Assessing the effects of subthalamic nucleus stimulation on gait and mobility in people with Parkinson disease.

@article{Kelly2010AssessingTE,
  title={Assessing the effects of subthalamic nucleus stimulation on gait and mobility in people with Parkinson disease.},
  author={Valerie E. Kelly and Shawn M Israel and A. Samii and Jefferson C. Slimp and Robert Goodkin and Anne Shumway-Cook},
  journal={Disability and rehabilitation},
  year={2010},
  volume={32 11},
  pages={
          929-36
        }
}
PURPOSE To determine the effects of unilateral and bilateral subthalamic nucleus (STN) stimulation on gait and mobility in persons with Parkinson disease (PD). METHOD We examined eight individuals with advanced PD who underwent staged stimulator implantation surgeries. Gait and mobility were assessed in the medication-on state with a variety of clinical and laboratory measures (Unified Parkinson Disease Rating Scale items, Timed Up and Go Test, gait speed) at three time points: prior to… CONTINUE READING
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