Bilateral stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus in patients with Parkinson disease: a study of efficacy and safety.

Abstract

OBJECT Palliative neurosurgery has reemerged as a valid therapy for patients with advanced Parkinson disease (PD) that is complicated by severe motor fluctuations. Despite great enthusiasm for long-term deep brain stimulation (DBS) of the subthalamic nucleus (STN), existing reports on this treatment are limited. The present study was designed to investigate… (More)

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