What type of tests are performed to determine if you're a good candidate for the brain surgery or not.

Brain MRI. Normally a brain MRI helps to measure if there are any anatomical abnormalities that can be treated with surgery. More important however is whether there are any symptoms that are caused by irregular anatomy, especially disabling symptoms, such as intractable seizures.

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What type of tests will the movement disorder specialist do to determine if you're a good candidate for the brain surgery?

Deep brain stim. A movement disorder specialist will listen to your history of symptoms and perform and examination. They will want to know about your tremor, rigidity, freezing, walking, using buttons and utensils, strength and cognitive status. They will evaluate you for these features also. Read more...