Neurostimulation as a treatment for motor dysfunction in Parkinson’s disease

Published in the New England Journal of medicine- Dr. Deuschl  – Department of Neurology, University Hospital Schleswig–Holstein, Campus Kiel discuss neurostimulation as an established treatment for advanced Parkinson’s disease. The group also show how neurostimulation for Parkinson’s Disease patients with Early Motor Complications also results in an improvement of functional ability.

The group looked at quality of life at 2 years post treatment using the Parkinson’s Disease Questionnaire (PDQ-39) as well as the secondary outcomes of Parkinsonian motor disability, activities of daily living, levodopa-induced motor complications, and time with good mobility and no dyskinesia.
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