Our experienced surgeons use a Gamma Knife® device to focus high-energy gamma rays precisely on an area in the brain that causes tremor, resulting in the destruction of the brain cells causing the tremor. No surgical incisions or electrodes are needed, and this revolutionary treatment occurs during just one outpatient visit.
The Gamma Knife thalamotomy procedure for essential tremor treatment is typically restricted to patients with severe tremors who are not candidates for deep brain stimulation. The procedure takes approximately one hour; benefits may begin to be apparent three to six weeks after treatment.
NSPC Brain & Spine Surgery (NSPC) (NSPC) offers award-winning doctors and state-of-the-art technology to treat movement disorders, such as essential tremor.
Compared to traditional open surgery, Gamma Knife thalamotomy has several key advantages:
For over 50 years & 350,000 patients NSPC has been a trusted global medical leader.
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