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Catherine M K E de Cuba, Alberto Albanese, Angelo Antonini, Giovanni Cossu, Günther Deuschl, Roberto Eleopra, Alejandro Galati, Carel F E Hoffmann, Karina Knudsen, Andrea Landi, Michele Maria R Lanotte, Andrea Marcante, Arne Mosch, Manuela Pilleri, Martin M Reich, Valeria Ricchi, Sara Rinaldo, Luigi M Romito, Felipe S Saba, Horacio E Sacristan, P Richard Schuurman, Andrea Trezza, Pepijn van denMunckhof, Jens Volkmann, Maurizio Zibetti, Maria Fiorella Contarino
INTRODUCTION: Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is effective for some neurological and psychiatric conditions. Idiopathic delayed-onset edema (IDE) surrounding the leads has been anecdotally reported. The etiology, predisposing factors and prognosis of this complication are unknown. We present a multicenter case series of patients with IDE, and a systematic literature review, aimed at defining the pathophysiology and identifying appropriate treatment strategies. METHODS: IDE was defined as edema along the DBS lead, occurring ≥72 h postoperatively, in absence of trauma, vascular events or infection...
September 6, 2016: Parkinsonism & related Disorders
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