Minimally invasive procedure ‘relieves tremors in Parkinson’s patients’ – The Irish News

The approach applies pulses of focused ultrasound to the brain, scientists say.

Scientists believe they have developed a minimally invasive procedure that relieves tremors in patients with Parkinson’s disease.

The approach applies pulses of focused ultrasound to the brain, according to a new study presented next week at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).

Scientists say it is safe and effective in reducing tremors and improving the quality of life of people with essential tremor (ET) or Parkinson’s disease (PD) tremor.

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