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(44) performed naming and reading tasks on patients with PD with bilateral STN-DBS and healthy controls to evaluate the effect of the stimulation of STN on nouns and verbs.
In particular, bilateral STN-DBS provided a great opportunity for patients with predominant bradykinesia.
This study presents a DDS case following STN-DBS. A male patient who started with a complaint of tremor in the left hand at the age of 27 in 2004 was diagnosed with tremor non-dominant idiopathic OH.
The patients were followed-up 1 year after the STN-DBS, and the original preoperative and postoperative outcomes of each patient are listed in [Table 1].
At 10 years, the combination of medication and STN-DBS was associated with significantly better motor, resting and action tremor, bradykinesia (slowed movement) and rigidity scores.
A patient who has medication side effects such as nausea or hallucinations at a low dose may be a better candidate for STN-DBS, knowing that she'll be more likely to reduce medications postoperatively," Dr.
Many studies have reported increases in apathy after STN-DBS [13-18], while others show opposite outcomes [19-21].
In this case, STN-DBS seemed to induce dyskinesia, similar to its effect in treating Parkinson's disease, which made the patient felt uncomfortable although stimulation was slight.
Hastalarda subtalamotomi sonrasi motor bulgularda elde edilen yarar STN-DBS calismalarina benzerdir (3).
It has also been reported that STN-DBS is involved in the generation of impulse control disorders but that this is not a maintained effect .
Conclusions: As the motor effects of STN-DBS and GPi-DBS are similar, NMSs may determine the target choice in surgery of future patients.
Medication reduction, which often can be accomplished especially after STN-DBS [9, 13, 18, 24], was an expectation that was met for the majority of patients.
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