For the first time in history in the UK, a male patient with the help of a small brain implant Parkinson’s disease symptoms free was. The first patient to undergo this unusual treatment process Tony Howells called Britain became a citizen. To the person in question at Southmid Hospital in Bristol deep brain stimulation (DBS) device is placed. This device can send electrical impulses to damaged areas of the brain. According to Howells, before the operation, he tried to walk normally on the street. But in the end it’s just 20He was able to walk 0 meters. “After the operation, I went for a walk again and I was able to cover 4 km. It was great, ”Howells said.
It should be noted that, There is currently no cure for Parkinson’s disease in the world. It is a degenerative disease of the nervous system. Symptoms of Parkinson’s disease include involuntary body tremors, slow movements, and lack of muscle flexibility. “Unless you have Parkinson’s disease, you can’t understand how serious it is. Even tying shoelaces can be a daunting task, ”said Howells. The essence of the operation performed pacemaker the patient’s chest with a battery the size of a battery and or placed in the stomach. Then the wires are connected to the battery and these wires extend under the patient’s skin like an implant in the brain. The new DBS system is the smallest ever created.