Quality of life saver ...big time

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Quality of life saver ...big time

#1  Postby Macdoc » Aug 24, 2016 10:00 pm

No scalpel, no drill: Medical procedure to treat uncontrollable hand tremor a 'game changer'
Ontario woman 1 of 40 patients to receive procedure that will 'revolutionize' treatment of brain disease
By Kas Roussy, CBC News Posted: Aug 24, 2016 5:00 PM ET Last Updated: Aug 24, 2016 5:17 PM ET

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Dr. Nir Lipsman from Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto prepares 76-year-old Noreen Smith for her medical procedure. (Kas Roussy/CBC)




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#2  Postby Blackadder » Aug 25, 2016 9:44 pm

Wow. That is amazing.
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#3  Postby Macdoc » Aug 26, 2016 2:02 am

Can you imagine - 30 years - can sign your name , drink water without help - them poof - 4 hours...no surgery :what: :shock:
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#4  Postby Blackadder » Aug 26, 2016 7:56 am

Macdoc wrote:Can you imagine - 30 years - can sign your name , drink water without help - them poof - 4 hours...no surgery :what: :shock:


It's the non-invasive part of it that blows me away. Could this be used to remove brain tumours for example? Very interesting.
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#5  Postby Macdoc » Aug 26, 2016 9:04 am

Yeah - occurred to me as well...maybe other areas difficult to deal with too...gotta think a lot of potential.
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#6  Postby zoon » Aug 26, 2016 10:15 am

Fantastic, knowing exactly which central bit of the brain to target, as well as the non-invasive procedure.
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