Neurostimulation earlier for selected adults with Parkinson’s disease

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f1051 (Published 20 February 2013)
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Neurostimulation of the subthalamic nucleus is an established treatment for people with advanced Parkinson’s disease and severe motor complications such as dyskinesias. Doctors could consider treating people at an earlier stage, say researchers. In a randomised trial, neurostimulation worked significantly better …

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