Deep Brain Stimulation May Put Parkinson’s Patients at Risk for Drowning
Deep Brain Stimulation May Put Parkinson's Patients at Risk for Drowning 1Swiss researchers identified nine Parkinson’s disease patients who lost their ability to swim after receiving deep brain stimulation (DBS) of the subthalamic nucleus. All had been proficient swimmers even after they were diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease but discovered their swimming skills were impaired after DBS, reported Daniel Waldvogel …
News story posted on 2019-11-27T21:08:00.0000000Z