This surgical procedure destroys a small group of cells in the thalamus, a major area that receives information from the basal ganglia. This procedure is mainly effective in abolishing tremor on the opposite side of the body to the surgery.
When it is determined that surgery is the best option, MemorialCare offers a range of surgical approaches, from traditional open surgery to minimally invasive surgery. We make your needs and patient safety the top priorities and together we make the right choice.
The Neuroscience Institute’s highly qualified, interdisciplinary team of renowned physician specialists, nurses, social workers, rehabilitation therapists, other clinicians and support staff are involved in specialized centers, each with their own expertise.
The Parkinson's and Movement Disorders Disease Program at Orange Coast Medical Center provides comprehensive, compassionate and timely treatment for patients with movement disorders with some of the top neurologists and neurosurgeons in Orange County.
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