Ann Clin Psychiatry 2021 11;33(4):251-257
Department of Psychiatry, Griffin Memorial Hospital, Norman, Oklahoma USA.
Background: The aims of this study were to evaluate the characteristics of patients and the pattern and rate of use of deep brain stimulation (DBS) for major depressive disorder (MDD) in the United States.
Methods: Data from the 2012-2014 Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS) included 116,890 patients. Patient variables included age, gender, race, median household income, insurance, primary diagnosis, primary procedure, length of stay, and total cost. Read More