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IMAJ | volume

Journal 7, July 2005
pages: 458-463

Subthalamic Stimulation for Parkinson’s Disease

    Summary

     Subthalamic nucleus stimulation by means of permanently implanted brain electrodes is a very effective therapy for all the cardinal features of Parkinson’s disease. In appropriate patients, motor improvement is accompanied by a significantly improved quality of life and a reduced necessity for medication. This article briefly reviews the indications, technique and postoperative management of patients undergoing subthalamic nucleus stimulation.

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