medical Definition of DBS
- 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., Science, 17 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 Abbott, Nature, 7 July 2005
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