Subthalamic stimulation improves motor function but not home and neighborhood mobility.

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OBJECTIVE Subthalamic (STN) deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a recognized therapy for alleviating motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease (PD). However, little is known about its impact on mobility, an important component of quality of life (QoL). To address this issue, we assessed the impact of STN DBS on life-space mobility and QoL. METHODS Twenty surgical… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/mds.25911

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