S Flintham

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BACKGROUND Traditional methods for localisation of target nuclei for deep brain stimulation (DBS) have used brain atlas co-ordinates for initial targeting. It is now possible to visualise the subthalamic nucleus (STN) on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and determine the individual variability of its position. METHODS The present study was performed in(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS To evaluate the use of the NeuroMate stereotactic robot with a novel ultrasound registration system for movement disorder surgery (MDS). METHODS Using the robot in a frameless mode, 51 patients underwent MDS. Surgical planning was carried out using MRI data obtained more than 24 h before surgery. RESULTS 37 out of 50 targets in the(More)
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