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Tag: movement disorders

Nathan Fountain, MD, is investigating the potential of focused ultrasound to treat a rare form of
‘Giggling’ Epilepsy Our Latest Target for Focused Ultrasound Research
6/2/2018

I've told you about many of the ways we're exploring the use of focused sound waves to do brain surgery without actually cutting into the skull, but here's a new one: Dr. Nathan Fountain is testing focused ultrasound to treat a rare brain mass that causes unintentional giggling, seizures and…

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