Acute low frequency dorsal subthalamic nucleus stimulation improves verbal fluency in Parkinson’s disease

Acute low frequency dorsal subthalamic nucleus stimulation improves verbal fluency in Parkinson’s disease
Brain Stimul. 2021 Apr 30:S1935-861X(21)00086-3. doi: 10.1016/j.brs.2021.04.016. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTBACKGROUND: Parkinson's disease (PD) is a common neurodegenerative disorder that results in movement-related dysfunction and has variable cognitive impairment. Deep brain stimulation (DBS) of the dorsal subthalamic nucleus (STN) has been shown to be effective in improving motor symptoms; however, cognitive impairment is often unchanged, and in some cases, worsened ... read more
Source: PubMedPublished on 2021-05-03By Darrin J Lee