Surgery for Essential Tremor

Surgery should be considered for patients with disabling essential tremor that is not adequately controlled with drug therapy.

The four proven surgical treatments are:

Each of these procedures allow patients to potentially reduce their tremor medications.

WebMD Medical Reference Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario, MD on June 14, 2019

Sources

SOURCES:

American Academy of Neurology.
Movement Disorders Society. 

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