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Human periventricular grey somatosensory evoked potentials suggest rostrocaudally inverted somatotopy.

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BACKGROUND: Somatosensory homunculi have been demonstrated in primary somatosensory cortex and ventral posterior thalamus but not periaqueductal and periventricular grey matter (PAVG), a therapeutic target for deep brain stimulation (DBS) in chronic pain. AIMS: The study is an investigation of somatotopic representation in PAVG and assessment for a somatosensory homunculus. METHODS: Five human subjects were investigated using electrical somatosensory stimulation and deep brain macroelectrode ...

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10.1159/000348324

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
Stereotactic and functional neurosurgery
Volume:
91
Issue:
5
Pages:
290-297
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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EISSN:
1423-0372
ISSN:
1011-6125
URN:
uuid:bc0c018c-89cf-46d9-9d74-43cffd4c1909
Source identifiers:
407415
Local pid:
pubs:407415

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