Rescue leads: a salvage technique for selected patients with a suboptimal response to standard DBS therapy.


OBJECT We present four cases where supplementary "rescue" deep brain stimulation (DBS) leads were added for patients who failed to obtain anticipated clinical benefits. METHODS Nine patients out of 295 patients who underwent DBS between 2002 and 2009, were identified as rescue lead recipients. Of these nine cases, four cases were evaluated. Two had… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2011.03.009


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