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Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Troubleshooting Article

DBS Troubleshooting Outcomes Print the  DBS Troubleshooting Research Article

Retrospective Review of Factors Leading to Dissatisfaction with STN DBS during Long-term Management. Published in Surgical Neurology International by Farris S, Giroux ML. June 2013, 4-69. 

Abstract: The authors analyzed  50 people with Parkinson’s disease and subthalamic (STN) DBS seen in their troubleshooting clinic for poor outcomes. Reasons for outcomes were analyzed for individuals just after surgery, after the optimization phase (12-24 month) and during the long-term phase (after 24 months).