About DBS Therapy

Not everyone with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) responds well to medication or cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). Reclaim® DBS Therapy for OCD may relieve some of the symptoms of chronic, severe, treatment-resistant OCD.

What Is It?

Reclaim DBS Therapy for OCD uses surgically implanted medical devices, similar to a cardiac pacemaker. It delivers carefully controlled electrical stimulation to precisely targeted areas of the brain linked to OCD, and may help to reduce some of the symptoms of OCD.
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Benefits and Risks

Like other brain surgeries, Reclaim DBS Therapy for OCD carries potential risks and side effects. However, the treatment itself is non-destructive (does not destroy brain tissue), reversible and adjustable.
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Questions and Answers

We’ve provided answers to some of the most common questions and concerns about Reclaim DBS Therapy for OCD.
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Information on this site should not be used as a substitute for talking with your doctor. Always talk with your doctor about diagnosis and treatment information.

Last updated: 22 Sep 2010

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