Surviving 10 years with deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease--a follow-up of 79 patients.

@article{Henriksen2016Surviving1Y,
  title={Surviving 10 years with deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease--a follow-up of 79 patients.},
  author={M Bang Henriksen and Erik Lisbjerg Johnsen and Niels Aagaard Sunde and Abhi Vase and Mikkel Carstensen Gjelstrup and Karen \Ostergaard},
  journal={European journal of neurology},
  year={2016},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={53-61}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Deep brain stimulation (DBS) for severe Parkinson's disease (PD) outperforms the best medical treatment in controlling motor symptoms and improving quality of life. Nevertheless disease progression cannot be controlled, and the development of dementia over time is nearly inevitable, often resulting in nursing home placement. Ten-year survival, development of hallucinations, dementia and nursing home placement were examined and adverse events were assessed. METHOD… CONTINUE READING
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