Cognitive And Behavioral Changes After Surgery And Deep Brain Stimulation In Parkinson’s Disease

Research Article

Author(s): Mervat Wahba*

Published: July 05, 2019     DOI: 10.33552/OAJAP.2019.02.000529

Abstract: Surgical Interventions For Parkinson’s Disease May Be A Treatment Option In Predominantly Unilateral Symptoms In Patients Whose Symptoms Are Not Adequately Managed By Other Treatment Modalities. Eligibility Of The Patients Who Are Good Surgical Candidates Must Be Carefully Analyzed. General Surgical Complications As Well As Post-operative Cognitive And Mood Changes Must Be Assessed. Idiopathic Parkinson Disease Is A Neuro Degenerative Disease That Is Characterized By Resting Tremor, Bradykinesia, Rigidity And In Later Postural Instability. The Loss Of Dopaminergic Cells In The Substantia Nigra Pars Compacta Accounts For The Motor Dysfunction In Parkinson Disease.

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