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Can dbs cure the cognitive effects of parkinson's?

4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Nader Pouratian
Neurosurgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Dbs only treats the movement components of parkinson's disease.
In some cases, it can exacerbate the cognitive components of parkinson's disease.

In brief: No

Dbs only treats the movement components of parkinson's disease.
In some cases, it can exacerbate the cognitive components of parkinson's disease.
Dr. Nader Pouratian
Dr. Nader Pouratian
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Dr. Soren Singel
Neurosurgery

In brief: No

Dbs helps mostly with the tremor - temporarily.
There is no cure for pd - (yet).

In brief: No

Dbs helps mostly with the tremor - temporarily.
There is no cure for pd - (yet).
Dr. Soren Singel
Dr. Soren Singel
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