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A spatiotemporal analysis of gait freezing and the impact of pedunculopontine nucleus stimulation.

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Gait freezing is an episodic arrest of locomotion due to an inability to take normal steps. Pedunculopontine nucleus stimulation is an emerging therapy proposed to improve gait freezing, even where refractory to medication. However, the efficacy and precise effects of pedunculopontine nucleus stimulation on Parkinsonian gait disturbance are not established. The clinical application of this new therapy is controversial and it is unknown if bilateral stimulation is more effective than unilatera...

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10.1093/brain/aws039

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Journal:
Brain : a journal of neurology
Volume:
135
Issue:
Pt 5
Pages:
1446-1454
Publication date:
2012-05-01
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EISSN:
1460-2156
ISSN:
0006-8950
Source identifiers:
316226

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