Functional Neurosurgery consists of procedures in which external stimulus is given to an organ of the body to improve its function which can be like External battery to give current to improve function of Brain, Spine, Urinary Bladder and Vagus Nerve.
DBS or Deep Brain Stimulation is done to improve Movement Disorders like Parkinson’s disease, Dystonia and Tremors.
Other Neuromodulation Techniques
- Spinal cord Simulation SCS for spinal cord disorders.
- Vagal Nerve Stimulation or VNS for control of Epilepsy.
Stimulation of bladder to control urinary bladder dysfunction like urge incontinence and bladder contraction disorders.
Prof. Shahzad Shams worked as Head and Professor of Neurosurgery Department at Lahore General Hospital, LGH, Lahore, Pakistan and presently works as Chairman Department of Neurosurgery King Edward Medical University and Mayo Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan.
He excels in all kinds of treatments required for diseases like Parkinson’s disease, Essential tremors and Dystonia. Prof Shahzad Shams is the best Neurosurgeon for the treatment of movement disorders and considered the best among the Doctors, Neuro physicians, Medical Specialists and General Physicians.
Deep Brain Stimulation
Prof Shahzad Shams excels in all kinds of treatments required for diseases like Dystonia, Parkinson’s disease and Essential tremors. Prof Shahzad Shams is one of the Pioneers of DBS Deep Brain Stimulation surgery for Dystonia and other movement disorders in Pakistan and is referred cases from abroad also.
He is the first in Pakistan to start DBS surgery in the Private sector at Omar Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan. He is the best neurosurgeon for DBS Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery for Parkinson’s Disease in Pakistan and Asia.
Surgery For Movement Disorders
Prof Shahzad Shams is the best Neurosurgeon for the treatment with most advance and latest techniques for Movement Disorders with DBS Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery in Lahore, Pakistan for diseases like:
1. Parkinson’s Disease
2. Essential Tremors
- Cervical Dystonia
- Generalized Dystonia
- Meig’s Syndrome Oral and Facial spasm
7. Obsessive-compulsive disorder OCD
8. Writer’s cramp
9. Tourette’s Syndrome
10. Major Depression
11. Alzheimer’s disease
12. Huntington’s Chorea
Programming after deep brain stimulation is a very specialized process for which Prof Shahzad Shams is the best in Pakistan. Best Neurosurgeon for treatment and DBS deep brain stimulation surgery for Parkinson’s disease, Tremors and Dystonia in Lahore, Pakistan.
Prof Shams Movement Disorder Clinic is the most comprehensive and has robust program for treatment of Parkinson’s disease , Tremors and Dystonia in Pakistan.
DBS Surgery- Deep Brain Stimulation Procedure
DBS surgery involves placing a thin metal electrode into one of several possible brain targets and attaching it to a computerized pulse generator, which is implanted under the skin in the chest below the collar bone.
All parts of the stimulator system are internal; there are no wires coming out through the skin. A programming computer held next to the skin over the pulse generator is used to adjust the settings for optimal symptom control.
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Essential Tremors