#AANAM – Deep Brain Stimulation Benefits Sustained for Years

#AANAM – Deep Brain Stimulation Benefits Sustained for Years

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#AANAM – Deep Brain Stimulation Benefits Sustained for Years

Editor’s note: The Parkinson’s News Today team is providing in-depth coverage of the 2021 Virtual AAN Annual Meeting, held April 17–22. Go here to read stories from the conference. Deep brain stimulation (DBS) can lessen motor function impairments and reduce the need for medication for up to 10 years in people with Parkinson’s disease (PD), a new study shows. Moreover, the effectiveness of DBS was maintained and independent of the brain region stimulated — either the subthalamic nucleus…

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