Holmes tremor is characterized by irregular resting, postural and intention tremors. Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is an effective treatment. A 34-year-old man with Holmes tremor, secondary to head trauma, became agitated during DBS performed under local anesthesia. Remifentanil 0.03 µg/kg/min provided effective sedation and DBS was safety and successful performed.

Successful Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery Using Remifentanil Sedation in a Noncompliant Patient With Holmes Tremor

Conti, Alfredo;
2015

Abstract

Holmes tremor is characterized by irregular resting, postural and intention tremors. Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is an effective treatment. A 34-year-old man with Holmes tremor, secondary to head trauma, became agitated during DBS performed under local anesthesia. Remifentanil 0.03 µg/kg/min provided effective sedation and DBS was safety and successful performed.
JOURNAL OF CURRENT SURGERY
Fodale, Vincenzo; Mallamace, Raffaella; Lucerna, Sebastiano; Conti, Alfredo; Morgante, Francesca
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