DBS article published in American Journal of Psychiatry

Dr Terry Coyne’s collaborative research paper on Deep Brain Stimulation and the advantages of the surgery on patients with severe Tourette’s syndrome has been published in the prestigious American Journal of Psychiatry.

In this open study, the authors evaluated the effectiveness of DBS of the anteromedial globus pallidus interna on tic severity and common comorbidities.

Ten out of 11 patients with severe Tourette’s Syndrome have reported improvement after receiving deep brain stimulation surgery, according to University of New South Wales research published in the American Journal of Psychiatry.

Read the article here


Elisabeth Cannon, M.B.B.S.; Peter Silburn, M.B.B.S., Ph.D.; Terrence Coyne, M.B.B.S., F.R.A.C.S.; Karen O’Maley, R.N., M.N.; John D. Crawford, Ph.D.; Perminder S. Sachdev, M.D., Ph.D.

Research from the Neuropsychiatric Institute at Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia; the Centre for Clinical Research, University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland, Australia; St. Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital, Spring Hill, Queensland; and the School of Psychiatry, Brain, and Ageing Research Program at the University of New South Wales, Randwick.


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