Table Effects of STN-DBS in PD patients at 4.5 ± 2.6 months postoperatively on motor behavior and mood (mean ± SD)

Sex, % femaleAge, yUPDRSHDRS
BaselineDBSBaselineDBS
* Within-group significant differences.
STN-DBS = subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation; UPDRS = Unified Parkinson’s Disease Rating Scale; HDRS = Hamilton Depression Rating Scale; NS = not significant.
Total sample (n = 24)3864.2 ± 7.945.6 ± 12.724.5 ± 10.7*8.4 ± 4.77.7 ± 7.2
Postoperatively nondepressed (n = 18)3365.7 ± 5.345.6 ± 9.823.4 ± 11.5*8.3 ± 4.05.0 ± 3.2*
Postoperatively depressed (n = 6)5063.5 ± 8.545.5 ± 20.928.3 ± 7.3*8.7 ± 6.917.7 ± 9.7*
Between group, pNSNSNSNSNS<0.05