Neurosurgery

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  1. What is the major therapeutic focus of electrical stimulation in Parkinson's disease?
    The major focus of therapy is improvement of motor symptoms.
  2. Complications to DBS for Parkinson's disease
    • 1. Visual field deficit (proximity of the optic tract to the globus pallidus
    • 2. Hemiparesis (nearby passage of internal capsule)
    • 3. Intracerebral hemorrhage
    • 4. Dysarthria (usually temporary)
    • 5. Speech difficulties
    • 6. Cognitive decline
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