Comparing behavioral effects in short-term DBS vs. long-term DBS in an animal model

D. Meinhard, M. Pum, D. Harnack, J. Huston & J. Vesper
Objective: Chronic high-frequency deep brain stimulation (cDBS) of the subthalamic nucleus (STN) is an established and reliable treatment option for Parkinson’s disease (PD). The effects of DBS in PD patients have been modelled in the 6-hydroxydopamine (6-OHDA) animal model of PD. It was shown[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]