Suggest treatment for Parkinson's disease
Still experimental in U.S. but there are research trials you may enter
Thank you for your question. The procedure of focused ultrasound for Parkinson's disease is one that has shown promise as a noninvasive alternative to surgical procedures in patients who are either refractory or poorly responsive to standard courses of medications. To my knowledge this is not a procedure yet approved in the U.S. for clinical use but there are ongoing trials that are occurring at various centers. It is approved for commercial treatment in 7 sites outside the U.S. (Republic of Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Italy, Israel).
I can provide you the webpage URL for the Focused Ultrasound Foundation and you can visit their page for a lot more information on sites in the U.S. that are currently offering clinical trials if you are interested in joining of them or getting more information. This is where you may wish to start to find out more about this particular foundation. There are a number of tabs you can look at that will eventually take you to the page that discusses this technology with respect to Parkinson's disease.
The URL is: https://www.fusfoundation.org/the-foundation/overview
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