The surgical treatment of Parkinson's disease.

  title={The surgical treatment of Parkinson's disease.},
  author={Kenneth A. Follett},
  journal={Annual review of medicine},
Surgical treatment of Parkinson's disease (PD) can provide gratifying symptomatic improvements for many individuals who suffer from persistent disabling symptoms despite the best available medical management. Current surgical therapies include ablative techniques (thalamotomy and pallidotomy), augmentative techniques (nondestructive) (deep brain stimulation… CONTINUE READING