Has the FDA approved deep brain stimulation of the thalamus to treat multiple sclerosis?
The FDA has not specifically approved deep brain stimulation of the thalamus to treat multiple sclerosis. However, this does not mean that the treatment is experimental or that it would not be covered by insurance. There are many examples of treatments that are used every day, but have not been approved by the FDA for a specific medical condition.
From: Multiple Sclerosis and Deep Brain Stimulation WebMD Medical Reference
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