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AIM Dystonia is a medically intractable condition causing twisting or myoclonic movements and abnormal postures. There is an important heterogeneity among etiologies of dystonia. The electrical stimulation of the globus pallidus has been used successfully in primary generalized dystonia. The aim of this study was to examine the long-term efficacy and safety(More)
We propose to evaluate the effect of sacral percutaneous thermorhizotomy on cerebral palsy children. A prospective study including 29 children followed by a multidisciplinary team was conducted from 1990 to 2000. A thermal radiofrequency lesion of the first sacral root was obtained by percutaneous puncture of the posterior intervertebral foramen with(More)
AIM To present the post-surgery clinical results of deep brain stimulation of the internal globus pallidus (GPi) in a group of paediatric patients with primary and secondary dystonic-dyskinetic syndrome. PATIENTS AND METHODS Between November 1996 and May 2006, 121 patients were submitted to interventions with bilateral deep brain stimulation of the GPi,(More)
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