Anesthesiologic regimen and intraoperative confusion in PD-DBS surgery

M. Lange, E. Hansen, A. Janzen, N. Weitl, A. Brawanski & J. Schlaier
Objective: To investigate the influence of anesthetics on intraoperative orientation. Standard anesthesiological care for STN-DBS-surgery in PD patients is a sleep-awake procedure. But some patients become confused during the operation and anesthetics can compromise ventilation and hemodynamic stability.[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]