Impact of subthalamic nucleus stimulation did not differ on young-onset and older-onset Parkinson's disease: A three-year follow up.

Affiliation

Department of Neurosurgery, Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, 87 Xiangya Road, Changsha 410008, Hunan, People's Republic of China. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

To assess the role of onset age in the results of bilateral subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation (STN-DBS), we carried out a retrospective study of two groups of patients regarding age at disease onset.

Keywords

Deep brain stimulation,Long-term effects,Older-onset,Parkinson’s disease,Young-onset,

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