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Disparities run deep: Parkinson's patients utilization of deep brain stimulation treatment reduced in demographic groups

Among Parkinson's disease (PD) patients, female, black, and Asian patients are substantially less likely to receive proven deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery to improve tremors and motor symptoms, according to a new report, which identified considerable disparities among Medicare recipients receiving DBS for Parkinson's disease.
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