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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 --

    -- forum discussions --

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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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