Deep brain stimulation-improvement of dysphagia in patients with Parkinson's disease

Wilma Vorwerk, Imke Galazky & Christoph Arens
Dysphagia and hypersalivation are common axial symptoms of Parkinson’s disease (PD). Complications are pharyngeal retentions and aspiration that can make oral nutrition impossible. Dysphagia in PD may persist in spite of improvement of motor symptoms by medication or surgical treatment with deep[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]