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Comparison of contralateral pallidotomy vs. pallidal stimulation after prior unilateral pallidotomy for Parkinson's disease.

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OBJECTIVES: Pallidal stimulation and pallidotomy are known to improve the symptoms of Parkinson's disease (PD). However, it is not known which modality produces greater benefit in patients who have already undergone unilateral pallidotomy. It is also suggested that the original pallidal surgery provides a greater benefit than subsequent pallidal surgery. The aim of this study was to analyze which modality produced greater PD symptom improvement in patients with a prior pallidotomy and whethe...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
Neuromodulation : journal of the International Neuromodulation Society
Volume:
14
Issue:
2
Pages:
117-122
Publication date:
2011-01-01
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EISSN:
1525-1403
ISSN:
1094-7159
URN:
uuid:7806143d-f1d7-4e57-a0e1-260d526c3e35
Source identifiers:
146568
Local pid:
pubs:146568

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