Open Access Mini Review

Cognitive and Behavioral Changes After Surgery and Deep Brain Stimulation in Parkinson’s Disease

Mervat Wahba*

Department of Neurology, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, USA

Corresponding Author

Received Date: June 03, 2019;  Published Date: June 11, 2019


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.

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