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Sustained reduction of hypertension by deep brain stimulation.

Abstract:

Deep brain stimulators were implanted in the left periaqueductal gray matter (PAG) and sensory thalamus for right sided neuropathic facial pain refractory to other treatments in a man aged 58 years. PAG stimulation 8 months later acutely reduced systolic blood pressure by 25 mm Hg during revision surgery. One year post procedure, ambulatory blood pressure monitoring demonstrated significant and sustained reduction in blood pressure with PAG stimulation. Mean systolic blood pressure decreased ...

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10.1016/j.jocn.2009.02.041

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Physiology Anatomy & Genetics
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia
Volume:
17
Issue:
1
Pages:
124-127
Publication date:
2010-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1532-2653
ISSN:
0967-5868
Source identifiers:
106512
Language:
English
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pubs:106512
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uuid:536ea9c9-7728-4fcf-a719-5cacefe0d215
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pubs:106512
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2012-12-19

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