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A 45-year-old suffering from the degenerative disorder got a second life after undergoing Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) implantation at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences. This is the first time in Asia DBS implantation has been done using a surgical  robot called ROSA.  

 

“DBS has provided therapeutic benefits for treatment-resistant disorders like Parkinson’s, epilepsy, movement disorders, chronic pain, depression and obsessive-compulsive disorders,” said Dr. Ashok Pillai, Clinical Professor, Neurosurgery Department at Amrita Hospital.