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What to do if for a brain implant to help parkinson's disease, which major hospitals has a better reputation, ?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 47 years experience
Research: Yes, some surgical implants for Parkinson's disease have been tried, but so far, limited long-term success. Better, if you are getting suboptimal effects from L-DOPA is to consider Deep Brain Stimulation. Many medical schools near you have experienced surgeons.
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