Deep brain stimulation linked to longer survival for Parkinson's patients


Photo: A Veteran gets checked by a physician; Copyright: Tommy Leonardi

Richard Hutton, a patient at the Parkinson's Disease Research, Education, and Clinical Center at the Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center in Philadelphia, underwent deep brain stimulation back in 2009. Here, he gets checked by Dr. Meredith Spindler.