North American first: Sunnybrook studies scalpel-free brain surgery to treat depression

Each year, 1 in 5 Canadians will experience a mental health problem or illness and, at some point in their lives, about 24 per cent of adults will experience an episode of major depression. For the first time in North America, researchers at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre are investigating the safety and effectiveness of using MRI-guided focused ultrasound to help patients with treatment-resistant major depression. Click Here