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Applied Skills Session 3508

Which Target to Choose: STN or GPi DBS in Parkinson’s Disease and Dystonia: Target Selection and Trouble Shooting

Tuesday, August 29, 2023
17:30 – 19:00


In this session, the faculty will discuss target selection criteria for complex Parkinson’s disease and dystonia cases, present examples for DBS troubleshooting and demonstrate strategies for parameter selection for DBS. 

Patricia Limousin, United Kingdom 

To Be Announced 
To Be Announced 

CSPC Liaison: 
Andrea Kühn, Germany 

At the conclusion of this session, participants should be better able to: 

  1. Discuss pros and cons for DBS target selection in Parkinson’s disease and dystonia patients depending on predominant symptoms and comorbidities 
  2. Identify strategies for trouble shooting for common DBS cases like gait problems, dyskinesia and others 

Recommended Audience:
Clinician, Researcher / Basic Scientist, Health Professional (non-physician), Fellow / Resident / Student, Industry 

Education Level:
Beginner/Foundational, Intermediate/ Experienced 

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