Real-world effectiveness of onabotulinumtoxinA treatment for the prevention of headaches in adults
Background: OnabotulinumtoxinA (BOTOX®, Allergan plc, Dublin, Ireland) is approved for the preventive treatment of headaches in adult patients with chronic migraine (CM) in Australia by the country’s reimbursement mechanism for medicines, the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS). To our knowledge, this study represents the first focused report evaluating real-world evidence of onabotulinumtoxinA treatment via the PBS in Australian...
Deep Brain Stimulation Information Session For patients and families Saturday 15th June, 2019 – 10 am
Please join us for a presentation by the Perth DBS team on recent advances in Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s disease, Essential Tremor and Dystonia
World Parkinson’s Day
TRUDY Drabarek is among nearly 50 Hollywood Private Hospital Parkinson’s disease patients who have undergone Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS).
The Swan View resident was diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 2003 and had the procedure last July.
Our friends in QLD have completed their 1000th DBS case!
Our friends in QLD have completed their 1000th DBS case! Dr Rodrigues regularly travels to Brisbane to work with the team there.
Since their Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) partnership commenced back in 2002, neurologist Professor Peter Silburn AM and neurosurgeon Associate Professor Terry Coyne OAM never imagined they would reach their 1000th DBS case milestone.
World Parkinson’s Day (Wednesday April 11 2018)
Management of newly-diagnosed patients through to complex/advanced Parkinson's disease as part of a multidisciplinary team at Hollywood Private Hospital. Providing the latest medical technologies including Deep Brain Stimulation for PD, Essential Tremor and Dystonia. Specialist Medicare rebates apply, medical referral required
Completing his medical degree at The University of Western Australia in 1995, Dr Julian Rodrigues has practised as a...
Hollywood first in Australia to deliver latest advancement in Parkinson’s Disease and Essential Tremor treatment
On Monday 8 May 2017, Hollywood Private Hospital (Hollywood) became the first healthcare facility in Australia to use a new directional system to perform Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) and more effectively reduce the symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease (PD) and Essential Tremor (ET).
PD is a progressive, degenerative neurological condition caused by incurable loss of neurons in the brain that produce dopamine. It causes trembling and stiffness in
Australian Migraine Study
In May 2017 the first study showing real world results of PREEMPT injection therapy for chronic migraine was presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Neurologists.
Dr Rodrigues was proud to be the only WA Headache Specialist to take part in this multi centre study and thanks the patients who contributed essential data for this important publication.
The results confirm that 75% of patients...