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LIVING WITH DBS THERAPY DBS THERAPY FOR OCD

WHAT HAPPENS AFTER SURGERY

After you receive your DBS device, you’ll work closely with your healthcare team to ensure therapy is successful.

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DAILY LIVING WITH DBS

Understand how to get the most out of deep brain stimulation for obsessive-compulsive disorder.*

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REPLACEMENT DEVICE

To continue therapy without interruption, you’ll need to replace your device occasionally before the battery runs out.

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Information on this site should not be used as a substitute for talking with your doctor. Always talk with your doctor about diagnosis and treatment information.


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Humanitarian Device: Authorized by Federal (U.S.A.) law for use as an adjunct to medications and as an alternative to anterior capsulotomy for treatment of chronic, severe, treatment-resistant obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) in adult patients who have failed at least three selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). The effectiveness of this device for this use has not been demonstrated.