Management News for Patients with Functional Disorders


Antonio De Salles, MD, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Neurosurgery and Radiation Oncology at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and Chief of Neuroscience at Hospital do Coração (HCor) in São Paulo, Brazil, reveals news in the management of functional disorders including psychiatric disease. He begins by giving a short history of the treatment of functional disorders dating back to the 1800s. He then gives an outlook on technology and methods for future treatments, including advanced imaging to understand and target pathways, lesioning and neuromodulation techniques.


Video Transcript

Okay. My credentials are there. I will introduce each one of the other speakers as we go along. I was asked to tell you news about the functional disorders, what do we have now that we improved the quality of our functional work, what's new, what's in the pipeline. And I have to tell you that Brainlab has inspired with the imaging work mainly with the image fusion that became almost seamless. When I started these, I used to make slides and fused X-rays with the MRI scans and now we have all that seamless. We don't even think about...

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