[LCID Study Number: 2012-070]

Effects of Subthalamic Nucleus Stimulation on Striatal Dopaminergic Transmission in Patients with Parkinson's Disease

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of DaTscan™ for monitoring disease progression or response to therapy, such as DBS, which has not yet been established. Researchers will look at the dopamine activity with DaTscan before and after your DBS surgery to see if changes occur and, if there are changes, what they are in the brain

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