Deep Brain Stimulation
Fins, Joseph J.
In: Post, Stephen G., ed. Encyclopedia of Bioethics. 3rd ed. New York: Macmillan Reference USA: Thomson/Gale; 2004: 629-634.
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Fins, Joseph J; Schiff, Nicholas D (2010-06)In this article we will draw on experiences from our own research on deep brain stimulation of the central thalamus in the minimally conscious state. We describe ethical challenges faced in clinical research involving ...
Ethical Guidance for the Management of Conflicts of Interest for Researchers, Engineers and Clinicians Engaged in the Development of Therapeutic Deep Brain Stimulation Fins, Joseph J; Schlaepfer, Thomas E; Nuttin, Bart; Kubu, Cynthia S; Galert, Thorsten; Sturm, Volker; Merkel, Reinhard; Mayberg, Helen S (2011-06)The clinical promise of deep brain stimulation (DBS) for neuropsychiatric conditions is coupled with the potential for ethical conflicts of interest because the work is so heavily reliant upon collaborations between academia, ...
Misuse of the FDA's Humanitarian Device Exemption in Deep Brain Stimulation for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Fins, Joseph J; Mayberg, Helen S; Nuttin, Bart; Kubu, Cynthia S; Galert, Thorsten; Sturm, Volker; Stoppenbrink, Katja; Merkel, Reinhard; Schlaepfer, Thomas E (2011-02)Deep brain stimulation-a novel surgical procedure-is emerging as a treatment of last resort for people diagnosed with neuropsychiatric disorders such as severe obsessive-compulsive disorder. The US Food and Drug Administration ...