Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) is a surgical procedure targets the subthalamic nucleus, which is located below the thalamus. The procedure involves implanting a thin electrode into the brain.
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This surgical procedure destroys a group of cells in the internal globus pallidus, the major area from which information leaves the basal ganglia.
This surgical procedure destroys a small group of cells in the thalamus, a major area that receives information from the basal ganglia.