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Tourette syndrome (TS) is a neuropsychiatric disorder with typical onset in childhood and characterized by chronic occurrence of motor and vocal tics. The disorder can lead to serious impairments of both quality of life and psychosocial functioning, particularly for those individuals displaying complex tics. In such patients, drug treatment is recommended.(More)
Neurodegenerative movement disorders, such as Huntington's disease (HD), have become a promising field for Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS). This study aims to contribute to the establishment of a well-grounded database including both expected and unexpected effects of pallidal DBS in HD, and to discuss the ethical and legal restrictions of DBS in cognitively(More)
The use of a composite graft of bovine trabecular demineralized bone matrix (DBM) and perichondrium has been found a reliable method for in vivo generation of cartilage. In the present study, the mechanism whereby this commercially available matrix increases cartilage formation was investigated. First, the time course of cartilage formation in vivo, in the(More)
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