1 patient evaluation for Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) with a side effects rating of Severe

GoCats76
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GoCats76
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: none
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I have:
Parkinson's

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Mar 15, 2010 (Started Apr 17, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • side effects
    Severe (Mobility decreased)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: DBS is the new technology that alleviates all shaking and dykinesia and allow almost full body functionality. My DBS surgery is performed improperly. The leads were too close together, placed at a bad angle 35 degrees from the "floor" and the sutures were on top of the hardware
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: Mobility decreased

Mar 10, 2010 (Started Apr 17, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • side effects
    Severe (Mobility decreased)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: Have DBS performed by a knowledgeable surgeon. It works!
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: Mobility decreased

Sep 14, 2008 (Started Apr 17, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • side effects
    Mild (Mobility decreased)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: The best solution for PDers.
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: Mobility decreased

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