Affiliation: Medical University of Vienna
- Usability of therapy controllers in elderly patients with deep brain stimulationIris Kaiser
Department of Neurosurgery, Medical University of Vienna, Wien, Austria
BMC Neurol 12:4. 2012..The aim of the study was to investigate the factors influencing the performance of elderly DBS patients with respect to usability aspects of Medtronic Access therapy controllers...
- Long-term effects of STN DBS on mood: psychosocial profiles remain stable in a 3-year follow-upIris Kaiser
Department of Neurosurgery, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
BMC Neurol 8:43. 2008..The present study investigated the effects of subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation on mood and psychosocial functions in 33 patients with advanced Parkinson's disease in a three year follow-up...
- Aging and technology in medical care: using the example of patient controllers in deep brain stimulationIris Kaiser
Department of Neurosurgery, Medical University of Vienna, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
Expert Rev Med Devices 7:759-66. 2010..We suggest strategies to optimize the use and acceptance of these devices, which have already entered the market. Moreover, future directions of deep brain stimulation and the usability of patient controllers are discussed...
- Deep brain pulse-generator and lead-extensions: subjective sensations related to measured parametersCamillo Sherif
Department of Neurosurgery, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Mov Disord 23:1036-40. 2008..Smaller pulse-generators for better cosmetic results, surgical procedures using larger tunneling instruments and one single tunnel for each lead-extension would provide better results for patients with BMI <30...