Adverse surgical and neurological events of deep brain stimulation in 105 patients treated over a period of 5 years

K. Engel, C. Buhmann, C. Moll, M. Westphal, J. Köppen & W. Hamel
Objective: To assess adverse events (AE) associated with deep brain stimulation (DBS) in an unselected cohort. Methods: Medical records (694 documents) of 105 consecutive patients (female 44; median age 63 years, range 17–75), who had undergone DBS between 2006 and 2011 were analyzed retrospectively.[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]