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Surgical treatment of dystonia.

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Dystonia is a neurological condition characterised by abnormal muscle contractions, often causing repetitive twisting movements or abnormal postures. Varying forms of surgical intervention, for dystonia unresponsive to medical therapy, have evolved over the years and have often been associated with poor outcomes and high morbidity. The advent of stereotactic neurosurgery and the success of Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) in treating a number of movement disorders has revolutionized the surgical ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Surgical Sciences
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International review of neurobiology More from this journal
Volume:
98
Pages:
573-589
Publication date:
2011-01-01
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ISSN:
0074-7742
Language:
English
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pubs:179760
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179760
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2012-12-19

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