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Long-term follow-up of deep brain stimulation for anorexia nervosa

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  • PDV and EL contributed equally.

  • Contributors PDV designed and conceptualised the study, analysed and interpreted all data, and drafted and submitted the manuscript. GJBE and AB played a major role in the acquisition of data and imaging analysis, and critically reviewed the manuscript. EL, KS, PG and DBW played a major role in the acquisition of the psychometric data and reviewed the manuscript. NL and AL designed and conceptualised the study, revised the manuscript and are responsible for the overall content as guarantors.

  • Funding This study was funded by the Klarman Family Foundation (2012 and 2013 one year awards to AML) and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (2011 to 2014 CIHR fellowship to NL and AML).

  • Competing interests Dr. De Vloo has received grants from Research Fund-Flanders, the European Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, the Helaers Foundation, Medtronic, Boston Scientific, and St Jude-Abbott. Dr. Sutandar has received grants from the Klarman Family Foundation and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Dr. Lozano has received personal fees from Medtronic, Boston Scientific, St Jude-Abbott, and Functional Neuromodulation.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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