Regional One, Semmes Murphey zap cells in brain that cause tremors

By Updated: August 01, 2020 2:17 PM CT | Published: August 01, 2020 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Dr. Aaron Bond, a neurosurgeon,&nbsp; prepares for surgery recently.</strong> <strong>Regional One and Semmes Murphey Clinic are partnering to offer a treatment that uses MRI to guide focused ultrasound to eliminate tremor cells in a patient&rsquo;s brain. There is no incision. &ldquo;We can essentially zap those cells, which stops the patient&rsquo;s tremor,&rdquo; Bond said.</strong> (Houston Cofield/Special to the Daily Memphian)

Dr. Aaron Bond, a neurosurgeon, prepares for surgery recently. Regional One and Semmes Murphey Clinic are partnering to offer a treatment that uses MRI to guide focused ultrasound to eliminate tremor cells in a patient’s brain. There is no incision. “We can essentially zap those cells, which stops the patient’s tremor,” Bond said. (Houston Cofield/Special to the Daily Memphian)

The incision-less procedure is done outpatient at Regional One’s east campus by Semmes Murphey neurosurgeon, Dr. Aaron Bond.

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Jane Roberts

Longtime journalist Jane Roberts is a Minnesotan by birth and a Memphian by choice. She's lived and reported in the city more than two decades. She covers healthcare and higher education for The Daily Memphian.


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