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Eight-year study assesses efficacy of DBS on pain in patients with Parkinson’s disease.

Pain is a common nonmotor symptom in patients with Parkinson disease and it negatively impacts quality of life.  Patients with Parkinson disease who experienced pain before undergoing subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation (STN DBS) had that pain improved or eliminated at eight years after surgery, although the majority of patients developed new pain, mostly musculoskeletal, according to an article published

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