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Pedunculopontine stimulation from primate to patient.

Abstract:
Deep brain stimulation (DBS) of the pedunculopontine nucleus (PPN) is a novel neurosurgical therapy developed to address symptoms of gait freezing and postural instability in Parkinson's disease and related disorders. Here we summarise our non-human primate investigations of relevance to our surgical targeting of the PPN and relate the primate research to initial clinical experience of PPN DBS.
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10.1007/s00702-011-0631-8

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Pereira, EA More by this author
Jenkinson, N More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
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Journal:
Journal of neural transmission (Vienna, Austria : 1996)
Volume:
118
Issue:
10
Pages:
1453-1460
Publication date:
2011-10-05
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EISSN:
1435-1463
ISSN:
0300-9564
URN:
uuid:8cf4f85b-029d-4e52-a521-0b0173a1258d
Source identifiers:
141632
Local pid:
pubs:141632

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