Bilateral subthalamic nucleus stimulation in the treatment of advanced Parkinson's disease. Five years' personal experience.


BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The objective of the study was to assess bilateral subthalamic nucleus (STN) deep brain stimulation (DBS) for patients with advanced Parkinson disease (PD). MATERIAL AND METHODS The study population included 5 patients with bilateral STN DBS who completed a 5-year postoperative follow-up period. In all patients electrodes (Model… (More)


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