An 8-Year Follow-up on the Effect of Subthalamic Nucleus Deep Brain Stimulation on Pain in Parkinson Disease.

@article{Jung2015An8F,
  title={An 8-Year Follow-up on the Effect of Subthalamic Nucleus Deep Brain Stimulation on Pain in Parkinson Disease.},
  author={Yu Jin Jung and Han-joon Kim and Beom Seok Jeon and Hyeyoung Park and Woong-Woo Lee and Sun Ha Paek},
  journal={JAMA neurology},
  year={2015},
  volume={72 5},
  pages={504-10}
}
IMPORTANCE Pain is a common and distressing feature in Parkinson disease (PD). The major indication of subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation (STN DBS) is motor complications in advanced PD; however, pain reduction after STN DBS has been noted. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the long-term effect of STN DBS on pain in PD. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS… CONTINUE READING