Yashoda Hospital surgeons conducted a surgery known as Thalamotomy, which involves removal of a small part of the brain -- Thalamus -- that controls certain involuntary movements, on a 62-year-old patient named Shekhar who was suffering from Parkinson’s disease.
In a press release, the surgeons said that the patient was admitted to the hospital with “severe tremors” of the left hand. With the condition of the patient not improving, the team of surgeons from the hospital decided to conduct Thalamotomy.
Neurophysicians and neurosurgeons, including Dr. R.N. Komal Kumar and Dr. B.J. Rajesh Kumar, led the team of doctors in the surgery, press release added.