Posted on March 11, 2009 Updated on April 05, 2011Category: Surgical TreatmentsResource Type: PublicationsThis booklet offers a detailed description of deep brain stimulation (DBS), including pre- and post-surgical care, the pros and cons of surgery and the ideal candidate for the procedure.
Posted on March 11, 2009 Updated on April 05, 2011Category: Surgical TreatmentsResource Type: PublicationsThis booklet reviews the history of DBS, discusses the procedures currently available, explains who is a good candidate for this treatment, and advises people with Parkinson's both how to prepare... Read more
Posted on March 11, 2009 Updated on June 09, 2009Category: Surgical TreatmentsResource Type: PublicationsThis fact sheet discusses the eligibility requirements for DBS, when the procedure is most effective and possible surgical outcomes. Also offered in Spanish.
Posted on April 05, 2011 Updated on April 05, 2011Category: Surgical TreatmentsResource Type: WebsitesThis online forum, moderated by physicians trained in movement disorders, allows individuals to anonymously ask questions about surgical matters and PD.
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