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Dystonia: a surgeon's perspective.

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Surgery for dystonia has a history stretching back for centuries including myotomy and other procedures on the musculoskeletal system. In the last century lesional procedures, mainly involving the pallidum became popular. More recently, with the advent of deep brain stimulation, bilateral medial pallidal stimulation has become commonplace. This review describes the issues with patient selection, technical aspects of implantation and effects as well as complications of the technique. Some of t...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
Journal:
Parkinsonism and related disorders
Volume:
15 Suppl 3
Pages:
S75-S80
Publication date:
2009-12-05
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EISSN:
1873-5126
ISSN:
1353-8020
URN:
uuid:592180f6-77b9-4a4f-ba4b-19713fc1ffd3
Source identifiers:
141163
Local pid:
pubs:141163

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