Avoiding deep brain stimulation failures in Tourette syndrome

Okun, Michael S.; Fernandez, Hubert H.; Foote, Kelly U.; Murphy, Tanya K.; Goodman, Wayne K.
February 2008
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Feb2008, Vol. 79 Issue 2, p111
Academic Journal
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.


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