The Parkinson's Appeal for Deep Brain Stimulation

USEFUL LINKS

Helpline: Parkinson's UK 0800 800 0303
Specialist nurses and advisors are available at the end of the phone to deal with all aspects of living with Parkinson's
The Helpline is free and confidential
www.parkinsons.org.uk

Brain Research Trust
www.brt.org.uk

Parkinson Disease Society
www.parkinsons.org.uk

DBS for Dystonia discussion group
http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/DBSforDystonia

The Dystonia Medical Research Foundation
www.dystonia-foundation.org

European Parkinson's Disease Association
www.epda.eu.com

Pals Support Group
http://gofree.indigo.ie/~pdpals/

Clinical Depression Website
www.clinical-depression.co.uk

The Cure Parkinson's Trust
http://www.cureparkinsons.org.uk

Medtronic
www.medtronic.co.uk

The Parkinson's Alliance
www.parkinsonalliance.net

Family Caregiver Alliance
www.caregiver.org

Care4Dystonia, Inc
www.care4dystonia.org

The Michael J. Fox Foundation
www.michaeljfox.org

The Institute of Neurology
www.ucl.ac.uk/ion

Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience & Movement Disorders
www.sobell.ion.ucl.ac.uk

Birmingham Clinical Trials Unit PD Surgical Trials
www.pdsurg.bham.ac.uk

The Royal College of Physicians clinical guideline for the management of Parkinson's
www.rcplondon.ac.uk/pubs/brochures/pub_print_PD.htm

National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidelines for DBS in the treatment of tremor and dystonia http://www.nice.org.uk/page.aspx?o=IP_319

Professor Benabid Neuroscience unit in Grenoble (in French) www.lyon.inserm.fr/318/
can be translated using http://babelfish.altavista.com/tr

Professor DeSalles UCLA http://neurosurgery.ucla.edu/Programs/
Functional/Functional_Intro.html

UCLA Neurosurgery
http://neurosurgery.ucla.edu/Index.html

National Parkinson Foundation
www.parkinson.org/site/pp.asp?c=9dJFJLPwB&b=486635

The Movement Disorder Society
www.movementdisorders.org/links.shtml

American Parkinson Disease Association
www.apdaparkinson.org/user/index.asp

The Tourette Syndrome (UK) Association www.tsa.org.uk/welcome.asp

Medranks
www.medranks.com

European Dana Alliance for the Brain
www.dana.org

Leiomyosaracoma organisation
www.leiomyosaracoma.org


Personal experiences of Pallidotomy

http://gofree.indigo.ie/~pdpals2/cm.htm

Links to Articles of interest

Brain pacemaker treats depression
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/4625775.stm

The New York Times - A Depression Switch?
http://www.nytimes.com/2006/04/02/magazine/02depression.html?ex=1301634000&en=8cf7b919e70e1f04&ei=5088&partner=rssnyt&emc=rss

 

 

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