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Rechargeable vs. nonrechargeable internal pulse generators in the management of dystonia

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Objective To test if deep brain stimulation (DBS) treatment of dystonia was similar in patients before and after implantation of rechargeable internal pulse generators (IPGs). Materials and Methods The Burke-Fahn-Marsden Dystonia Rating Scale (BFMDRS) severity and disability scores were compared in patients before DBS insertion, 24 months after DBS insertion with a nonrechargeable IPG, and after implantation of a rechargeable IPG. Results No significant differences were observed between dysto...

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10.1111/ner.12026

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
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Journal:
Neuromodulation
Volume:
16
Issue:
3
Pages:
226-229
Publication date:
2013-05-05
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EISSN:
1525-1403
ISSN:
1094-7159
URN:
uuid:8b2c93fb-4e58-4a0b-a252-9e370cba7430
Source identifiers:
402585
Local pid:
pubs:402585

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