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2022 Nov 28

Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown)

Complications Related to Deep Brain Stimulation Lead Implantation: A Single-Surgeon Case Series.


Powers AY, Nguyen M, Phillips K, Mackel CE, Alterman RL
Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2022 Nov 28.
PMID: 36701570.


Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is the mainstay of surgical treatment for movement disorders, yet previous studies have shown widely varying complication rates. Given the elective nature of DBS surgery, minimizing surgical complications is imperative.