Risks of common complications in deep brain stimulation surgery: management and avoidance.

@article{Fenoy2014RisksOC,
  title={Risks of common complications in deep brain stimulation surgery: management and avoidance.},
  author={Albert J Fenoy and Richard K Simpson},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={120 1},
  pages={
          132-9
        }
}
OBJECT Deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery is increasingly prominent in the treatment of various disorders refractory to medication. Despite the procedure's efficacy, the community at large continues to be hesitant about presumed associated risks. The main object of this study was to assess the incidence of various surgical complications occurring both during and after DBS device implantation in a large population of patients with movement disorders in an effort to better quantify patient risk… CONTINUE READING

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