Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is the most common surgical treatment for Parkinson's disease. But many questions surround DBS including how it is different from other treatments, and what makes someone a candidate for the treatment.
What's inside this guide?
- At what point in the disease course DBS might be recommended
- Symptoms DBS treats, and does not typically treat
- The potential risks associated with DBS
- How physicians decide whether to recommend DBS
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