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Experimental RadioSurgery May Help with Severe OCD


An experimental procedure is being looked at to help those with severe OCD:

"Radiosurgery may help patients with severe obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), when other treatments have failed, according to a new study.

Dr Douglas Kondziolka and colleagues of University of Pittsburgh reported promising results of radiosurgery in three patients with very severe, ‘medically refractory’ OCD.

Although further research was needed, the procedure could provide a new treatment alternative for the most extreme and difficult cases of OCD.

The patients were two women and a man with extremely severe OCD – on a standard OCD severity scale, two of the patients scored 39 out of 40."

Read More: http://www.indiatalkies.com/2011/01/radiosurgery-benefit-patients-severe...


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