A patient with a resistant major depression disorder treated with deep brain stimulation in the inferior thalamic peduncle.

@article{Jimnez2005APW,
  title={A patient with a resistant major depression disorder treated with deep brain stimulation in the inferior thalamic peduncle.},
  author={Fiacro Jim{\'e}nez and Francisco Velasco and Rafael J Salin-Pascual and Jos{\'e} Arias Hern{\'a}ndez and Marcos Velasco and Jos{\'e} Luis Criales and Humberto Nicolini},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={57 3},
  pages={585-93; discussion 585-93}
}
OBJECTIVE AND IMPORTANCE The present report explored the effect of electrical stimulation on the inferior thalamic peduncle in a patient with resistant major depression disorder (MDD). CLINICAL PRESENTATION This report refers to a 49-year-old woman with a history of recurrent episodes of major depression for 20 years (12 episodes and 2 hospitalizations), fulfilling Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th edition, revised, criteria for MDD; in addition, the patient met… CONTINUE READING