Tribe Feed Forums 2024 Insight Update on Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s disease | Dr Paul Silberstein

  • Fran Nixon

    12/04/2024 at 9:52 am

    thank you for a clear and precise explanation on DBS. I have a brother who has just been DX’ed with early onset PD and I’m trying to understand the long term options that may be open to him. You have helped me understand the pros and cons well. Thanks from New Zealand.

  • Pamela Woodworth

    12/04/2024 at 10:16 am

    Excellent presentation, many thanks!

  • Javier Montemayor

    12/04/2024 at 10:46 am

    I’ve heard some people mention that DBS is very effective to control tremors, but not for freezing of gait. Can you please comment on this? Thanks


    12/04/2024 at 10:55 am

    Yes I have seen this written many times over the last couple of years.

  • esther Yenson-Chu

    12/04/2024 at 11:27 am

    Hello, have you ever attemtpted removal of an old DBS system and replaced it with a new targeted one with steering? Thank you

  • George Katsamboukas

    12/04/2024 at 11:38 am

    Excellent Presentation! It justifies my decision to have DBS late last year my only regrert is not having the Surgery 18 months ago when my Neurologist recommended it

    My life has improved for the better, please do not let fear get in the way of having this procedure performed everyone is different but i had no pain at all after the procedure

  • Rosalie Howden

    12/04/2024 at 11:40 am

    Interesting talk Thank You..

  • Sue Baker

    12/04/2024 at 12:58 pm

    Thank you for a clear & interesting presentation. I note that there is much work being done on the eastern side of Australia, however, would similar advances & access to the same standard of intervention be available in areas such as Adelaide or Perth?

    Many thanks

  • Lorraine Donaldson

    12/04/2024 at 3:22 pm

    Excellent and very informative. Thank you

  • Craig Cameron

    12/04/2024 at 6:32 pm

    Thankyou.. I was diagnosed at 39 I’m at the point where my meds are causing fluctuations.My neurologist suggested looking towards DBS. I didn’t know much about it but your presentation was very helpful.

  • Bereket Tanju

    12/04/2024 at 7:37 pm

    Hi – is there a difference in the way DBS applies to Parkinsonism patients than those with Parkinson’s? I am interested in specifically to PSP ( 4R tauupathy) cases where there is no tremors present (but have significant freezing of gait , dystonia issues.)

  • Shirley Wainwright

    12/04/2024 at 9:01 pm

    Super interesting and informative. Thank you very much.

  • Garth Summerfield

    13/04/2024 at 6:17 am

    Great presentation

  • Vittorio Natalizio

    13/04/2024 at 1:56 pm

    Keep up the great work.!!!!

    Well explained and easy to understand.

  • Diane Livingstone

    28/05/2024 at 12:45 pm

    A very interesting and informative discussion by Dr Paul Silberstein.

    I am 78 years old and have.been diagnosed with PD for over 11 years. I am now at the stage when my Meds aren’t working as well as they used to and I have developed Dyskinesia which is troublesome.

    DBT has been discussed as an optional treatment by my neurologist. I now have a better understanding of DBT thanks to Dr Silberstein.

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