Penn Medicine Neurosurgery Expert on Focused Ultrasound for Essential Tremor

Penn Medicine Neurosurgery Expert on Focused Ultrasound for Essential Tremor

Dr. Gordon Baltuch explains how MR-guided Focused Ultrasound treats for patients who suffer from essential tremor.
  • Overview

    Essential Tremor is one of the most common movement disorder, affecting an estimated 3% of the population or approximately 10 million individuals in the United States.  A new technology, Focused Ultrasound offers an alternative to traditional surgery that requires no incision or opening of the skull.

    Host Dr. Jennifer Caudle is joined by Dr. Gordon Baltuch a professor of Neurosurgery and director of the Penn Center for Functional and Restorative Neurosurgery, to talk about how Focused Ultrasound is an effective treatment for Essential Tremor.

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