Decrease in blood cortisol corresponds to weight gain following deep brain stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus in Parkinson's disease

Stereotact Funct Neurosurg. 2012;90(6):410-1. doi: 10.1159/000341707. Epub 2012 Oct 17.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Letter
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Deep Brain Stimulation / adverse effects*
  • Deep Brain Stimulation / methods
  • Humans
  • Hydrocortisone / blood*
  • Parkinson Disease / therapy*
  • Subthalamic Nucleus / physiology*
  • Weight Gain / physiology*

Substances

  • Hydrocortisone