DBS Therapy for Essential Tremor Deep Brain Stimulation

Deep brain stimulation should be considered when a patient with essential tremor has disabling symptoms and medications are ineffective or have intolerable side effects.

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Deep brain stimulation has been shown to reduce tremor in the upper extremity that is associated with essential tremor.1

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Medtronic DBS Therapy for Parkinson's Disease and Essential Tremor Clinical Summary, 2015.