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This study examined the short-term motor and cognitive sequelae of unilateral posterolateral pallidotomy for patients with intractable Parkinson's Disease (PD). Unique to this study was the inclusion of electronic motor steadiness instrumentation among pre- and postsurgical assessment procedures. Fifteen PD patients underwent right-sided surgery and 10(More)
This study examined qualitative aspects of phonemic and semantic fluency before and after unilateral pallidotomy in patients with intractable Parkinson's Disease (PD). Specifically, clustering (number of similar words generated sequentially) and switching (number of changes or switches from one cluster to another) were evaluated for both fluency tasks.(More)
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