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Amazing Results From Pacemaker Electrodes Implanted in Patients With Major Depression, University of Bonn Study


4/10/2013 8:12:08 AM

Researchers from the Bonn University Hospital implanted pacemaker electrodes into the medial forebrain bundle in the brains of patients suffering from major depression with amazing results: In six out of seven patients, symptoms improved both considerably and rapidly. The method of Deep Brain Stimulation had already been tested on various structures within the brain, but with clearly lesser effect. The results of this new study have now been published in the renowned international journal Biological Psychiatry.

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