Deep brain stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus improves pain in Parkinson's disease.

@article{Pellaprat2014DeepBS,
  title={Deep brain stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus improves pain in Parkinson's disease.},
  author={Jean Pellaprat and Fabienne Ory-Magne and Cindy Canivet and Marion Simonetta-Moreau and Jean-Albert Lotterie and Fatai Radji and Christophe Arbus and Ang{\'e}lique Gerdelat and Patrick Chaynes and Christine Brefel-Courbon},
  journal={Parkinsonism & related disorders},
  year={2014},
  volume={20 6},
  pages={
          662-4
        }
}
BACKGROUND In Parkinson's disease (PD), chronic pain is a common symptom which markedly affects the quality of life. Some physiological arguments proposed that Deep Brain Stimulation of the Subthalamic Nucleus (STN-DBS) could improve pain in PD. METHODS We investigated in 58 PD patients the effect of STN-DBS on pain using the short McGill Pain Questionnaire and other pain parameters such as the Bodily discomfort subscore of the Parkinson's disease Questionnaire 39 and the Unified Parkinson's… CONTINUE READING

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