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The purpose of this study is to to use functional imaging to study the mechanisms of anterior thalamic nucleus (ANT) Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS).
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The purpose of this post-approval study is to further evaluate the long-term safety and effectiveness of Medtronic DBS therapy for epilepsy on seizure reduction in newly implanted participants through 3 years of follow-up in different geographic populations.
The purpose of this study is to test different stimulation parameter sets and evaluate patient outcomes.
The purpose of this study is to understand how electrical stimulation of the brain can modulate and suppress interictal epileptiform activity as a step on the path to developing new therapies for epilepsy.
The overall purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of brain stimulation techniques currently used for clinical patient care. To determine the likelihood of improvements in seizure frequency, neurological symptoms, and quality of life after treatment with brain stimulation in certain populations, as well as evaluate for any beneficial or deleterious side effects from these modalities. In addition, in instances were brain stimulation was used for diagnostic purposes such as with cortical mapping via TMS, outcomes will be compared to other results already available in the electronic medical record system (e.g., MRI).
The primary purpose of this study is to map the electrophysiological properties of deep brain stimulation (DBS) targets and associated areas by analyzing signals recorded for clinical purposes. Electrophysiological properties such as spike statistics, power spectral density, spike-field coupling, and phase-amplitude coupling may be correlated to anatomic structures. An atlas with these properties could improve DBS lead targeting.
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