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Human Studies

2019 Dec 01




Functional MRI Signature of Chronic Pain Relief From Deep Brain Stimulation in Parkinson Disease Patients.


DiMarzio M, Rashid T, Hancu I, Fiveland E, Prusik J, Gillogly M, Madhavan R, Joel S, Durphy J, Molho E, Hanspal E, Shin D, Pilitsis JG
Neurosurgery. 2019 Dec 01; 85(6):E1043-E1049.
PMID: 31313816.


Chronic pain occurs in 83% of Parkinson disease (PD) patients and deep brain stimulation (DBS) has shown to result in pain relief in a subset of patients, though the mechanism is unclear.