Deep Brain Stimulation for Improving Cognitive Functioning in Alzheimer’s Dementia (Frontiers in Psychiatry)

Summary

Deep brain stimulation (DBS) may be able to improve cognitive functioning in Alzheimer’s Disease (AD). This systematic review examines research into DBS and cognitive function in animal and human studies, and reviews the feasibility and efficacy of this type of treatment.

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Reference

Hardenacke, K. Shubina, E. Bührle, CP. [et al] (2014). Deep brain stimulation as a tool for improving cognitive functioning in Alzheimer’s Dementia: a systematic review. Frontiers in Psychiatry. December 4th 2013; 4: 159. Review.

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1 Response to Deep Brain Stimulation for Improving Cognitive Functioning in Alzheimer’s Dementia (Frontiers in Psychiatry)

  1. Mario says:

    You’re putting together a great resource here- keep at it!

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