Long-Term Surgical and Hardware-Related Complications of Deep Brain Stimulation

  title={Long-Term Surgical and Hardware-Related Complications of Deep Brain Stimulation},
  author={Paresh K Doshi},
  journal={Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery},
  pages={89 - 95}
  • P. Doshi
  • Published 2 February 2011
  • Medicine
  • Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
Objective: To evaluate the incidence of surgical and hardware-associated complications of deep brain stimulation (DBS) for a range of movement disorders. Methods: The study design is a retrospective analysis and review of surgical and hardware complications of DBS performed by a single surgeon from 1999 to 2009. A total of 153 cases of DBS (298 electrodes) for various movement disorders and a minimum follow-up of 1 year have been included. Two patients could not be implanted. A further 54… 

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