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Parkinson’s Disease
Volume 2017 (2017), Article ID 7163801, 4 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/7163801
Clinical Study

Subthalamic Nucleus Deep Brain Stimulation in Early Stage Parkinson’s Disease Is Not Associated with Increased Body Mass Index

Department of Neurology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1611 21st Ave S., A-0118 Medical Center North, Nashville, TN 37223-2551, USA

Correspondence should be addressed to David Charles; ude.tlibrednav@selrahc.divad

Received 24 February 2017; Accepted 30 April 2017; Published 6 June 2017

Academic Editor: Raja Mehanna

Copyright © 2017 Sarah H. Millan et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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