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What is the major therapeutic focus of electrical stimulation in Parkinson's disease?
The major focus of therapy is improvement of motor symptoms.
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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