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Long-Term management of DBS in dystonia: response to stimulation, adverse events, battery changes, and special considerations.

Abstract:

Multiple independent case series have documented sustained benefit of bilateral pallidal deep brain stimulation (DBS) up to 3 years in patients with primary dystonia. Growing evidence exists for positive outcomes extending up to 10 years. The beneficial effects from DBS are usually reported to be stable, thus requiring little long-term modifications of the parameters of stimulation. Speech and swallowing abnormalities are less responsive than other dystonic symptoms. Symptom exacerbation afte...

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10.1002/mds.23535

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Tagliati, M More by this author
Volkmann, J More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
Krauss, JK More by this author
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Journal:
Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society
Volume:
26 Suppl 1
Issue:
S1
Pages:
S54-S62
Publication date:
2011-06-05
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EISSN:
1531-8257
ISSN:
0885-3185
URN:
uuid:d7fc284b-6308-4665-b13c-7833aa8c9be8
Source identifiers:
164268
Local pid:
pubs:164268

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