Managing Neurological Disorders Using Neuromodulation

Chapter

Abstract

With the aging of the US and indeed most of the world population, there is a corresponding increase in neurodegenerative and other chronic neurological disorders [11, 56]. The common chronic neurological conditions which are experienced by a significant proportion of the US population include stroke, epilepsy, brain and spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease, and Parkinson's disease.

Keywords

Obesity Depression Dementia Schizophrenia Expense 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chima O. Oluigbo
    • 1
  • Mariel Szapiel
    • 1
  • Ali R. Rezai
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Neurosurgery and the Center for NeuromodulationThe Ohio State University Medical CenterColumbusUSA

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