Parkinson's disease PD neuropsychiatry

Motor and nonmotor effects of STN DBS in Parkinson’s disease

This web page describes our work, just published, that maps movement-related and non-movement-related effects of deep brain stimulation in Parkinson disease patients.

Effects of DBS on body bradykinesia, rigidity, and tremor at rest

Effects of DBS on (a) body bradykinesia, (b) rigidity, and (c) tremor at rest. © Gourisankar et al, 2018. Used here under a CC BY license.

DBS leads in the STN

Deep brain stimulation leads in the subthalamic nuclei bilaterally. Photo made by Andreas Horn using using LEAD DBS software (www.lead-dbs.org). © Andreas Horn, used here under a CC BY-SA 4.0 license. See: https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=40251125.

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