NOVEMBER 3, 2012
During the surgery, they actually “listen” to your
mode and others where you can’t find the right
brain waves as part of trying to place the wire
leads in the right spot. I have no idea about the
science of listening to the brain activity, but based
on Carla’s description it must be more of an art
It is a mystery to me.
The static checks and the surgery ends pretty
much on schedule and as planned after about four
than a science.
She recalls the brain activity sounding like
It’s amazing, but true, to her doctor’s prediction;
Carla went home the next day.
I suppose we all have different frequencies of
They drill into your skull, they poke around with
static but how do they know what the right
frequency is? What are they listening for anyway?
Is there good static and bad static or is any static a
some wires, they listen to your static and you go
home the next day.
Are there days when your radio is in static-free
In this photo, Dr. T im Louie, Neurologist, looks at the patient’s “static” along with the
Neurodiagnostic Tech, Terri Blazer, to listen for the right placement of the lead.
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