TITLE

Avoiding deep brain stimulation failures in Tourette syndrome

AUTHOR(S)
Okun, Michael S.; Fernandez, Hubert H.; Foote, Kelly U.; Murphy, Tanya K.; Goodman, Wayne K.
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Feb2008, Vol. 79 Issue 2, p111
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author offers information on how to avoid deep brain stimulation (DBS) failures in Tourette syndrome (TS). He mentions that DBS surgery has been an effetive treatment for basal ganglia disorders and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Details concerning the potential DBS failures in TS is presented, followed by discussion on the importance of Servello report in adressing DBS failures.
ACCESSION #
29986099

 

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