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wmalice posted:
Going to have dbs surgery in 3 weeks,has anyone else in this community had this done?
susiemargaret responded:
hello, W --

wow -- big decision for you! let me refer you to a few threads and articles where DBS ("deep brain stimulation," for other readers) has been discussed --

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-- articles --

-- article with general explanation of DBS, anatomy of the brain, and parkinson's disease, plus pros and cons, ;

-- article on DBS and parkinson's disease, ;

-- article on the parkinson's patients most likely to benefit from DBS, ;

-- article comparing two different sites in brain for DBS, ;

-- article on potential risks versus potential benefits of DBS, ; and

-- list of webMD articles on parkinson's disease and DBS, .

i hope this helps.

-- susie margaret
what good is gold, or silver too, if your heart's not good and true -- hank williams, sr.

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