AANS Neurosurgeon Reports Start of Focused Ultrasound Foundation-sponsored Parkinson’s Study


On October 30, the AANS Neurosurgeon reported, “The Focused Ultrasound Foundation has announced a new clinical trial investigating the use of focused ultrasound technology to treat patients with tremor-dominant Parkinson’s disease. Funded in part by the Foundation, the study has treated its first two patients at the University of Virginia to evaluate the noninvasive technology’s safety and effectiveness in alleviating medication-resistant Parkinsonian tremors.”