Worries, doubts, and superstitious beliefs are common in everyday life. However, when they become so excessive such as hours of hand washing or driving around and around the block to check that an accident didn't occur then a diagnosis of OCD is made. In OCD, the brain gets stuck on a particular thought or urge and just can't let go. OCD is a medical brain disorder that causes problems in information processing between the front part of the brain (the orbital cortex) and deeper structures (the basal ganglia). Before the arrival of modern medications and treatment , OCD was generally thought to be untreatable. Most people with OCD continued to suffer, despite years of ineffective psychotherapy.
Today,most people with OCD achieve meaningful and long-term symptom relief with comprehensive treatment .
Despite therapeutic progress in recent years, conventional treatment of anxiety disorders fails or has only a temporary effect in 20 percent of patients. These disorders are often severely disabling and are associated with rates of suicide comparable to those of depression. First described by Leksell, psychosurgery targeting the frontolimbic connections in both anterior internal capsules (capsulotomy) is a valuable therapeutic method for selected severe cases. The first cases using the Gamma Knife to create the lesions were also performed by Leksell.
In people with OCD, the network of areas that communicate is always working, working, working. Medication and behavioral therapy can lower the activity of this brain circuitry. But some people don't respond, and I use the Gamma knife to try to cut the connection . Gamma Knife surgery is recognized worldwide as the preferred treatment for brain tumors, arteriovenous malformations and brain dysfunctions such as trigeminal neuralgia . Gamma Knife allows noninvasive cerebral surgery to be performed in one session and with extreme precision, sparing tissues adjacent to the target
Dr.Sanjay Mongia is an Internationally trained and certified Neurological and Gamma Knife Surgeon based in India .He is attached with leading Health Institutes in the country Dr.Mongia has worked in premier Neuro
Surgical Institutes in Canada , USA & Europe focussing on recent advances in cutting edge Neurological Sciences . Dr.Mongia specializes in Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s disease, Epilepsy Surgery , Vagal nerve Stimulation for Depression , Surgery for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder & Gamma Knife Surgery (Non Invasive Neuro Surgical Technique ) for the management of Brain tumors , Vascular disorders & Functional disorders .