June 2, 2021

How Long Do Deep Brain Stimulation Benefits Last?

Deep brain stimulation remained effective in Parkinson's disease patients more than 15 years after the device was implanted, and patients continued to demonstrate significant improvement in motor symptoms, a retrospective study showed.

Kelvin Chou, M.D.

Clinical Professor, Neurology
Clinical Professor, Neurosurgery
Associate Chair of Neurology, Faculty Development
Co-Division Chief, Parkinson's Disease & Related Movement Disorders