Transitory confusion syndrome after deep brain stimulation surgery in Parkinson’s disease

Silvia Johannes, Almuth Kessler, Patrick Fricke, Ralf-Ingo Ernestus, Frank Steigerwald, Jens Volkmann & Cordula Matthies
Objective: Transitory confusion syndrome is a rare, but well known phenomenon in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) after deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery in the subthalamic nucleus (STN). The inferior part of the STN is speculated to be especially sensitive for psychological disturbances.[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]