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Table 3 Outcome measures pre and post stimulation therapy

From: Single arm prospective multicenter case series on the use of burst stimulation to improve pain and motor symptoms in Parkinson’s disease

Outcome DBS prior / stimulation parameter Pre stimulation (SD) Post stimulation (SD) P-value1 Sample size (n)
VAS scores No 8.9 (1.4) 3.8 (2.6) 0.00072 7
Yes 8.5 (1.4) 3.3 (2.5) .00012 8
VAS scores Continuous burst 9.4 (0.8) 4.9 (2.5) 0.002 6
Cycle mode burst 7.8 (1.4) 2.6 (2.0) .0001 7
  1. 1(t-test, two-tailed)
  2. 2Significant value defined as p-value < 0.05