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Andres Lozano:
Andres Lozano: El mal de Parkinson, depresión y el interruptor que podría apagarlos

TEDxCaltech · 15:34 · Filmed Jan 2013
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La estimulación cerebral profunda se ha vuelto muy precisa. Esta técnica permite a los cirujanos colocar electrodos en prácticamente cualquier área del cerebro, y encenderla o apagarla — como un radio o un termostato — para corregir desperfectos. Un vistazo drástico a las técnicas emergentes, en donde una mujer con mal de Parkinson deja de temblar instantáneamente y las partes del cerebro erosionadas por la enfermedad, vuelven a la vida. (Filmado en TEDxCaltech.)

Neurosurgeon
The chair of neurosurgery at the University of Toronto, Andres Lozano has pioneered the use of deep brain stimulation for treating Parkinson’s, depression, anorexia and Alzheimer’s disease. Full bio
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