Lee Aase (@leeaase) published a blog post · March 19th, 2010
Deep Brain Stimulation on ABC World News
ABC World News Tonight ran a story yesterday about Roger Frisch, a solo violinist and associate concertmaster for the Minnesota Orchestra, and how he came to Mayo Clinic and Dr. Kendall Lee for relief of a career-threatening tremor.
For background, Dr. Lee discusses how and why surgery is done in these cases while the patient remains awake and even performing crucial activities:
Dr. Lee also describes related research on deep brain stimulation: