Neurologia medico-chirurgica
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Update on Deep Brain Stimulation for Dyskinesia and Dystonia: A Literature Review
Hiroki TODAHidemoto SAIKINamiko NISHIDAKoichi IWASAKI
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2016 Volume 56 Issue 5 Pages 236-248

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Deep brain stimulation (DBS) has been an established surgical treatment option for dyskinesia from Parkinson disease and for dystonia. The present article deals with the timing of surgical intervention, selecting an appropriate target, and minimizing adverse effects. We provide an overview of current evidences and issues for dyskinesia and dystonia as well as emerging DBS technology.

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