Please be informed that in some EU countries (Bulgaria, Cyprus, Estonia, France, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Belgium , Netherlands, Slovenia and Spain) medical device advertisement to general public is not permitted. Therefore, if you are accessing this website from one of those countries and you are not a healthcare professional, you need to exit this site immediately, since you would be viewing information that may not be legally allowed under the laws of your country of residence. Should you disregard this warning notice, Boston Scientific declines any liability as to your access to such information. By clicking accept you confirm your understanding and acceptance of the statements of this disclaimer.
The exact cause for ET is unknown; however, it is believed that certain parts of the cerebellum may be affected. ET is found to be mostly hereditary. Children of a parent with essential tremor have a 50% chance of inheriting the condition.1 Diagnosis for ET is made based upon reported symptoms and a complete neurologic exam.