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Attempted and completed suicides after subthalamic nucleus stimulation for Parkinson’s disease
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    STN-DBS in genetic Parkinson's disease patients
    • Simon Israeli-Korn, MBBChir, MRCP
    • Other Contributors:
      • Sharon Hassin-Baer, MD; Oren Cohen, MD; Rivka Inzelberg, MD

    Dear Editor,

    We have read with interest the article by Soulas and colleagues entitled "Attempted and completed suicides after subthalamic nucleus stimulation for Parkinson's disease". (1)The authors reported a committed suicide rate of at least 1% and a 2% attempted suicide rate in a retrospective cohort of Parkinson's disease (PD) patients who underwent bilateral subthalamic deep brain stimulation (STN DBS). T...

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