Date: 2 weeks ago   Category: Health

The most young patient passed through deep stimulation of a brain


The age of the girl for whom this operation was necessary was only two years. She allowed the child to get rid of muscular spasms because of which the girl shouted in an agony and could not even eat food normally.

the Two-year-old girl from Scotland became the most young patients in the world which passed through hi-tech brain operation. Victoria Kaftanikayte received deep stimulation of a brain during which electric impulses for correction of abnormal nervous signals go to this body. Dystonia for the girl was diagnosed before operation shortly. At this frustration the organism faces uncontrollable spasms, and the girl shouted from intolerable pain. She could not eat normally food and even to breathe.

Earlier deep brain stimulation was never carried out at so young patients, but doctors decided on its implementation to save life to the child. In rare instances dystonia is fatal, but also without it the girl felt such pains that her state needed to be corrected. Surgeons showed exclusive care during the procedure, but everything passed ideally. And it gives hope and to other patients having disorder of the movement. operation took with

4 hours, it was carried out in Evelina Hospital in London. Now Victoria is restored in intensive care unit in the native Glasgow. Let's remind that deep stimulation of a brain helps to control problems with the movement. It is rather new procedure during which the electrode with four contact points is implanted into a brain, and under skin to a chutnizha of a clavicular bone the programmable pulse generator or a neurostimulator is put. Also under skin pass two conducting. When the generator turns on, electrodes carry out high-frequency stimulation of a certain zone of a brain, blocking the signals causing dystonia symptoms.

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