Table 1

Individual ant-parkinsonian medication before and six months after bilateral STN DBS implantation

PreoperativePostoperative
PatientLevodopa equivalent (mg/d)Apo infusion (mg/d)Apo sc (mg/d)Levodopa equivalent (mg/d)Apo infusion (mg/d)Apo sc (mg/d)Percentage change in daily levodopa equivalentPercentage change in total daily apomorphine
Apo, apomorphine; sc, subcutaneous. Percentage change is between preoperative and postoperative dose. Levodopa equivalent dose is defined in the text.
136001506080010042−60.5−32.4
223507515980015−58.3−83.3
31505303110509−26.6−72.3
427751200120000−56.8−100
55404597804512+44.4+5.6
6110030040000−63.6−100
72600080150000−42.3−100