MD Magazine: Using ultrasound to stop tremors in Parkinson’s and dyskinesia

| Posted in Brain Disease, Brain Education, Brain Research

A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-guided focused ultrasound on the brain used to treat Parkinson’s disease (PD) may also prove promising for dyskinesia treatment, results from a phase 3 study suggest.  Researchers from the University of Maryland Medical Center are testing the noninvasive technique as a final step before the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) may consider approval for the technology. This study is just the second clinical trial of its kind. (April 12, 2018)

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