DBS

abbreviation

Definition of DBS

direct broadcast satellite

Medical Dictionary

DBS

abbreviation

medical Definition of DBS

deep brain stimulation
  • Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a therapeutic option for intractable neurological and psychiatric disorders, including Parkinson's disease and major depression.
  • —Viviana Gradinaru et al.Science17 Apr. 2009
  • DBS involves the insertion of electrodes deep in the brain to hit a precise neuroanatomical target that is believed to be central to the disease being treated.
  • —Alison AbbottNature7 July 2005

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