Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery(Functional Stereotaxy) for Parkinson Disease


In November 2006, Patient Bernard Verbaan and his family began to be aware of his shuffling and dragging gait. As time went by, he started to suffer tremors in his right hand and began to have difficulty in writing. His walking became slower and his speech was negatively affected.

Medical Condition before Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery for Parkinson’s Disease (PD)

Patient Bernard Verbaan had frequent urination and constipation. He couldn’t walk properly with his shuffling gait, and this was very difficult for him. He had developed poor coordination.
His low, blurred voice made it difficult for him to communicate with others.
Muscle tone of his right leg was elevated. He presented with an unsteady gait and tremors.

Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery for Parkinson’s Disease (PD)

The patient was given stereotactic nucleus destruction with neural growth factors for Parkinson’s Disease, Daily IV medications, neural nutrition and protection as well as physical and occupational therapy sessions, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Acupuncture.

Medical Condition after Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery for Parkinson’s Disease (PD)

After the treatment for Parkinson’ s disease, improvement in his movements was quite evident: it became much easier for him to walk and carry out daily activities.

His speech improved significantly: he could speak louder and clearer than before. Patient Bernard Verbaan’s wife expressed their gratitude and appreciation to the entire medical and service team at Beijing Puhua International Hospital.