Unfavourable outcome of deep brain stimulation in a Tourette patient with severe comorbidity

@inproceedings{Duits2012UnfavourableOO,
  title={Unfavourable outcome of deep brain stimulation in a Tourette patient with severe comorbidity},
  author={Annelien A. Duits and Linda Ackermans and Danielle C. Cath and Veerle Visser-Vandewalle},
  booktitle={European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry},
  year={2012}
}
In 1999, deep brain stimulation (DBS) was introduced as a new therapeutic approach for intractable Tourette syndrome (TS) [1]. Currently, it is still considered to be an experimental option with limited controlled data to support its effect [2, 3]. Both single and multiple brain areas have been targeted to deal with tics as well as comorbid symptoms of TS, including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD) and behaviour (OCb), self-injurious behaviour… CONTINUE READING
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