[Criteria for indication and surgical treatment in Parkinson´s disease and epilepsy]

Rodríguez MG, Espallargues M, Fité A, Gironell A, Rocamora R, Rumia J, Toledo M, Montalbán X
Record ID 32012000864
Authors' objectives: General objective To issue clinical practice recommendations regarding criteria for the indication of surgical treatment in PD and epilepsy based on the available scientific evidence. Specific objectives To determine the efficacy, safety and efficiency of deep brain stimulation (DBS) in the treatment of idiopathic PD in patients with long-lasting disease. To determine the efficacy, safety and efficiency of different surgical techniques in the treatment of epilepsy refractory to drug therapy. To determine the minimum number of interventions to be performed by each multidisciplinary team to ensure the efficiency of the creation of the team and the quality of the intervention. To estimate the potential demand for interventions to be performed in Catalonia.
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2011
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: Spain
MeSH Terms
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Epilepsy
Organisation Name: Agencia de Qualitat i Avaluacio Sanitries de Catalunya
Contact Address: Antoni Parada, CAHTA, Roc Boronat, 81-95 (2nd floor), 08005 Barcelona, Spain, Tel. +34 935 513 928, Fax: +34 935 517 510
Contact Name: direccio@aatrm.catsalut.net / aparada@aatrm.catsalut.net
Contact Email: direccio@aatrm.catsalut.net / aparada@aatrm.catsalut.net
Copyright: Catalan Agency for Health Information, Assessment and Quality (CAHIAQ)
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