An evaluation of rating scales utilized for deep brain stimulation for dystonia

Abstract

The objective of this study was to examine globus pallidus internus deep brain stimulation (GPi-DBS) outcomes in primary and secondary dystonia, derived from blinded ratings using two scales and two raters. Twenty-five patients with variable presentations of dystonia were evaluated with videotaped standardized dystonia rating scales at preoperative baseline… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00415-009-5261-9

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