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DBS

abbr.
direct broadcast satellite

DBS

abbreviation for
1. (Broadcasting) direct broadcasting by satellite
2. (Telecommunications) direct broadcasting satellite
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The LGH Deep Brain Stimulation operation Center has become first ever such centre of entire Islamic world.
Deep brain stimulation is already given to some Parkinson's disease patients who do not react to drugs.
NTU scientists have discovered that deep brain stimulation could also be used to enhance the growth of brain cells which mitigates the harmful effects of dementia-related conditions and improves short and long-term memory.
If drugs --which often have undesirable side effects, especially at higher doses--fail to give relief, neurosurgeons and neurologists may work together to supplement medications with deep brain stimulation, aimed at modulating abnormal nerve signals.
The next step is to understand how deep brain stimulation changes the brain, particularly in people with behavioral and cognitive problems, Rezai says.
About 40 patients are expected to receive the deep brain stimulation implant over the next year or so at Johns Hopkins; the University of Toronto; the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; the University of Florida, Gainesville; and Banner Health System in Phoenix.
The study employs the use of deep brain stimulation (DBS), the same technology used to successfully treat about 100,000 patients worldwide with movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease.
Some techniques such as deep brain stimulation (DBS) are already used by thousands of patients.
However, he noted, the idea that deep brain stimulation could effectively treat refractory depression is an alluring one that must be pursued.
For these patients, surgically implanted deep brain stimulation devices may offer an adjunctive treatment.
I was pleased to read the article on deep brain stimulation in the January/February issue of DAV Magazine.