Asleep or Awake - which procedure is right for me?

The Denver DBS Center is one of only a few facilities in the world to offer both the Asleep deep brain stimulation (DBS) and Awake DBS procedures. Each option has its advantages and disadvantages, ranging from:

  • Number of surgeries
  • Electrode placement
  • Pre-MRI requirement
  • Alertness during surgery 
  • Number of years performed 

Use this FREE guide to better understand your options. The guide comes complete with a questionnaire that can help you determine which procedure may be right for you.


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