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Different effectiveness of subthalamic deep brain stimulation in Parkinson's disease: A comparative cohort study at 1 year and 5 years.
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J Formos Med Assoc 2013 Oct;
Authors: Jiin-Ling Jiang, Shin-Yuan Chen, Tsung-Cheng Hsieh, Chi-Wei Lee, Sheng-Huang Lin, Sheng-Tzung Tsai
Department of Nursing, Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan; Institute of Medical Sciences, Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan.
Subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation (STN-DBS) has been shown to produce long-term symptom improvement in Parkinson's disease. The aim of this study was to identify the target symptoms that show the most improvement at 1 year and at 5 years after STN-DBS.
PMID: 24103710 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]