DBS Therapy for Dystonia Deep Brain Stimulation

Deep brain stimulation may be considered when a patient with chronic, primary dystonia* cannot successfully manage symptoms with medication.

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ABOUT DBS THERAPY

Medtronic DBS Therapy uses a surgically implanted medical device to deliver carefully controlled electrical stimulation to precisely targeted areas in the brain.

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Humanitarian Device - Authorized by Federal Law as an aid in the management of chronic, intractable (drug refractory) primary dystonia, including generalized and/or segmental dystonia, hemidystonia, and cervical dystonia (torticollis), in patients seven years of age or above. The effectiveness of the devices for treating these conditions has not been demonstrated.