Deep brain stimulation of subthalamic nucleus for Parkinson's disease
Editorial Group: Cochrane Movement Disorders Group
Published Online: 22 APR 2003
Copyright © 2009 The Cochrane Collaboration. Published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
How to Cite
Motto CCM, Tamma F, Candelise L. Deep brain stimulation of subthalamic nucleus for Parkinson's disease (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2003, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD004491. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004491.
- Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
- Published Online: 22 APR 2003
This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:
The aim of this review is to collect all the existing evidence in favour of the implementation of the STN stimulation surgery for patients with idiopathic PD. We intend to evaluate the safety and efficacy profile of the STN stimulation surgery with respect to the best medical treatment or to others deep brain surgery procedures.