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Coping and quality of life of patients with Parkinson disease who have undergone deep brain stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus.
Shih, "Phonemic verbal fluency decline after subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation does not depend on number of microelectrode recordings or lead tip placement," Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, vol.
De la Casa-Fages B, Grandas F Dopamine dysregulation syndrome after deep brain stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus in Parkinson's disease.
Multi-patient learning increases accuracy for Subthalamic nucleus identification in deep brain stimulation.
Direct visualization of the human subthalamic nucleus with 3T MR imaging.
Among patients stimulated in the subthalamic nucleus, the score improved from 42.
These results indicate that verbal fluency deficits, the most frequent cognitive side-effect after DBS of the subthalamic nucleus, are probably secondary to surgical implantation," they wrote.
The OCD data also suggest reasonable efficacy and safety for the VC/VS, inferior thalamic peduncle, and subthalamic nucleus targets, but not the nucleus accumbens.
The most commonly targeted areas are the ventral intermediate thalamic nucleus (Vim), the globus pallidus internus (GPi), and the subthalamic nucleus (STN).
A study published online March 19 in Science shows that the technique exerts its effect on axons that feed into the subthalamic nucleus, rather than on the neurons in that structure.
BMT patients received optimized medical therapy, and DBS patients were further randomized to bilateral stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus (STN) or globus pallidus interna (GPi).