Can Brain ‘Pacemaker’ Improve Lives of Head Trauma Patients?

Deep brain stimulation appears to boost function and quality of life, small study finds.

When doctors implanted the DBS system in the patients, the lead was connected to stimulate the damaged areas of the brain with electrical impulses.

After two years of treatment, the researchers reported that three of the four participants demonstrated behavioral and emotional improvements, and substantial gains in functional independence.

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