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Therapeutic deep brain stimulation worsening dysprosody in Parkinson’s disease – an unexplored entity

Authors Shoaib M, Khan MT

Received 25 December 2017

Accepted for publication 10 January 2018

Published 13 March 2018 Volume 2018:14 Pages 767—768


Checked for plagiarism Yes

Editor who approved publication: Dr Roger Pinder

Maria Shoaib,1 Muhammad Taimoor Khan2

1Department of Medicine, Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan; 2Department of Neurology, Charleston Area Medical Center/West Virginia University, Charleston, WV, USA
We read this article, “Altered emotional recognition and expression in patients with Parkinson’s disease” by Jin et al1 with great interest and appreciate the novel information provided on altered emotional processing in pre-deep brain stimulation (DBS) Parkinson’s disease (PD) patients and we would like to add our feedback on the role of DBS on nonmotor and emotional components of PD.
View the original paper by Jin and colleagues.


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