In 1997, long before he became director of neurosciences at UCHealth’s Memorial Hospital, Dr. John McVicker performed Colorado’s first deep brain stimulation. A neurosurgical procedure used to treat conditions like Parkinson’s disease and essential tremors, DBS implants a device that sends electrical stimulation to targeted areas in the brain that control movement. McVicker remembers it […]
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