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

Abstract

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… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-1331.2012.03759.x

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