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The Editor Responds: DBS Risks

doi: 10.1097/01.NNN.0000522192.96967.b5
Departments: Letters

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Thank you for your letter. In Readers Like Me, we allow readers to share their stories and experiences. In Ted Chris Horn's case, he had a positive experience with deep brain stimulation (DBS), except for a change in speech, which was improved with therapy. To learn more about the risks of DBS, such as bleeding and infection, read our Web Extra ( by Allan Wu, MD, a member of the Neurology Now editorial board.

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