Non-motor predictors of 36-month quality of life after subthalamic stimulation in Parkinson disease

Non-motor predictors of 36-month quality of life after subthalamic stimulation in Parkinson disease
NPJ Parkinsons Dis. 2021 Jun 8;7(1):48. doi: 10.1038/s41531-021-00174-x.ABSTRACTTo identify predictors of 36-month follow-up quality of life (QoL) outcome after bilateral subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation (STN-DBS) in Parkinson's disease (PD). In this ongoing, prospective, multicenter international study (Cologne, Manchester, London) including 73 patients undergoing STN-DBS, we assessed the following scales preoperatively and at 6-month and 36-month follow-up: PD Questionnaire-8 (PDQ-8), ... read more
Source: PubMedPublished on 2021-06-09By Stefanie T Jost