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Deep brain stimulation: Improving outcomes in the treatment of movement disorders

19:00 EST 21 Dec 2017 | AAAS

(Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin) For the first time, researchers from Charité have shown that, in patients with a type of movement disorder known as dystonia, a particular pattern of brain activity is linked to both the severity of symptoms and the clinical outcomes achieved through deep brain stimulation. Results from this study, which has been published in the journal Annals of Neurology*, may help to improve the way in which treatment is adapted to an individual patients needs.

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