Alternating verbal fluency performance following bilateral subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease.

@article{Marshall2012AlternatingVF,
  title={Alternating verbal fluency performance following bilateral subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease.},
  author={Dave F. Marshall and Adriana M. Strutt and Amy Elizabeth Parker Williams and Richard K Simpson and J Sladjana Jankovic and Michele York},
  journal={European journal of neurology},
  year={2012},
  volume={19 12},
  pages={
          1525-31
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Despite common occurrences of verbal fluency declines following bilateral subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation (STN-DBS) for the treatment of Parkinson's disease (PD), alternating fluency measures using cued and uncued paradigms have not been evaluated. METHODS Twenty-three STN-DBS patients were compared with 20 non-surgical PD patients on a comprehensive neuropsychological assessment, including cued and uncued intradimensional (phonemic/phonemic and semantic… CONTINUE READING
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