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DBS for PD dementia in nucleus basalis

Didn't help. N=6.

Editorial: Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson Disease Dementia: A New Frontier?

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Bilateral Deep Brain Stimulation of the Nucleus Basalis of Meynert for Parkinson Disease Dementia: A Randomized Clinical Trial .

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aspergerian I read with interest your description of the BDBSNBM4PD* just completed and in which you participated. *Sorry, I, couldn't resist the opportunity to minimise the title.

I am wondering if there was any concern over the use of a general anesthesia on those PWP who participated. Several months ago I submitted to surgery to repair a ruptured lumbar. In the Pre Op conference, both anesthesiologist and surgeon denied knowledge of a problem with any of the types of anesthesia which might be used. The surgery went ahead but a problem with the anesthesia did develop. I won't give the details but, instead of being released the next morning as promised, I went home six days later, in a semi-conscious state, to the relief of hospital staff. Now, six or seven months later, I'm trying to put life back together using a brain incapable of rational thought .

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Yep. Had anesthesia and was never the same. Had back surgery then dbs. Took months to get sone memory back. Had delerium. Hallucinating forcweeha. Doc says people with neurological issues often have mire issues with anesthesia

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chimney, Thank you for responding. It's gratifying to hear that you have regained some of your loss. I'm curious to know what you include in your definition of the word "memory". After a year I seem to be still slipping downhill in many areas.

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