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Surgery should be considered for patients with disabling essential tremor that is not adequately controlled with drug therapy.
The two proven surgical treatments are:
Post Polio Syndrome
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Patients who cannot undergo surgery include those who have medical conditions other than ET that make them poor surgical candidates and those with a significant loss of thinking ability.
Both procedures allow patients to potentially reduce their tremor medications.
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American Academy of Neurology. Movement Disorders Society.
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