Amedco - Quiz
SRS for Functional Diseases
1 - What is the target of SRS for the treatment of essential tremor?
A - Ventral intermediate nucleus of the thalmus
B - Subthalamic nucleus
C - Globus pallidus interna
D - Centromedian thalamic nucleus
2 - According to a 2017 study by Niranjan et al, what percentage of patients with essential tremor treated with SRS of 130-150 Gy reported improvement of tremor?
A - 25%
B - 37%
C - 56%
D - 93%
3 - In a European study by Regis et al, 24 Gy SRS to the mesial temporal lobe of patients with epilepsy resulted in what percent of freedom of seizure at 2 years?
A - 10%
B - 24%
C - 65%
D - 82%
4 - According to a 2019 meta-analysis study comparing deep brain stimulation (DBS) vs neuroablation (ABL) for the treatment of treatment-resistant obsessive compulsive disorder, the following were found to be TRUE:
A - ABL cases had a greater reduction of Yale Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale scores compared to DBS
B - DBS did not improve Yale Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale scores.
C - Adverse events were higher in ABL cases
D - All of the above
5 - In a study from Brown University, what percentage of patients with treatment refractory obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) who received Gamma Knife SRS showed improved Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale scores?
A - 15%
B - 35%
C - 56%
D - 90%
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