Younger patients with Parkinson’s Disease whose symptoms respond to levodopa are usually the best candidates for deep brain stimulation, a movement disorders expert has told ANZAN delegates. Neurologist Dr Mark Simpson from the Auckland City Hospital in New Zealand told delegates that Parkinson’s Disease was a “disease of thirds”. The first stage was the pre-symptomatic ...
Deep Brain Stimulation in Parkinson’s: Who and when?
By Nicola Garrett
24 May 2019