthesia. The patient’s head is placed in a rigid frame using small screws is called frame-based stereotaxis. And the neurosurgeon makes a small hole into the skull to insert a thin wire lead and will place in a particular part of the brain. A wire goes under skin and pulse generator implanted near the collarbone.
  2. Second Stage (Chest wall surgery) - Patient will go under General anaesthesia. A small incision is made below the collarbone. A wire goes under skin and pulse generator implanted near the collarbone. This extension of thin wire connects the electrode to the neurostimulator and is programmed to send continuous electrical pulses to your brain.

Step 3 – Closing the incisions: The neurosurgeon flaps the skin after the surgery with the help of Sutures, skin adhesives, tapes or clips that close the skin incisions.

post procedure

The doctor will give complete information about post care of surgery, regarding recovery; proper caring of incisions, taking medications and managing. Stitches or staples will be removed after a few days of surgery.  The batteries of the neurostimulator need to be changed in 3 to 5 years.   

 

success rate

The success rate depends on patient condition and surgeon experience. Every surgical procedure has a risk, but in DBS only 2% risk factor is there. It does not cure your disease, but it may help lessen your symptoms.

faqs from doctor

  • Are you board-certified neurosurgeon?
  • How many years’ experience of you has in this field?
  • How many surgeries are you doing every day?
  • Does your hospital certify to perform these types of surgery?
  • Am I a good patient for you to this procedure?
  • Let me know success rates and how long time will take for recovery?
  • What treatment plan do you recommend and Why?
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of DBS surgery?
  • What are the costs involved in DBS surgery?
  • Is this a permanent procedure?
  • What happens if the neurostimulator stops working?
  • How long will the neurostimulator battery last?
  • What happens when my neurostimulator is ready to be replaced?
  • How long I have to stay in the hospital and outside the hospital?
  • What are the risk factors for this type of surgery?
  • When can I go for normal activities, including exercise?
  • Do I have stitches, staples, and/or bandages?
  • Do I have a scar or other permanent effects from the surgery?
  • Do I need to go to another surgery in the future?
  • Do I need any follow-up appointments or tests after my surgery?

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