Centre for Brain Research semiar: "Surgical management of movement disorders" and "Deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s disease" Event as iCalendar

31 October 2013

10 - 11:30am

Venue: Clinical Education Centre, Level 5, Auckland City Hospital

Mr Ari Bok,  Neurosurgeon, ADHB

Surgical management of movement disorders: past, present and future.

The development of surgery for movement disorders and the pioneers involved. The current surgical management will be explained and the potential operations that may benefit patients in future will be mentioned.

Dr Mark Simpson, Neurologist, ADHB

Deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s disease The most frequent indication for deep brain stimulation is Parkinson’s disease, yet not every patient with Parkinson’s   disease is a good candidate for DBS.

I will explain what, how and why DBS can help people with Parkinson’s disease.