Revisiting the L-Dopa Response as a Predictor of Motor Outcomes After Deep Brain Stimulation in Parkinson’s Disease

Revisiting the L-Dopa Response as a Predictor of Motor Outcomes After Deep Brain Stimulation in Parkinson’s Disease
Front Hum Neurosci. 2021 Feb 4;15:604433. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2021.604433. eCollection 2021.ABSTRACTObjective: To investigate the correlation between preoperative response to the L-dopa challenge test and efficacy of deep brain stimulation (DBS) on motor function in Parkinson's disease (PD). Methods: We retrospectively reviewed the data of 38 patients with idiopathic PD who underwent DBS surgery with a median follow-up duration of 7 months. ... read more
Source: PubMedPublished on 2021-02-22By Zhengyu Lin