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The paper presents the results of application of chronic electrostimulation of the subthalamic nucleus in 15 patients with the akinetic-rigid form of Parkinson's disease. Standard UPDRS, Schwab and England, Hoehn and Yahr, and PDQ-39 rating scales were used for the clinical evaluation of motor disorders. The patients were examined before and 6 months after(More)
Objective. To assess the clinical efficacy of deep brain stimulation (DBS STN) of the subthalamic nucleus in patients with Parkinson´s disease (PD) compared to pharmacological treatment. Material and methods. DBS STN was applied to 22 patients (mean age 53.2 years, mean disease duration 9,6 years). The control group included 28 patients (mean age 54.2(More)
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