The rationale driving the evolution of deep brain stimulation to constant-current devices.

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OBJECTIVE Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is an effective therapy for the treatment of a number of movement and neuropsychiatric disorders. The effectiveness of DBS is dependent on the density and location of stimulation in a given brain area. Adjustments are made to optimize clinical benefits and minimize side effects. Until recently, clinicians would adjust… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/ner.12227

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@article{Bronstein2015TheRD, title={The rationale driving the evolution of deep brain stimulation to constant-current devices.}, author={Jeff M. Bronstein and Michele Tagliati and Cameron C. McIntyre and Robert Chen and Tyler Cheung and Eric L. Hargreaves and Zvi Israel and Michael A. Moffitt and Erwin B. Montgomery and Paul Stypulkowski and Jay L. Shils and Timothy Denison and Jerrold L. Vitek and Jens Volkman and Jeffrey C Wertheimer and Michael S. Okun}, journal={Neuromodulation : journal of the International Neuromodulation Society}, year={2015}, volume={18 2}, pages={85-8; discussion 88-9} }