Clinical Study Looks at DBS for Impulsivity in Parkinson

April 27, 2018
Andrew N. Wilner, MD

Dr. Abhinav Raina presents his research on the effect of subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation on impulsivity in Parkinson disease patients.

Does subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation reduce impulsivity in patients with Parkinson disease (PD)? Dr. Abhinav Raina presented his latest his research exploring the effects on DBS on patients with PD at the American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting in Los Angeles.

Here, Neurology Times’ Dr. Andrew Wilner takes a few minutes to discuss the findings with Dr. Raina and what it might mean for patient care.