rTMS vs DBS
Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation?
or Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)?
Executive function and working memory are the foundation of a coherent and meaningful life. Before considering surgical brain stimulation for depression and Parkinson's Disease, remember that Magnetic Brain Stimulation increases executive function while Surgical (DBS) impairs executive function.
Although there is a role for both methods, Surgical (DBS) is a last resort - after all other options have been tried. Outpatient brain stimulation is one option to try before surgery.
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